Novak Djokovic & French Open
Novak Djokovic (born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is ranked the World No. The French Open (or Tournoi de Roland-Garros, named after the famous French aviator Roland Garros) is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. /5
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In the Men's Draw, defending French Open champion Novak Djokovic won his first round match in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.
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My all time fav to coach my latest fav! 😍. Novak Djokovic announces Andre Agassi will coach him at French Open.
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Novak Djokovic will have a new coach at the French Open. Andre Agassi will join him in Paris.
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World number one Novak Djokovic beat Britain's Andy Murray to win his first French Open title and complete the career Grand Slam.
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Novak Djokovic became the winner of this year’s Wimbledon men’s singles competition on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer, who has won the title an astounding seven times. In 2013, Djokovic lost in the final at Wimbledon to Andy Murray, who was hoped to become first British men’s winner in 77 years. Djokovic lost his year’s U.S. Open and French Open to Rafael Nadal. Related: Wimbeldon Stars Novak Djokovic And Grigor Dimitrov Do Striptease “The most special Grand Slam final I’ve played,” the 27-year-old Serbian said. “At the time in my career, for this Grand Slam trophy to arrive is crucial, especially after losing several Grand Slam finals in a row. I started doubting, of course, a little bit. I needed this win a lot.” As he did when he won in 2011, Djokovic plucked grass from the court and ate it. “It tastes like the best meal I ever had in my life,” he said. Federer, a fierce competitor, was gracious in his defeat. “Winning or losing, it’s always something special and something yo ...
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Murray, Djokovic on semis collision course - 20 June 2014, 13:19 Defending champion Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the man he beat in 2013 to capture Britain's first Wimbledon title in 77 years, on Friday landed in the same half of this year's draw, leaving Roger Federer the biggest winner. Murray, who has been seeded three, could face top-seeded Djokovic in the last four while seven-time champion Federer, the fourth seed, is scheduled to renew his rivalry with world No 1 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. But Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion, has been seeded second this year after losing in the first round in 2013 and getting knocked out in the second round 12 months earlier. The 28-year-old Spaniard, who won a ninth French Open earlier this month, has already expressed fears over whether or not his famously brittle knees will stand up to two weeks of grasscourt tennis. His mood will not have been helped by the draw which lined him up for a possible second round clash against big-hitting Czech Lukas Ros . ...
During a rain delay at the 2014 French Open, Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic makes an incredible gesture towards the ball boy holding an umbrella for him. Currently ranked number two in the world, Djokovic has won six Grand Slam singles titles so far.
It was a busy weekend for sports fans….here is your Monday morning weekend recap: - Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs to tie the series at 1-1 - Dale Earnhardt, Jr. wins the Pocono 400 - Tonalist won at Belmont dashing the hopes of a Triple Crown for California Chrome - Rafael Nada wins the French Open for the 9th time beating Novak Djokovic
Current Affairs 09-JUNE-2014: - The book titled Getting India Back on track – An Action Agenda for Reform was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 June 2014 in New Delhi. 24 engineering students of Vigyan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology of Hyderabad were drowned in Beas River in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on 8 June 2014.The students including 18 boys and 6 girls were swept away while taking photographs near Thalot on Manali-Kiratpur Highway that is 40 km from Manali. The incident happened after water-level rose suddenly due to water released from the reservoir of 126 MW Larji hydropower project. The floodgates of reservoir were opened without any warning. Rafael Nadal (rank no. 1) of Spain won the French Open title 2014 for the ninth time on 8 June 2014. He is the first men to win five French Open titles in a row. He won against Novak Djokovic (rank no. 2) of Yugoslavia with 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, and 6-4 in the final. Petro Poroshenko was sworn-in as the President of Ukraine in ...
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PARIS – Still the King. Rafael Nadal of Spain won an unprecedented ninth French Open championship Sunday, denying Serbia's Novak Djokovic his quest to secure a career Grand Slam with the only major he lacks.
(GETTY IMAGES) (CNN) -- Rafael Nadal wore down Novak Djokovic in another enthralling meeting of the two best players in the world Sunday to claim his record ninth French Open title. Nadal dropped the first set before fighting back to win 4-6
Rafael Nadal shows off his fit physique during his men’s singles final match against Novak Djokovic on day fifteen of the 2014 French Open at Roland Garros on Sunday (June 8) in Paris, France. The 28-year-old Spanish star took home his ninth French Open after defeating the 27-year-old Serbian player
Novak Djokovic won the first set of the French Open final 6-3, breaking Rafael Nadal in the eighth game Sunday and then holding to take the early lead.
Rafael Nadal shook off a lost first set Sunday to beat Novak Djokovic in the French Open final, the Spaniard's record ninth career title at Roland Garros.
BREAKING: Rafael Nadal wins the French Open title over Novak Djokovic. Story to follow.
Yet another high-octane clash Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal in yet another Grand Slam final. O.o Rafael Nadal is seeking his record ninth French Open title. It's a compelling match in the as Djokovic has won the first set but Nadal has broke the Serb in the second Nadal has beaten Djokovic 22 times but only twice has he done so having lost the first set. :D 😜
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Rafael Nadal faces Novak Djokovic in the French Open final today at Roland Garros. Who's going to win?
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While it may be the second time that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic lock horns in a French Open final, it is the first and perhaps the only time in his glittering career that the King of Clay enters the match knowing that a defeat would anything but shock the world.
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Novak Djokovic vs Rafa Nadal today in Paris. French Open title and number 1 ranking decided today.
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MORNING NEWS THE HEADLINES: *to be sworn-in today as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, after Telangana was carved out. *Chinese Foreign Minister arrived in New Delhi today on a two-day visit to India for talks with the new government. *recovers 18 live bombs and detonators in Ranchi. *power plant attains full capacity of 1,000 Mega watt. *to begin operations today. *And in Tennis, wins French Open for the second time; Beats Simona Halep in a thrilling final; meets Novak Djokovic for the Men's Singles title today
Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic Final again ! Winning today makes Djokovic only the sixth player in history to achieve Career slam ! And also the World number 1 again ! Djokovic has beaten Nadal in his last 4 matches against him taking 8 out of 9 sets ! Going by the stats and previous tournament's form Djokovic is the clear favorite ! But it is French Open ! It is Clay Court and Djokovic to play the undisputed clay king ! Rafael Nadal plays at his best here ! Winning today makes Nadal's Grand Slam tally to 14 equaling Pete Sampras Grand Slam record ! We are going to witness one of the greatest Grandslam finals of all time today ! Just Don't miss this !!!
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GOOD MORNING! ALL INDIA RADIO PRESENTS MORNING NEWS. The HEADLINES: *Uttar Pradesh government constitutes SIT to probe the gangrape and murder case of Badaun. *BJP leader Amit Shah exempted from appearing in CBI court in connection with Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. *Aam Aadmi party denies any rift in the party. *Industry heads in a Pre-Budget meeting with Finance Minister ask for economic reforms to revive investor sentiment. And in Sports *Eighth time champion Rafael Nadal to clash with Serbia's Novak Djokovic for the Mens singles title in French Open; In the women's doubles final, the pair of Su-Wei-Hsich of Taipei and Shuai Peng of China meet Italian duo of Sara Errani and Roberta
After 126 men's singles matches, the French Open ends Sunday with the blockbuster we wanted to see along: No. 1 Rafael Nadal vs. No. 2 Novak Djokovic.
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Novak Djokovic and his big serve beat Ernests Gulbis 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to French Open men's final.
Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal will renew their rivalry when they meet the men's singles final at the French Open after both won emphatically in the semis on Friday.
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The only man standing between Rafael Nadal and a record ninth French Open title (& 5th in a row) is Novak Djokovic:
It's set. Nadal, Djokovic will play for French Open title, No. 1 ranking.
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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have met each other in French Open on five occasions, with the Spaniard leading undefeated 5-0.
The French Open 2014 has reached the finals stage. The main attraction of the finals though is the greatest rivalry in modern tennis - World No1. Rafael Nadal Vs World No.2 Novak Djokovic. The duo have clashed for 41 times (the most in the open era), with Nadal leading 22-19 over Novak. As we know, the Spaniard is the KING OF CLAY, and has won 8 of the 9 French Opens that he participated. Out of 61 matches played till date, he has lost jus a single match against Robin Soderling in 2009. So, an amazing 60-1 W-L record. Can the Serbian tame the raging Spanish bull who is lookin for his 14th career Grand Slam and 9th French Open title??.. In my opinion, it wud be a BIG NO as evident from his performances in this tournament. But, anythng can happen on the day of final as we saw in the final of this yr's Aus open. But, all the above is on Sunday. Tomoro is the women's final between Russia's Maria Sharapova and Romania's Simona Halep. Simona is the current world no.4 and Sharapova world no.7, but the latter ha ...
