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US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic Wins 14th Grand Slam Title

Novak Djokovic produced an impeccable performance to beat Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final and win his 14th Grand Slam title. The 31-year-old Serb won 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to earn his third triumph in New York and equal American great Pete Sampras' haul of major trophies. Djokovic, who won Wimbledon in July, will climb to third in the world after back-to-back Grand Slam victories. Only great rivals Roger Federer (20) and Rafael Nadal (17) have won more. Argentine third seed Del Potro, 29, was playing his…

US Open: Roger Federer Suffers Shock Defeat

Five-time champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round by world number 55 John Millman. Federer squandered a one-set lead and fell to the Australian 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3) in the fourth round of the US Open on Monday night, at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The crowd who were overwhelmingly behind the Swiss, could not believe what they were seeing, as the second seed suffered his first defeat in 41 matches at the US Open. It is Federer’s earliest loss at a slam since the Australian…

Federer Crashes Out Of Wimbledon As Djokovic Makes Semis

Defending champion Roger Federer has been dethroned by eighth seed Kevin Anderson who came back from two sets down to reach his first Wimbledon semi-final. Anderson who was a 2017 US Open finalist, recovered to win 2-6 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 6-4 13-11 in an epic which lasted 4 hours and 13 minutes. Federer, playing in the unfamiliar surroundings of Court One for the first time in three years, oozed confidence as early as the opening game when he broke Anderson's huge serve with ease and then again in the ninth game before…

Madrid Open: Britain’s Kyle Edmund Beats Novak Djokovic

British number one Kyle Edmund beat 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic in three sets to reach the third round of the Madrid Open. Edmund, 23, beat the 30-year-old Serb 6-3 2-6 6-3 in one hour, 40 minutes and will now climb into the world's top 20. He will play David Goffin in the next round after the Belgian's 7-5 6-3 win over Robin Haase of the Netherlands. "It was a great experience to beat Novak, he is a legend of the game," Edmund told Sky Sports. "It's time to try and beat these guys and I was…

Djokovic Pulls Out Of Abu Dhabi Event, Doubtful For Australian Open

Former world number one Novak Djokovic’s preparation for next month’s Australian Open suffered a blow after he pulled out of the season-opening exhibition event in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The 12-time Grand Slam winner’s withdrawal was as a result of pain in his right elbow. He was scheduled to kickstart the new season against Roberto Bautista Agut but was advised by his medical team to skip the tournament just hours before the match. Djokovic has not played since he was forced to retire against Tomas Berdych in the…

‘Injured’ Novak Djokovic To Miss U.S Open

Novak Djokovic, Serbian professional tennis player, is set to miss the U.S Open due to elbow injury. The 30-year-old has been struggling with a long-term elbow problem, which forced him to retire in the quarter finals at Wimbledon. He retired at a set-and-a-break down to Tomas Berdych in the last-eight at the All England Club and cited a longstanding elbow issue as the reason for pulling out – something he has been struggling with for nearly 18 months. His doctor, Zdeslav Milinkovic, told Serbian newspaper Sportski…

Wimbledon: Federer Beats Raonic, To Face Berdych In Semis

Roger Federer defeated Canadian Milos Raonic in three straight sets to advance to the semi-final of the Wimbledon men’s tennis. The Swiss, who is yet to drop a set, beat last year's runner-up 6-4 6-2 7-6 as he won in his 100th singles match at Wimbledon. The 35-year-old veteran will now play Czech Tomas Berdych in the first semi-final on Friday. Berdych was gifted his match against number 2 seed Novak Djokovic, after he injured his shoulder in his fourth round match against Adrian Mannarino on Tuesday. The Serbian…