The world number one ended his drought in the French Open after four attempts beating this Sunday the Scottish Andy Murray (2) – playing his first final in Paris – bringing the Serbian adds his Major number 12 and approaches Rafa Nadal and Pete Sampras.
Novak Djokovic thus joins the select group of players who have won all Grand Slam tournaments, becoming the eighth to do so. It is also the first player to have four consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. The other two are the legendary Rod Laver and Don Budge, although they did in the same season, something that is still possible for Serbia to win at Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows.
As on several occasions in the season, the world number one usually start a little slow and erratic. Despite having broken Murray in service the first ‘game’ of the first set, a number of inconsistencies added to the solid Scottish game from the baseline, led him to give up three straight. ‘Muzza’ knew how to manage the difference and partial won 6-3. Continue reading “Roland Garros 2016: Novak Djokovic goes into the history by winning the French Open”
Speaking of Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) is now talk of all courts to use a football term in the white sport. The world number one has been charged with two of the best players ever in the semifinals and final of Masters Tournament in London: Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer.
Sunday ‘ Nole ‘spent only two hot flashes in a couple of service games but was less to more and dominated from the rest to Federer suffered excessively little lucky performance of their service. With only 37% of points the second resigned four times before the oppressive harassment Novak Djokovic back with this title had 11 in 2015, matched Federer in history between 22-22, wins his fifth Masters Cup and is the first to get baste 4 row.
Against the background of the only defeat in the round robin still fresh, Djokovic raised the final with different face. The match began with a chance to break for Federer in the second ‘game’ the first set. He escaped ‘ Nole ‘mood after that jerk who was the one who stole the Swiss service in the next game and got away with confirmation 3-1. The ability of the number one pass an alarm to another domain is a trademark throughout the season mark. Yet the game just started and Federer in this type of tracks increases his tennis ability. Continue reading “ATP Tennis Finals 2015: Federer and Novak Djokovic sweeps achieved record high”
The world number one, the Serbian Novak Djokovic in a sustained production of less to more, defeated seven-time champion and number two, the Swiss Roger Federer in four sets Sunday in the Cathedral of Tennis in London thus adds his ninth Grand Slam crown, the third at Wimbledon.
It is also the second major title of the Balkans in 2015 having also lost the final of Roland Garros against Stan Wawrinka. This Djokovic has established itself as world number one as the most complete player in recent years on the circuit.
The first set had to Federer more active in the first six games. Attacking permanently with the right and going up to the network. Thanks to it no surprise that the Serbian broke in the sixth ‘game’ to be 4-2 up service. However the Swiss went from strength to shortcomings that left him soon 15-40. He saved one of the two breakpoints a short but masterful defense Djokovic backhand that Federer could not pass over the net put the party back in tables. Continue reading “Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic beat Federer in four sets and three-time champion”
Sunday ended the show at the Foro Italico with the conclusion of the Rome Masters which capped Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova as champions. Serbian tennis player defeated in the men’s final to Roger Federer while Russian player left no title to Carla Suarez will have to continue fighting for his first Premier Mandatory category title.
Novak Djokovic continues to make an impressive season with a start that it has qualified as the best of his career. Serbian tennis player has won the Australia Open, the Masters 1000 Indian Wells, Miami, Monte Carlo and now Rome where he won the final by 6-4, 6-3 victory over Roger Federer, the last player who managed to win back in February 28 tournament in Dubai.
Djokovic returned to be intractable and settled the final in just 74 minutes. The Serbian was accurate with his serve with whom he won 79% of points played conceding a single ball break Federer in the match. Nole dominated from the bottom and took the option to break that gave Federer in the tenth game take the first set. The blow was hard on Federer before a Djokovic to put direct and chained three consecutive games to put him 3-0 in the second set, an advantage that Roger could no longer be traced. Continue reading “Rome Masters 2015: Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova winning champions Roger Federer and Carla Suarez”
In the Miami Masters Itau, Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) added another victory in its quest to endorse the crown won last year. He beat Belgian Steve Darcis in sets only corridos with resistance from his opponent in the second set. The Alicante David Ferrer also adds to the same instance of eighth after beating Czech Lukas Rosol (26).
Andrea Petkovic (9) and Sabine Lisicki German players venture into quarter-finals with victories over Russian Ekaterina Makarova and Italy’s Sara Errani (11) both on the fast track.
From the ‘qualifier’ Darcis found no formula to stop ‘Nole’ in the opening but as has been happening in recent games, the Balkan cost second sets. As before Klizan where rescinded precisely this part, Djokovic had ups and downs and even gave his service in the ninth game allowing Darcis had the excellent choice to serve to force a third party. However this time he corrected time and sewed three straight games to finish 7-5 imposed in less than half an hour. This next opponent will be the eccentric Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine. Continue reading “Novak Djokovic and Ferrer in the second round”
The Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) won his fourth title this Sunday in the California Desert Indian Wells precisely emulating his vanquished, Swiss Roger Federer (2) after defeating him in three sets of a match with a lot of vibration and full of change of command.
For Djokovic is the title number 21 Masters 1000 (he is 6 even Rafa Nadal and Federer only 2) . Also joins the elite group of players who have won 50 tournaments or more. With the Swiss is still below the record 18-20 but 1-1 so far this year.
The match started at full steam by both giants but would ‘Nole’ who would touch the door first in the fourth game of the first set generating a breaking point. Federer extinguish the fire and the score remained 2-2. Then Djokovic lift a 0-30 in the next game. Continue reading “Indian Wells Masters 2015: Novak Djokovic retains title defeating Federer”
The Serbian Novak Djokovic – World number one – he is the king of Australia absolutely in the Open Era after adding his fifth title in the first Slam of the season on Sunday in four sets on the British Andy Murray (6) which aimed for the fourth time the title.
The match was intensely contested and had an uncertain outcome to average midway through the third set. From their Djokovic win 12 of 13 games, nine of them in the form followed to close in white the fourth set and enter the legend of tennis Australian soil.
The classic was as expected, bitter from the start. Long rallies, tireless defenses on both sides, fine touches with racket and sticks from baseline were the common denominator. He did not walk fine services in the first round. Ineffectiveness with the first serve and therefore the remainder had the advantage. So that four breaks of serve and only they would tie-break- decide the winner. Murray had twice advantage in roulette but Djokovic did not give up and took sleeve by a closed 7-6 (7-5). Continue reading “Australia Open 2015: Novak Djokovic beats Murray and five-time champion”