Rafael Nadal comfortably beat Andy Murray 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 to reach the French Open final on Sunday, when he will face Novak Djokovic
My boy Rafael Nadal wins 34th match in a row at Roland Garros beating Andy Murray 63 62 61 and will try to earn his 5th straight French Open title (9th overall) and 14th Grand Slam crown come Sunday vs Novak Djokovic.
Andy Murray's impressive French Open came to a brutal end with a thrashing by Rafael Nadal, who will face Novak Djokovic in the mens finals on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal thrashes Andy Murray to set up French Open finals with Novak Djokovic. :D Dear Andy, this is french open not ur Wimbledon dude.. Only Rafa is allowed to rule here.. :D N mr. Djokovic. I guess u might be ready to get trolled.. best of luck (y) tik tok ;)
The Crusader - It has been easy to forget that Novak Djokovic is the best tennis player in the world.
At Roland Garros this week the men are providing some great entertainment with two great semi finals lined up. Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray will meet in perhaps the most intriguing match yet of the 2014 French Open. Nadal, ranked No. 1 and the reigning champion, takes on Murray, the comeback kid who wants to dethrone the King of Clay. On the surface, the other semifinal matchup between Novak Djokovic and Ernests Gulbis pits the over-achieving Serbian against Latvia's class clown, they enter this match seeking the same thing, something they have never accomplished before. While the ladies are not to be forgotten as a wild start has made way for a mostly scratch close. After early favorites bounced, other contenders have stepped up to fight for the crown, Maria Sharapova has taken over the title as the favorite, Sharapova will have to defeat upstart Eugenie Bouchard, who is in her second consecutive semi. Joining the two women on court will be No. 4 Simona Halep and No. 28 Andrea Petkovic. In International ...
We move into the semi's of the French Open with the Women's matches taking place tonight (11pm start) and the men's tomorrow. I will give a joint preview for both days matches. -Maria Sharapova ($1.30) vs Eugenie Bouchard ($3.45)- Bouchard goes up against her idol growing up. My head tells me Sharapova. Whilst I'm a bit biased towards her I think Bouchard can take it to Maria and send it to a 3rd set. SUGGESTED BET: Total games over 21.5 @ $1.90 -Simona Halep ($1.22) vs Andrea Petkovic ($4.15)- Petkovic proved me wrong yesterday but Halep looks very tough to beat at the moment and I think she'll continue her run of form. SUGGESTED BET: Halep @ $1.22 or Halep 2-0 @ $1.70 -Novak Djokovic ($1.10) vs Ernests Gulbis ($6.50)- Gulbis has had a terrific tournament beating Federer and Berdych in the last 2 round, however Djokovic is a different animal altogether. SUGGESTED BET: Having only dropped 1 set (in a tiebreak) this tournament I like Djokovic 3-0 @ $1.90 -Rafael Nadal ($1.14) vs Andy Murray ($5.50)- Murray ...
TENNIS NEWS (Roland Garros): World number 1 (Rafa Nadal) will face number 8 seed (Andy Murray) in a semi final clash at da French Open while World number 2 (Novak Djokovic) will face the surprise 18th seed (Gulbis) in da other semi final.. a dream final of the top two seeds is on the cards unless Murray and Gulbis pull out surprises.. bt as it stands it may be da Spaniard v da Serb... Only time will tell... Proudly Arsenal!!!
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Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the 2014 French Open after winning their quarter finals on Tuesday.
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Roland - Garros 2014 This year I’ve been remiss in my coverage of the French Open, already in its second week heading into the semi-finals. On the men’s side, Rafa Nadal has to be the favorite. The is still going strong and, after a shaky start to the Clay Court season, he seems to be finding his rhythm. But he’ll have to get past David Ferrer, and then Andy Murray or Gael Monfils in the semifinals, before the championship against either Ernest Gulbis or Novak Djokovic, who’s looking to win his first major on clay. David Ferrer (Spain) is probably the hardest working guy on the tour. I love Ferrer. Will he beat Rafa? No. Andy Murray will probably outmaneuver Gael Monfils (France) due to experience, but wouldn’t it be nice to see Nadal and Monfils play in the semifinals before a crazed Parisian crowd? Yes it would. Gulbis is getting much attention from his recent play, as well as beating Federer. Ordinarily, I don’t like the guys who beat Federer. It’s sad not to see Roger in the finals anymo ...
