PARIS: Rafael Nadal's record 21st Grand Slam title, secured in an epic Australian Open final on Sunday was hailed by both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic who had been tied with him on 20.
MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal marched into the final of the Australian Open to be just one match away from becoming the all-time men’s Grand Slam leader after overcoming Matteo Berrettini in their semi-final on Friday.
MELBOURNE: World number four Stefanos Tsitsipas did not drop a service game, despite losing a set, as he overcame Benoit Paire to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open on Saturday.
BELGRADE: Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic arrived back home in Belgrade Monday after his deportation from Australia over his coronavirus vaccination status demolished his dream of earning a record 21st Grand Slam title in Melbourne.
MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal, the only Australian Open champion in the men’s draw after nine-time winner Novak Djokovic’s deportation, opened his campaign in blistering fashion in Melbourne on Monday.
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic was again detained in Australia Saturday, after authorities ripped up his visa for a second time and declared the unvaccinated tennis superstar a threat to the public.
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic’s family has railed against the superstar’s shock detention in Australia, as the world tennis number one spent the night in a Melbourne immigration detention facility.
MELBOURNE: World number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday that he was heading to the Australian Open to defend his title after being granted a Covid-19 medical exemption to play.