Tag: Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open men’s semifinals just two wins away from becoming the first man to win a calendar year Grand Slam since 1969. (Image: Cory Sipkin)

US Open Men’s Semifinals: Can Zverev Stop Djokovic’s March to History?

Novak Djokovic stands just two wins away from the first men’s calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years, not to mention taking the all-time lead in major championships. To keep that dream alive, he’ll first have to beat a game Alexander Zverev in the US Open semifinals on Friday. Djokovic once […]

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open as the favorite to win the tournament and complete a historic calendar-year Grand Slam. (Image: USOpen.org)

US Open Odds: Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Favorites in New York

Novak Djokovic will attempt to become the first man to win a calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years – not to mention the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles – when he enters the US Open as the clear favorite in New York this week. Djokovic begins his quest with […]

Serena Williams announced that she will skip the US Open due to a torn hamstring suffered during Wimbledon. (Image: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

Serena Williams Drops Out of US Open Due to Hamstring Injury

Serena Williams hasn’t played in a tennis tournament since tearing her right hamstring in her first-round match at Wimbledon this June. Now, the American star has confirmed that the injury will keep her out of the US Open as well. Williams posted the news on her social media outlets on […]

Both Rafael Nadal (left) and Naomi Osaka (right) have dropped out of the 2021 Wimbledon tournament. (Image: Scott Barbour/AAP Image)

Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal Pull Out of Wimbledon, Odds Shift to Other Favorites

Wimbledon is losing two of its biggest attractions for this year’s tournament, as both Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal have dropped out of the tournament for different reasons. Osaka’s agent released a statement on Thursday, explaining the player’s decision to skip Wimbledon. Barty becomes Wimbledon favorite after Osaka withdrawal Osaka […]

Novak Djokovic (left) stunned Rafael Nadal (right) in four sets on Friday to reach the 2021 French Open final. (Image: Reuters)

Djokovic Stuns Nadal, Favored Over Tsitsipis in French Open Final

Novak Djokovic handed Rafael Nadal only his third career loss at Roland Garros on Friday to reach the French Open final and end the Spaniard’s bid for a 21st Grand Slam title. Djokovic overcame losing the first set to beat Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in front of a […]

Rafael Nadal exited the Australian Open after losing a two-set lead to Stefanos Tsitsipas in their quarterfinal match. (Image: Reuters)

Rafael Nadal, Ashleigh Barty Stunned in Australian Open Quarterfinal Upsets

Stefanos Tsitsipas rallied from two sets down to defeat Rafael Nadal on Wednesday in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Tsitsipas ended Nadal’s run for a 21st Grand Slam title, coming from behind to win 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 7-5. Tsitsipas Experiences ‘Nirvana’ in Comeback Win The 34-year-old […]

Serena Williams will take on Simona Halep in one of four Australian Open quarterfinal matches on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

Australian Open Quarterfinals: Williams Faces Halep, Djokovic Battles Zverev

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will both play their quarterfinal matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday after facing tough tests in the fourth round over the weekend. Both Williams and Osaka needed three sets to get by their seeded opponents on Sunday. Williams Faces Halep in Quarterfinals Williams got […]

Novak Djokovic survived a test from Frances Tiafoe to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. (Image: Peter Staples/ATP Tour)

Australian Open: Djokovic Survives, Andreescu Bounced in Second-Round Matches

Novak Djokovic turned back a challenge by American Frances Tiafoe on Wednesday, ultimately prevailing in four, hard-fought sets to advance to the third round at the Australian Open. The top-seeded Djokovic defeated Tiafoe 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in a 3.5-hour match. Djokovic Breaks Through in Fourth Set The […]