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Result: Novak Djokovic battles past Marin Cilic into fourth round of French Open
Novak Djokovic will take on Marin Cilic in the 2014 French Open third round on Friday 30th May at 11:00 GMT being played here on outdoor Clay Courts at Court
French open in the rain with Novak Djokovic - this short rain break must be this ball boy's dream come true! .
Latest Sport News Tennis Andy Murray reached round three of the French Open on Thursday in comfortable fashion and he will rest on Friday as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer take centre stage. Djokovic, who has never won the event, faces Croatia's Marin Cilic at 10:00 BST, while Federer, the fourth seed, takes on Dmitry Tursunov. There will be coverage on 5 live Sports Extra from 12:00 BST. Golf Meanwhile, at the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament in Ohio, Northern Ireland's Rory Mcilroy continues his fine form to lead by three shots. The 25-year-old won the PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday, is nine under after round one, with England's Paul Casey sharing second place alongside Americans Chris Kirk and Bubba Watson. McIlroy is back in action for round two at 13:26 BST. Golf Australia's Wade Ormsby moves to the top of the leaderboard at the European Tour event in Sweden. The 34-year-old is three under for the day and six under overall, which earns a share of the lead. England's Eddie Pepperell - the wor ...
The *** here with tonight's Rd.3 French Open tips Bit of value floating around with the seeded players now running into each other meaning more competitive matches. Here are my best bets for tonight: *Tommy Robredo ($1.50)- Despite being lower ranked than John Isner he loves this surface and Isner doesn't.. Isner will have to tee of and make everything to win. *Jo Wilfired Tsonga ($1.18)- Playing well and too much class for Janowics. *Dominka Cibulkova ($2.50)- She is ranked higher than our own Sam Stosur and is in form but is somehow paying $2.50. Stosur will have to play her best to win here.. -Cibulkova 2 sets to 1 is paying $5- also very good odds. *Mugurusa ($1.30)- This young Spaniard dismantled Serena Williams so based on that should ease past her unseeded opponent. *Novak Djokovic- He is paying $1.30 to win 3 sets to 0 against Marin Cilic and based on the way he is playing, this should be no problem. VALUE BETS *Cibulkova ($2.50) *Cibulkova 2 sets to 1 ($5) *Robert Bautista Agut ($2.80)- The muc . ...
Novak Djokovic plays Marin Cilic on Friday in the third round of the 2014 French Open. The match begins at 7:00 a.m. ET. Watch the live stream or listen to the radio broadcast via the links provided below.
Rivals for the tag of French Open favourite, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic outclassed their respective opponents in the first round
I got the worst dream ever that Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in the French Open. Hoping this dream doesn't come true.
French open in the rain with Novak Djokovic, he deserved to be respected :)
(KSDK) – A recent rain delay at the French Open appeared to be bad luck for the tennis players but good luck for a ball boy. World No. 2 Novak Djokovic invited a ball boy who was holding his umbrella to sit on
So, Serena and Venus Williams both got knocked out of the French Open, biggest upset ! Now, I'm going to pour myself a glass of wine and watch as Novak Djokovic gets bundled out of the tournament as well. VAMOS Rafa!
Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic are all in action on day four of the French Open at ROLAND-GARROS but defending champion Serena Williams is out. Latest text & BBC Radio Five Sport Extra commentary:
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French open in the rain with Novak Djokovic
Eight-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal won his opening match at Roland Garros and was soon asked if he or Novak Djokovic was the man to beat in Paris this year. “You care; I don’t care,” said Rafa, who is trying to become the first man to win five straight French Open titles. “I don’t have to write. … So write whatever you want, whatever you feel. Because for me, the only thing that matters to me is I won today.” ALWAYS with Rafa!
Novak Djokovic, one of the best men’s players never to win the French Open, often plays his best when inspired by something off the court, and his homeland, Serbia, might provide some inspiration this year at Roland Garros.
Pretty great sportz moment at the French Open when Novak Djokovic shared an umbrella and a drink wit
Defending champion Rafael Nadal and second seed Novak Djokovic opened up their French Open campaigns with comfortable first round victories.
Novak Djokovic takes this ball boy's duties off him during another French Open rain break..
Tennis star Novak Djokovic takes a break during a rain delay and invites a ball boy to have a seat and a drink with him during French Open.
Novak Djokovic invited a ball boy to sit with him during a game in the French Open!
Serbian tennis player and general messer Novak Djokovic continued his reign as most sound man and biggest joker in the tennis world at the French Open yesterday, and made one...
