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August 3rd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Meets Michael Phelps In Rio, Whose Career Would You Want?

The greatest sportsman in Serbia met one of the greatest in the U.S.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:32 pm in Olympics | 11 Comments »

August 1st, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says He Couldn’t Ask For A Better Start To The Hardcourt Season, Hints He Might Not Play Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic is most pleased with his start to the summer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:14 pm in Canadian Open, Olympics | 63 Comments »

July 31st, 2016

Injured, Rusty Djokovic Beats Nishikori for Rogers Cup Title; Rio Olympics Next

“As the tournament goes on, I find that proper comfort level with shots, with the way I feel, with mental attitude,” Djokovic said. “And the two best performances have arrived in semifinals and finals at the right moment for me.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:54 pm in Canadian Open | 68 Comments »

July 30th, 2016

Novak Djokovic v Kei Nishikori For The Toronto Canadian Open Title, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks who’ll win the 2016 Canadian Open between Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:58 pm in Canadian Open | 80 Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Djokovic Finds Way To Win, Meets Monfils Not Raonic in Toronto SFs; Wawrinka-Nishikori Battle

“He’s playing great tennis at the moment,” Djokovic said. “He won Washington. He’s been playing more or less every day for the last couple of weeks. He’s feeling confident on the court.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in Canadian Open | 86 Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Thought About Skipping The Canadian Open Masters In Toronto

Novak Djokovic isn’t scared about the Zika virus.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:44 am in Canadian Open, Olympics | 3 Comments »

July 29th, 2016

Djokovic-Berdych, Raonic-Monfils Friday In Canadian Open Toronto QFs; Americans Go 0-4

The Top 5 seeds all made it to the Toronto quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Canadian Open | 55 Comments »

July 27th, 2016

Milos Raonic Left Alone; Novak Djokovic Djanky; Loaded Thursday In Toronto

“Those are the only, let’s say, downsides to the match…the overall performance was very pleasing considering it was the first hard court match for a long time.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Canadian Open | 24 Comments »

July 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Opens Play Wednesday In Toronto; Wawrinka, Berdych, Monfils Tuesday Winners

Novak Djokovic will try to get back on the winning track Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Canadian Open | 26 Comments »

July 26th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Says He Has No Expectations As He Tries To Win 30th Masters Event In Toronto

Novak Djokovic talks about the state of his game.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:09 am in Canadian Open | 17 Comments »

July 23rd, 2016

Toronto Preview: Lone Big 4 Entrant Novak Djokovic Returns As Heavy Favorite

Novak Djokovic is the only Top 4 player in Toronto, is he over whatever was bothering him in London?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 pm in Canadian Open | 107 Comments »

July 22nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Confirms Participation In Canadian Open, Rio Olympics And Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic has a busy summer planned.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:05 pm in Canadian Open | 59 Comments »

July 12th, 2016

Andy Murray Is Now Just 815 Ranking Points Behind Novak Djokovic In The 2016 ATP Race

Andy Murray actually has a shot at Novak Djokovic’s No. 1 ranking!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:08 am in Year-End No. 1 | 211 Comments »

July 2nd, 2016

Novak Djokovic: I’m Not 100% Healthy And I Don’t Want To Talk About It Here

Novak Djokovic might be battling some sort of person or physical issue.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:42 pm in Wimbledon | 25 Comments »

July 1st, 2016

Novak Djokovic Down 2 Sets To Sam Querrey at Wimbledon; Roger Federer Only Man Into 4th RD

Juan Martin Del Potro marked his return while Novak Djokovic’s Wimbledon hangs in the balance.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:54 pm in Wimbledon | 253 Comments »