Rafael Nadal’s return to the world number one position for the eighth time in his career was confirmed when the ATP rankings were released on Monday.
World number one Novak Djokovic won his first Japan Open title and the 76th of his career with a dominant 6-3 6-2 win over Australian John Millman in the final in Tokyo yesterday.
Novak Djokovic’s US Open title defence came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting a chorus of boos from the crowd at Flushing Meadows.
Novak Djokovic is feeling right at home on the Arthur Ashe Stadium hardcourt on Monday, which may be bad news for anyone hoping to deny the defending champion from adding to his Grand Slam tally.
Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to see off Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday as the world number one returned to competition for the first time since beating Roger Federer in last month’s epic Wimbledon final.
Maybe when the fans start serenading Novak Djokovic in a Centre Court love-in it will be time for the Serb to call it a day.
“When the crowd is chanting ‘Roger’ I hear ‘Novak’,” freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to keep afloat as they bid to dethrone the sport’s A-list stars.
Lack of grass courts will not be detrimental to Djokovic’s bid to defend his title.
Novak Djokovic on Wednesday shrugged off Nick Kyrgios’s characterisation of him as “cringeworthy” and “having an obsession with wanting to be liked” by insisting the firebrand Australian is a “good guy”.
Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open.
Rafael Nadal proved that he would still be the man to beat when the French Open begins later this month after he humbled Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1.
Novak Djokovic tightened his grip on the ATP tennis rankings Monday following his win in the Madrid Open.
Djokovic dismisses any suggestion of friction with Federer and Nadal as tennis politics spilled over to the Miami Open.
World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic crowned a winning return to the courts after surgery with the Laureus sportsman of the year award.
Novak Djokovic claims a record seventh Australian Open crown as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3.
Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open semi-finals for a 7th time after eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired hurt.
Djokovic and Tsonga will take a trip down memory lane today to renew their rivalry.
Djokovic is satisfied with how the grand slams are reacting to higher paychecks calls.
Double defending champion Roger Federer will start his bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles next week.
The women’s draw looks more open even with Serena Williams back.
An inspired Alexander Zverev beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the ATP Finals.
Novak Djokovic fears staging a revamped Davis Cup finals and a revived ATP World Team Cup weeks apart could hurt the sport.
World number one Novak Djokovic leapt to the defence of great rival Roger Federer.
Nadal has pulled out of ATP Tour Finals in London due to injury, so Novak Djokovic will end the year as world number one.
Novak Djokovic ruins Roger Federer’s ambitions of a 100th career title as he outlasted his great adversary 7-6(6) 5-7 7-6(3).
Mountain climbing helped Djokovic rediscover his mojo to win the 2018 Wimbledon.
World number one Rafa Nadal said yesterday that he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover.
Djokovic set off on a five-day hike in the French Alps that proved transformative.
Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the US Open.