Rain halted play during the second set of Novak Djokovic's first-round match at the French Open against Joao Sousa, with Djokovic leading 6-1, 5-2. To entertain the crowd (and likely …
Hey yall, first and foremost hope everyone is having a wonderful memorial day! Now onto some sports news from today at the French Open. Rafael Nadal earned his 60th French open win today beating Robby Ginepri. Nadal is an astounding 60-1 at the Open. 2nd seeded Novak Djokovic beat out Joao Sousa also in the first round. I think its safe to say most everyone is hoping for a Nadal-Djokovic showdown in the Finals.we'll just have to wait and see! -Burke Garner
Novak Djokovic plays through the to reach the 2nd round at the French Open: PARIS…
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Serbian athlete and world’s second-ranked Novak Djokovic is reportedly “inspired” to play his best tennis at the Roland Garros 2014 French Open tournament.
Ah, what a great way to enjoy the day. Up at 5:00 a.m. to watch 5 HOURS of the French Open Tennis Championships while enjoying adult beverages! GO NOVAK DJOKOVIC! :)
It's a busy day at the French Open as the tournament enters its second day. Britain's James Ward makes his Roland Garros debut as he plays Tommy Robredo in the first round. Rafa Nadal starts a bid for a fifth successive French Open title and Novak Djokovic is also in action: Follow live text and Radio Five Live Sports Extra commentary:
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World number two Novak Djokovic and women's eighth seed Maria Sharapova will kick-start their journey in the 2014 French Open, while defending champion Rafael Nadal will begin his title defence against America's Robby Ginepri. Find the schedule of play and live streaming information.
GET YOURSELF A FREE STRING SET TODAY! If we would have to choose 1 winner for each round of the men's French Open but we cannot use a name twice, these would be our picks starting with the first round winner: 1st round: Tommy Haas 2nd round: David Ferrer 3rd round: Roger Federer Round of 16: Tomas Berdych (official site) Quarters: Kei Nishikori Semis: Rafa Nadal Final: Novak Djokovic What are your picks? Submit your picks by tonight. If you get all 7 picks right we send you a free Tier One Sports string set of your choice!
Yo Roger in the Next Round . Roland Garros 2014 French Open. But my money is on Novak Djokovic this year.
I am so excited for the French Open to start today! My bold predictions are Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic. Of course Serena is the heavy favorite but I think if Halep is healthy, she's as good as anyone on the clay being that it is her favorite surface. Whatcha think about that, Freddy Lee?
ESPN Video: Chris Fowler and Patrick Mcenroe break down Rafael Nadal's and Novak Djokovic's chances at the 2014 French Open.
FRENCH OPEN With the French Open kicking off tonight, here are my picks for the tournament! The bookies have narrowed it down to a 2 horse race in the men's field with Novak Djokovic ($2.30) edging Rafael Nadal ($2.50) for favoritism. I can't see anyone outside of these 2 winning the tournament as well. Nadal at $2.50 is an absolute steal. Yes Novak has beaten him in the last 4 meetings and he hasn't been at his best, but Rafa is 59-1 in Paris and has won 8 of the last 9 Grand Slams there & is no doubt the best Clay Courter ever. Moving up from 3 to 5 set matches suits him to a tee here. Some markets have a Djokovic & Nadal final @ $2.40 which is also great value. In the women's draw Serena Williams ($2.20) is very short and clay is probably her worst surface but she is a class above when she is 100% fit. Li Na $6.50 is good value coming off an Aussie Open win and her opponent in that final, Dominika Cibulkova ($67) is massive overs. The clay suits her grinding style of game and as a top 10 player she'll ...
Novak Djokovic , world number two , it was considered that rival Spaniard Rafael Nadal is the strongest candidate to win again won the French Open ( Roland Garros ) , but he stressed that he feels that with the passage of time is approaching coronation this title , the only one who is missing from the major leagues. SEE MORE:
The draw has been set. The clay has been combed. All of the top players are in Paris. It's time for the French Open to begin. This year, the tournament feels a bit more up in the air than usual. Rafael Nadal still had the best clay season out of anyone, but it wasn't up to his lofty standards. The Spaniard only won one title, and lost in two straight quarterfinals to lower-ranked countrymen. Novak Djokovic beat him in the final of the Rome Masters last week to set up plenty of intrigue between the top two players in the world. On the women's side, Serena Williams is the favorite as always, but there are plenty of other contenders. Maria Sharapova continues her revival on clay, Simona Halep is looking to finally make a big move at a major and Ana Ivanovic has been turning the clock back to 2008, the year she won this tournament. As soon as the draws for major tournaments are released, fans look ahead to which players will be competing in quarterfinals and semifinals. However, this year's French Open will f ...
