Latest Novak Djokovic News

Djokovic matches Federer's record with 6th ATP Finals title

Nov. 20, 2022 16:07 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb. Djokovic won 7-5, 6-3 to secure his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger...

Novak Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open in January

Nov. 16, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government confirmed on Thursday that Novak Djokovic had been granted a visa to compete in the Australian Open in January a year after he was deported over his stance against COVID-19 vaccination. The 21-time Grand Slam singles champion had...

Unvaccinated Djokovic set for visa to play Australian Open

Nov. 15, 2022 13:18 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A year after Novak Djokovic's high-profile deportation from Australia because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19, the 21-time Grand Slam champion is set to be granted a visa to enter the country so he can compete at the Australian Open in January. The...

Ruud downs Auger-Aliassime in ATP Finals opener

Nov. 13, 2022 11:37 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Third-seeded Casper Ruud eased to a straight-set victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime in the opening match of the ATP Finals on Sunday. The match was largely dominated by serving and a solitary break in the seventh game of the second set proved enough for the...

Danish teenager Rune stuns Djokovic to win Paris Masters

Nov. 06, 2022 12:50 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Unseeded Danish teenager Holger Rune staged a stunning comeback to secure the biggest victory of his career by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the Paris Masters on Sunday. Rune denied Djokovic a record-extending 39th Masters title. ...

Pegula, Gauff 1st 2 US women in Top 4 since Serena, Venus

Oct. 24, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff are the first pair of U.S. women both in the top four spots of the WTA rankings since sisters Serena and Venus Williams were up there a dozen years ago. Pegula rose two places to a career-best No. 3 on Monday, a day after winning the biggest title of her...

Lawyer: Djokovic has good chance of getting Australian visa

Oct. 13, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A Melbourne-based immigration lawyer says Novak Djokovic will likely be successful if he applies for a visa to enter Australia for the season-opening tennis major next year despite his high-profile deportation in January. It could be as simple as writing...

Djokovic wins Astana final in straight sets for 90th title

Oct. 09, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Novak Djokovic needed only 75 minutes to win his 90th tour title, overcoming third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Astana Open on Sunday. Djokovic dominated his Greek opponent from the start, winning the first game in little more...

Analysis: Think of Federer's Laver Cup as an All-Star affair

Sep. 25, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is, by his own admission, a jokester. A couple of his Laver Cup teammates would agree. Stefanos Tsitsipas, the 2021 French Open runner-up, described the 20-time Grand Slam champion as “goofy and giggling” in the locker room during the three-day...

'Prime Time' Tiafoe lifts Team World to 1st Laver Cup win

Sep. 25, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The last to arrive, befitting his reputation in the locker room, Frances Tiafoe strutted into the post-match news conference after clinching Team World's Laver Cup victory over Roger Federer's star-studded Team Europe and shouted, “Champs are here!” Then the...