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  • Djokovic seeks to turn up heat in California desert

    Five-time champion Novak Djokovic will be out to reassert his dominance on the hard courts of Indian Wells this week, seeking to shake off the slump that has dogged him into 2017.

  • Nadal races into Acapulco ATP final

    Two-time champion Rafael Nadal rolled into the final of the ATP Mexico Open on Friday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Croatian Marin Cilic that extended the Spaniard's unbeaten record in Acapulco.

  • Djokovic through at ATP Acapulco on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday.

  • Djokovic back on court at Acapulco

    World number two Novak Djokovic will make his return from a shoulder injury at next week's ATP tournament in Acapulco, the Serb said on Friday.

  • Djokovic, Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped Davis Cup

    Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios hope the Davis Cup heals the wounds of their painful Australian Open exits this weekend when they will be the only two men in the top 15 taking part.

  • Agassi backs Djokovic to rebound quickly

    Andy Murray is yet to reach his maximum potential and should only get better but the world number one has not seen the back of Novak Djokovic, according to eight-times grand slam champion Andre Agassi.

  • Murray avoids Djokovic fate

    With Novak Djokovic's reign broken, Andy Murray boosted his claim to the Melbourne Park throne with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over American Sam Querrey to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.

  • Djokovic stunned by Istomin

    Uzbek Denis Istomin pulled off an Australian Open upset for the ages when he sent reigning champion Novak Djokovic tumbling out of the year's first grand slam in a near five-hour epic on Thursday.

  • Murray, Djokovic face testing draws at Aus Open

    World number one Andy Murray could face challenges from Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka if he is to reach a sixth Australian Open final following Friday's draw.

  • Murray, Kerber top seeds at Aus Open

    World number ones Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber were named the top seeds on Thursday for next week's Australian Open with organisers aligning with the current rankings.

  • The Djoker with the bat: Warne’s test

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia and former Australian cricketer Shane Warne took part in a game during a charity event in Melbourne.

  • Nadal praises new generation

    Rafael Nadal says the emergence of a new generation is just what tennis needs, while welcoming back old foe Roger Federer to help him keep them at bay.

  • Djokovic admits ‘unacceptable’ to hit ball into crowd

    Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.

  • Murray battles through

    World number one Andy Murray claimed his 26th consecutive victory on Wednesday with a battling 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 win over Austria's Gerald Melzer to reach the Qatar Open quarter-finals.

  • Djokovic beats Raonic to book last four spot

    Novak Djokovic books his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with an emotional 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5) victory over Milos Raonic.

  • Ripping yarn tells tale of Djokovic in crisis

    Novak Djokovic's problems come to an explosive head at the Shanghai Masters and the Serb now faces being knocked off world number one if he can't find a quick solution.

  • Another short work day sees Djokovic into semis

    Novak Djokovic's path to a 10th successive US Open semi-final has been a strange one, but the world number one isn't complaining.

  • Djokovic glad to see Russia

    Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic says he is happy that Russia avoided a blanket Olympic Games ban but admits the scandal was a dark episode for sport.

  • Djokovic defeats Nishikori in Rogers Cup final

    World number one Novak Djokovic continues his dominance of Kei Nishikori with a 6-3 7-5 victory in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Sunday.

  • Djokovic, Monfils reach Toronto semis

    Novak Djokovic says he needed some luck to escape over Tomas Berdych for a place in the semi-finals of the ATP Toronto Masters.

  • Djokovic joins tops seeds in Toronto quarters

    Top seed Novak Djokovic breezes into the quarter-finals as the Rogers Cup continues pretty much according to script at the Aviva Centre on Thursday.

  • Djokovic happy to be back on hard courts

    ​World number one Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing on his favoured hardcourt surface at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, but the Serb urged caution as he returns to action for the first time since his shock Wimbledon exit.

  • Djokovic vows to 'emerge stronger'

    Novak Djokovic insists he will come back stronger than ever after Sam Querrey ended the world number one's bid for tennis immortality in one of Wimbledon's greatest upsets.

  • Superstars, super coaches and selfie sticks

    One hundred and forty thousand punnets of strawberries ripened to perfection, 256 players dreaming of singles glory, 19 courts trimmed with precision - all for two weeks and one tournament. Wimbledon is here.

  • Djokovic, Federer drawn for semi-final clash

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer are drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year's Wimbledon which starts on Monday.

  • ‘Murray can end Djokovic's golden slam dream’

    Andy Murray has what it takes to ruin Novak Djokovic's dreams of sweeping to a 'golden slam', coach Ivan Lendl has said as the Scot prepares for another tilt at the Wimbledon title.

  • ‘Being part of the Fed/Rafa era a career booster’

    The moment Novak Djokovic accepted that being part of the Roger Federer/Rafael Nadal era was a chance, not a curse, everything improved for him. After winning his first French Open title, world's number one tennis player holds all four grand slams at the same time.

  • Novak staves off Rafa threat

    World number one Novak Djokovic fends off a resurgent Rafael Nadal 7-5 7-6 (4) in a pulsating battle on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open.

  • Nadal in Rome quarterfinal

    Spain's Rafael Nadal set up a likely quarterfinal clash with defending champion Novak Djokovic at the Rome Masters on Thursday after battling past Australian upstart Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-4 in the third round.

  • Rome next for Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic heads for Rome this week crediting an unscheduled pause in his claycourt season with helping him clinch a record 29th Masters title.

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