The French Open always presents a unique test. The second major of the season is the only one contested on clay, which requires a different skill set. It also starts a very busy stretch that continues through Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. Players are focused on setting a positive tone they can build from in the months ahead. Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams were the stars who accomplished that goal last year with triumphs at Roland Garros. It was Nadal's eighth French championship and Williams' second. Both the Spaniard and the American return with hope of defending their titles. There are 127 other players on each side looking to end those dreams. Where: Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France When: Sunday, May 25 - Sunday, June 8 Nadal is the unquestioned "King of Clay." He's won the French Open eight times in the past nine years, including the last four. The 13-time Grand Slam champion has defeated fellow top stars Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer in the last three finals. Yet, he enters the ...
Who are your tips for the French Open? We think u can't go past Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams! Thoughts?
Have a lot of question that Rafael Nadal really takes the drugs?? I'm not interest to talk about this disgusting matte though most of report saying he takes the drugs during the match. By the way, Rafa won 13 Grand Slams. Only Rafa can beat Roger Federer seventeen Grand Slams title if he takes French Open. Otherwise it's huge dificult to beat Roger record. Cause of his age already 28 years and also suffering knee injury. . . Novak Djokovic, it is high time to gain French Open. He really deserves to collect al Grand Slam titles. . . And best wishes Roger Federer. I just hope that that you can win which you want. You'll give a gift to you son.
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2012 French Open finalist Novak Djokovic celebrates his 27th birthday at Roland Garros. :)
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and six-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic are going to lead men’s singles in the upcoming French Open championships, which will
The tennis tours arrived in the capital of Spain with doubts and questions. Two weeks later, they leave the capital of Italy with a sense of order that seems both traditional and renewed. Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal started the clay swing slowly, but they’ll head to its final event, in the capital of France, in their familiar positions as Grand Slam favorites. These days, nothing stays unsure for long in tennis. Here’s a review of Madrid and Rome, in the form of report cards. The grade reflects a player's performance at both tournaments. As always, I can't write about everyone. If you see anyone missing, please supply your own assessment. * Serena Williams Even as Serena announced that she was pulling out of her Madrid quarterfinal with a thigh injury, she said she was already “recovering fast.” She wasn’t kidding. The world No. 1 got down to business in Rome and wiped away any doubts that we, or at least I, might have had about her desire or fitness for a French Open repea ...
Djokovic dedicates title to flood victims 'ROME (AP) — Novak Djokovic is going to the French Open with a bi...'
Novak Djokovic is the player who will dethrone Nadal at the French Open. I'm am sticking to that. Even if he doesn't beat him this year
Big win for Novak Djokovic in taking out the Rome title for the third time, defeating Rafa Nadal 46 63 63 - narrows the head to head to now be 22-19 in Nadal's favour. Nadal was chasing an 8th title in Rome. Does this throw things wide open for the French Open which starts on Sunday in Paris?
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In a match that may very well go on to decide where the French Open title is headed this year, King of Clay Rafael Nadal will do battle with his fiercest rival Novak Djokovic inside Court Centrale here at the famous Foro Italico in Rome today.
Richard Gasquet doesn't like to be trivial in his interviews. Away from the courts, hoping to make a comeback from a back injury that threatens to take him out from the French Open, Gasquet used some of his time off to concede an interview to the magazine Sport&Style. And Richard had a lot to say about his famous colleagues in the ATP World Tour. "Federer and Nadal are not as confident as they may look like. Novak Djokovic instead, has a lot of self-confidence. What strikes me about Rafa is that even if he is facing the World No.100 he always is worried. I am sure that neither Federer nor Nadal have ever used doping substances. I can say the same thing about all the players that currently sit ahead of me in the ATP rankings" revealed the French, currently ranked at World No.11. "I will never become a TV commentator. Whoever does it, tells just a whole lot of baloney. Former players forget too soon that once they were tennis players, and it is too easy to give advice or talk bad about former colleagues" al ...
Novak Djokovic has won six major singles championships and needs a French Open title to complete a ...
According to The Associated Press, Novak Djokovic intends to rest a troublesome wrist injury. We suggest that after he rests his wrist he should use Elbow Ease to strengthen his wrist for the French Open.
