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February 19th, 2019

Novak Djokovic: I Did Think About Leaving Tennis [Video]

Novak Djokovic nearly quit tennis, but wife Jelena helped him get back up.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:39 am in Videos | 1 Comment »

February 18th, 2019

Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Laureus World Sportsman Award

Novak Djokovic won another award on Monday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:28 pm in 2019 Season | 12 Comments »

January 28th, 2019

11 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic And The Australian Open

Some random thoughts on what went Down Under in Melbourne.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:06 pm in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 27th, 2019

Djokovic Dominates Nadal For 7th Australian Open Title, 15th Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic continues to show he’s the best on hard courts of all time.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 am in Australian Open | 52 Comments »

January 26th, 2019

2019 Australian Open Final Open Thread: Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal

Talk about the Australian Open men’s final.

Posted by Staff @ 10:37 pm in Australian Open | 73 Comments »

January 26th, 2019

Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal For The Australian Open Title, Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall picks the men’s final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:50 am in Australian Open | 23 Comments »

January 25th, 2019

Djokovic Pounds Pouille At Australian Open, Sends Message To Nadal

Novak Djokovic romped into his 7th Australian Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:27 am in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 24th, 2019

Novak Djokovic v Lucas Pouille In Australian Open SF #2, Who’s The Pick?

Can Lucas Pouille spoil a Novak Dokovic v Rafael Nadal Australian Open final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:02 pm in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Djokovic Gets Retirement From Nishikori, Pouille Ousts Raonic; Nadal v Tsitsipas Thurs At Australian Open

Lucas Pouille joined Stefanos Tsitsipas as two new faces to make a Grand Slam semifinal.

Posted by Staff @ 6:54 am in Australian Open | 15 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Nadal Dominates Tiafoe, Tsitsipas Next In Australian Open SFs; Djokovic Tests Nishikori

Will it be Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on Sunday?

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 21st, 2019

Novak Djokovic: A Couple Things (Injuries?) Have Surfaced

Might there be an injury issue for Novak Djokovic? He’s not saying.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:37 pm in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 21st, 2019

Zverev Gets Rocked By Raonic At Australian Open, Djokovic Needs 4; Nadal v Tiafoe In QFs

Will there be more upsets on opening day of the quarterfinals?

Posted by Staff @ 8:49 am in Australian Open | 56 Comments »

January 20th, 2019

Tsitsipas Tstuns Federer At Australian Open; Nadal Rolls, Tiafoe Pulls Upset Again

Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled the upset of the tournament.

Posted by Staff @ 8:41 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 19th, 2019

Favorites Djokovic, Zverev Cruise Into Australian R16; Nadal, Federer Face Tests

Federer v Tsitsipas, Nadal v Berdych at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 am in Australian Open | 21 Comments »

January 17th, 2019

Raonic Ousts Wawrinka In 4 Breakers, Djokovic Advances; Nadal v De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori withstood 59 aces from Ivo Karlovic at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:00 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »