Watch: ‘Everything is possible’ – Novak Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam after French Open triumph

June 14, 2021 0 Comments

Novak Djokovic has set his sights on the Golden Grand Slam of all four majors and the Olympic title, insisting: “Everything is possible”. The world No 1 captured a second French Open and 19th Slam with a 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday. It allowed him to become …

French Open 2021 men’s singles final live: Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

June 13, 2021 0 Comments

Head-to-head: Djokovic leads 5-2 2018 Toronto Hard R16 Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 2019 Madrid Clay F Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 2019 Shanghai Hard QF Tsitsipas 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 2019 Paris Hard QF Djokovic 6-1, 6-2 2020 Dubai Hard F Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 2020 French Open Clay SF Djokovic 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 2021 Rome …

French Open men’s singles semifinal live: Zverev fights back to take the third set against Tsitsipas

June 11, 2021 0 Comments

Head-to-head: Tsitsipas leads 5-2  Paths to the semi-final (x indicates seeded player): Zverev 1st rd: bt Oscar Otte (GER) 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 2nd rd: bt Roman Safiullin (RUS) 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) 3rd rd: bt Laslo Djere (SRB) 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 4th rd: bt Kei Nishikori (JPN) 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 QF: bt …

French Open, day 5 men’s roundup: Federer passes tough Cilic test; Djokovic cruises

June 3, 2021 0 Comments

Roger Federer became entangled in a rare running dispute with a chair umpire on Thursday before safely securing his place in the French Open last 32 while as Novak Djokovic eased into the third round for the 16th straight year. Federer saw off Marin Cilic for the 10th time in 11 meetings, winning 6-2, 2-6, …

Tennis: Novak Djokovic reaches semi-finals in Belgrade to go fifth on list of Open era wins

May 27, 2021 0 Comments

World No 1 Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals in Belgrade with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Federico Coria on Thursday that puts him fifth on the list of Open era wins. The 56-minute demolition of the 96th ranked Argentinian took Djokovic to 952 wins, putting him one win ahead of Guillermo Vilas. …

Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win 10th Italian Open title

May 16, 2021 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title on Sunday and set down a key marker two weeks out from the defence of his Roland Garros crown. Second seed Nadal won through 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in 2hr 49min against the defending champion in the 57th career showdown between …