Wrist injury sidelines Novak Djokovic weeks before French Open
Stanislas Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal were once again creating Bizarro-history at the 2014 Monte Carlo Masters. Guess who is once again holding the trophy? It was a fantastic week of clay-court action at perhaps the most beautiful venue in all of tennis. And it witnessed wonderful success by the likes of David Ferrer and Roger Federer. Two shocking stories really dominated the week and could have repercussions through the French Open. Nadal was mortal at Monte Carlo, and Novak Djokovic can only hope to recover from his loss. Dive into the Monte Carlo-aftermath edition of the "Winners and Losers" of tennis. This is where we examine the unusual, disappointing and triumphant happenings in tennis.
This year?s French Open may lose two of its more recognisable faces as both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are doubts for this year?s
Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic had some bad news for his fans as he revealed that he may be forced to skip the entire tennis summer which would include the French Open and Wimbledon.
Stanislas Wawrinka, who beat Roger Federer to clinch the Monte Carlo Masters title, said he is prepared for French Open but fight for the crown will be between Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Federer and Andy Murray.
Novak Djokovic injury: Serbian could miss French Open and Wimbledon with wrist complaint - Novak Djokovic raised questions over his participation in both the French Open and Wimbledon as he admitted he could not play tennis for âsome timeâ because of a wrist injury. -
BOXING American boxing legend Bernard Hopkins made history by becoming the oldest fighter to unify a weight division overnight. He added the WBA light-heavyweight crown to his IBF title by beating Beibut Shumenov with a split-decision victory in Washington. Hopkins is 49 - but still overcame an opponent 19 years his junior. FORMULA ONE Britain's Lewis Hamilton has won his third F1 race in a row. He eased to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix having started on pole position. Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg finished second, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso third. Jenson Button was 11th for McLaren, while Marussia's Max Chilton came in 19th. TENNIS It looks like Novak Djokovic could miss the French Open tennis. The six-times Grand Slam champion says he won't be able to play "for some time" after he aggravated a wrist injury at the Monte Carlo Masters. Djokovic says he doesn't know how long he'll be out for. He's never won the title at Roland Garros.
There's something about Novak Djokovic and controversial big points at the net. One year after touching the net on a crucial point in a French Open semifinal against Rafael Nadal, the world No. 2 w...
French Open 2014 betting odds favor Rafael Nadal to win in Paris. Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka are favored to win in French Open 2014 betting odds.
Its a crime Novak Djokovic didn't play Rafael Nadal at the French Open in 2011. He had Rafa that year
Nadal set to test Djokovic in Australia World number one Rafael Nadal will attempt to dethrone Novak Djokovic and put a new wave of celebrity coaches to the test when he returns to the Australian Open next week according to AFP. Nadal missed last year’s edition during a seven-month injury break with knee trouble before making a stunning comeback to win 10 titles in 2013, including the French Open and US Open. Now the rampant Spaniard will take aim at Djokovic’s three-year reign at Melbourne Park, the longest of the Open era, and try to avenge his epic, six-hour loss to the Serb in the 2012 final. He also arrives as the only “Big Four” player without a star coach, after Djokovic and Roger Federer, aping Andy Murray’s move in hiring Ivan Lendl, hooked up with Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg respectively. However, with Murray returning from injury and Federer now 32, the door could be open for a group of other contenders, led by Juan Martin Del Potro and David Ferrer. Nadal, still coached by his unc ...
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is raring for the new season to get underway after returning from injury and hopes to finally break his Grand Slam duck. The Frenchman spent four months on the sidelines last term due to a knee injury but, with January's Australian Open on the horizon, he feels ready to contend for the sport's biggest prizes again. Tsonga reached the French Open semi-finals in 2013, and has been to the last four of Wimbledon twice after losing the 2008 Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic is still confident about his chances at the French Open
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has recognized the French Open semifinal encounter between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as the Best Grand Slam Match of the Year According to TennisWorldUSA.org, Nadal, better known as the ‘King of… [ 81 more words. ]
News | Rafael Nadal to play in Abu Dhabi in December - Tennis fans in the UAE have been handed a huge boost with the news that Rafael Nadal will join world number one Novak Djokovic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in appearing in the capital at the end of the year. The world number two, and reigning French Open and US 
Novak Djokovic admitted that this year could have been better for him at the Grand Slams. He won the Australian Open but lost two finals and had clay-court king Rafael Nadal on the ropes at the French Open.
