ZAGREB, Croatia - Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic, who now coaches Novak Djokovic and attended the top-ranked player's exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia, said on Friday he has tested positive for the coronavirus.The Croatian great, who won his ...
Jun 27, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Tennis players in Australia will have a chance to compete for prize money for the first time since March in a UTR pro series starting this weekend in Sydney and continuing in city hubs across the country from next week. ...
Jun 24, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Novak Djokovic tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia.The top-ranked Serb is the fourth player to test positive for the virus after first playing ...
Jun 23, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Novak Djokovic's charity tennis exhibition series, combined with an overall softening of coronavirus restrictions in Serbia and Croatia, has been followed by an increase in the number of positive cases among professional athletes.Two tennis players ranked among the ...
Jun 22, 2020
GRIGOR Dimitrov has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancellation of an exhibition event in Croatia where top-ranked Novak Djokovic was due to play in the final.Dimitrov, ranked No. 19 and a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist, is ...
Jun 22, 2020
BRISBANE, Australia - Ash Barty has joined the ranks of high-profile players concerned over the staging of the US Open while there's still so much uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic.The women's No. 1 hasn't had ...
Jun 15, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - There was no social distancing and few among the thousands of fans wore face masks - and Novak Djokovic approved.The fans filled the makeshift stands on Friday at Djokovic's Belgrade tennis club on the banks of the Danube ...
Jun 13, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is thinking of skipping the US Open - if it is played - and instead returning to competition on clay ahead of the rescheduled French Open.Speaking to Serbia's state broadcaster RTS on Tuesday, Djokovic said ...
Jun 10, 2020
NOVAK Djokovic is planning to set up a series of tennis tournaments in the Balkan region while the sport is suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.The top-ranked player's media team says the Adria Tour will start in Belgrade on ...
May 23, 2020
MADRID - Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to keep playing if the governing bodies of tennis make coronavirus shots obligatory once they become available.Nadal told the Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia this week that Djokovic and ...
May 9, 2020
MADRID - The tennis club where Novak Djokovic broke confinement rules in Spain said Tuesday it mistakenly allowed the top-ranked Serb to practice and apologized for the error.Djokovic published a video of him training on Monday in apparent violation of Spain&# ...
May 6, 2020
MADRID - Novak Djokovic apparently broke confinement rules in Spain by going back to a tennis court on Monday.Djokovic posted a video on Instagram showing him exchanging shots with another man at a tennis club in the coastal city of Marbella, where ...
May 5, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Novak Djokovic says if an anti-coronavirus vaccination is compulsory for tennis players to return to the world tours then he won't take it.Ranked No. 1 in the world, Djokovic said in a live Facebook chat he ...
Apr 21, 2020
NOVAK Djokovic says he spoke with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal about working with the ATP to set up a fund to help lower-ranked tennis players financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic.During an IG live session he held with three- ...
Apr 19, 2020
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Kim Clijsters has been given a wild card into next month's BNP Paribas Open, another step in her tennis comeback at age 36.The four-time major winner won in 2003 and 2005 at Indian Wells before ...
Feb 28, 2020
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-3, 6-1, on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships and remain unbeaten in 2020.Djokovic broke for a 4-2 lead in the first ...
Feb 27, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 in the ATP rankings Monday after winning his eighth Australian Open title, while Sofia Kenin's first Grand Slam trophy boosted her to a career-high No. 7 - and made her the leading ...
Feb 4, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Give Roger Federer credit for always showing up and always staying until the end, no matter how sick or hurt he might be.No, he did not beat Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semifinals.As it was, Federer was ...
Jan 31, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic was wondering, right along with everyone else, what sort of shape Roger Federer would be in for their Australian Open semifinal.At age 38, despite dealing with a painful groin muscle and coming off a draining five-setter, ...
Jan 30, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - The secret to Novak Djokovic's post-30 success? Not his best-in-tennis return. Or his limb-twisting, body-bending court coverage. Or even his baseline consistency or clutch gene.No, ask Djokovic to explain how he keeps ...
Jan 19, 2020
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