Latest Novak Djokovic News

Djokovic to return to Indian Wells for 1st time in 5 years, joined by Nadal, Alcaraz, Swiatek, Osaka

Feb. 07, 2024 14:48 PM EST

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Novak Djokovic is returning to the BNP Paribas Open for the first time in five years in pursuit of a record sixth title in the Southern California desert. The world’s top-ranked male player last competed at Indian Wells in 2019, when he lost in the...

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner and others set for Saudi Arabia exhibition

Feb. 05, 2024 17:07 PM EST

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz and new Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner are slated to participate in an exhibition event in Saudi Arabia in October, the kingdom's latest move into tennis. Daniil Medvedev and Holger Rune are the other...

Sinner rallies from 2 sets down to beat Medvedev in Australia and clinch his first Grand Slam title

Jan. 28, 2024 12:17 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jannik Sinner lined up a forehand, drilled it down the line and dropped to the court on his back, giving himself some moments to process how he'd managed to come back from two sets down to win his first Grand Slam title. The 22-year-old Sinner found a...

Unflappable so far, Sinner prepares for his first major final. He faces Medvedev in Australia

Jan. 27, 2024 08:19 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One thing people have noticed about Jannik Sinner is how unflappable he's been on his run to the Australian Open final. And the big smile. In the semifinals against 10-time title-winner Novak Djokovic, who had never lost a match after reaching the last...

Analysis: Don't write off Novak Djokovic after his Australian Open loss to Jannik Sinner

Jan. 26, 2024 15:26 PM EST

It might be tempting to see some tidy symbolism and greater significance in Novak Djokovic’s loss to Jannik Sinner in the Australian Open semifinals. The end of the thirtysomething Djokovic's 33-match winning streak at Melbourne Park. The end of his bid for an 11th championship...

Sinner ends 10-time champion Novak Djokovic's Australian Open streak, faces Medvedev for the title

Jan. 26, 2024 10:58 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jannik Sinner ended one of Novak Djokovic's perfect streaks in an Australian Open upset and then got to relax while Daniil Medvedev rallied from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev after midnight to secure the other place in the final. Just about...

Djokovic says one Australian Open semifinal loss is not the beginning of the end

Jan. 26, 2024 06:19 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A solitary loss in 11 semifinals at the Australian Open was nowhere near enough for Novak Djokovic to contemplate a generational change in tennis. Djokovic didn't get a look at a breakpoint during a 6-1, 6-2, 6-7 (6), 6-3 loss to Jannik Sinner on Friday...

Jannik Sinner ends 10-time champion Novak Djokovic's unbeaten streak in the Australian Open semifinals

Jan. 26, 2024 02:11 AM EST
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jannik Sinner ends 10-time champion Novak Djokovic's unbeaten streak in the Australian Open semifinals.

Zverev ousts Alcaraz to move into Australian Open semis against Medvedev; Zheng into 1st semifinal

Jan. 24, 2024 11:36 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Alexander Zverev made no mistake with his second chance to close out a win over No. 2-ranked Carlos Alcaraz on Wednesday night and moved into an Australian Open semifinal against two-time finalist Daniil Medvedev. The sixth-seeded Zverev missed a chance...

10-time champ Djokovic beats Fritz, will play Sinner in Australian Open semis

Jan. 23, 2024 10:42 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nobody has ever been better at this end of the Australian Open than Novak Djokovic, the 10-time champion. Every time he's won a quarterfinal at Melbourne Park — as he did against Taylor Fritz on Tuesday — he's gone on to win the title. ...