Category Archive: Novak Djokovic

BECK: Novak needs rest, peace, and war

—- by Chris Beck —- “I feel I’m in a much better state of mind than maybe I was the end of last year,” Novak Djokovic told media before aiming to defend his… Continue reading

BECK: Why Federer, Graf still ahead of Serena

— by Chris Beck — Serena Williams and Roger Federer are both 35 and coming off wins at the Australian Open, stirring debate over who is the greatest of all time. Most fans… Continue reading

Djokovic wins French Open — sun comes out

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Djoker in Paris: Swinging in the Rain

Novak Djokovic often deals with adversity in matches by laughing at himself. At the French Open in Paris, he’s found comedy in the rain by playing along with the crowd cheering for French… Continue reading

Murray beats Djokovic at rainy Rome Masters

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Murray beats Goffin, Djokovic beats Rafa on Rome clay

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How Djokovic returns Raonic’s serves

              Milos Raonic’s serves put Alex Dolgopolov and Jo Tsonga on their heels swatting at the ball in Madrid. But Novak Djokovic somehow managed to step in… Continue reading

Why equality is good for all

  Tennis has a special place in male-female relations. More than other sports, men and women play side-by-side, inspiring fans and kids across genders. My elementary school buddies and I didn’t only emulate… Continue reading

Djokovic and Wawrinka exposed in morning light

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Novak’s strength: exploiting Roger’s weakness

Like other sports, tennis often boils down to who can use their strengths to take best advantage of an opponent’s weakness. When Novak Djokovic needed a crucial point in the Wimbledon final, he… Continue reading