This is a little late but I've been looking at my predictions from the beginning of the year for the Grand Slam championships this year and they've been surprisingly accurate. 2013 Australian Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray. (Correct) 2013 French Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Roger Federer. (Correct champion, incorrect runner up) 2013 Wimbledon: Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic. (Correct) 2013 US Open: Andy Murray defeats Juan Martin Del Potro. (???) I also predicted the year end top four players would be as such: 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Andy Murray 3. Roger Federer 4. Rafael Nadal So so far I've been pretty accurate with the mistake of the French Open runner up being David Ferrer instead of Federer and it seems very unlikely Federer will make it back up to three before the year ends but I'm pretty proud of the Australian Open and Wimbledon predictions. My next prediction is that the World Tour finals will be a close match between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic which Murray will win ...
Mondays are always better when there are 16 fourth-round matches at the best tennis tournament in the world. Sadly, that day comes just once a year, which just happened to be today. From Serena Williams' jaw-dropping exit to safe wins for Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, here's what you missed in case you were caught with a case of the - you guessed it! - Mondays. Match (and Upset) of the Day  Sabine Lisicki def.  Serena Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 Four Roland Garros champions, four Sabine Lisicki wins. That's the incredible stat that the German world No.23 holds, having beaten the reigning French Open winner at Wimbledon the last four times she played here: 2010 against Francesca Schiavone, 2011 over Li Na, last year vs. Maria Sharapova and again today, beatin Williams in a terrific three-set encounter on Centre Court. It was a match that, while it started out in the big-hitting Lisicki's favour, looked as though it would be a Serena run-through as the American won the second set in 25 minutes and built ...
This 2013 Winbledon Open Grand Slam.How are the mighty fallen.It started with the exit of the King of the Clay Court,Spanish Rafael Nadal who incidentally just won the French Open some few weeks ago.Now is the turn of the King of the grass court,the Swiss maestro,Roger Federer.He has just been kicked out of Winbledon Open even though he is the defending champ.He was knocked out in just second round his worst experience since 2002.The coast is now clearer for the world no 1,the serbian Novak Djokovic and the home boy and world no 2,Andy Murray.But are we into more upsets since the championish hasnt even gone a half way.
Novak Djokovic proved shock-proof as a sense of order was restored on Tuesday after the tremors that rumbled around Wimbledon on opening night following Rafa Nadal's defeat. A day that began with Belgium's Steve Darcis waking up as the sport's latest giant-slayer after his shock first round defeat of 12-times major champion Nadal on Monday, continued in far less dramatic fashion at the All England club. Djokovic outmanoeuvred Mayer, a player just outside the top 32 seeds and who he faced in the quarterfinals last year, for a 6-3 7-5 6-4 victory. Nadal's fourth-seeded compatriot David Ferrer, who he beat to win an eighth French Open, completed a far-from-memorable Centre Court programme with a 6-1 4-6 7-5 6-2 win against Argentina's Martin Alund despite several tumbles. Other men's seeds also flourished with Czech 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych, Argentine 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro, Germany's Tommy Haas and talented Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov all enjoying straight sets wins. Djokovic had not ...
After winning the French Open earlier this month, Rafael Nadal falls early at Wimbledon, losing to Belgium's Steve Darcis, ranked No. 135 in the world. It's the first loss for Nadal in the opening round of a Grand Slam.
Individual sports rankings have always been a confusing formula. No matter if it's golf, tennis or ping-pong, rankings put together an assortment of numbers and records to try and get the most accurate interpretation of the current state of that sport, the problem being that sometimes it can't see the forest from the trees. That is the current case with the seedings of Wimbledon. Rafael Nadal, who on June 9 won his record eighth French Open title, his first Grand Slam victory since returning from a seven-month hiatus from the sport because of a knee injury, actually dropped in the ATP rankings following his Grand Slam win. On May 27, Nadal was the fourth-ranked player in the world, and following his win, when the rankings came out on June 10, he had dropped to No. 5. I understand that rankings put together a cumulative list of records and wins and focus on the whole pie as opposed to the most recent slice, but if you are telling me your ranking system works after it drops a guy that just won a Grand Slam ...
Rafael Nadal could have to play Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic after being seeded only 5th for Wimbledon. The 2 time champion also occupies 5th place in the ATP world rankings, but the seeding for SW19 usually goes on grass court results of the past 2 years. And with Nadal crashing out at the 2nd round stage against Lukas Rosol 12 months ago before being sidelined for 7 months with a knee injury. World number 1 Djokovic is top seed with Britain's number 1 Murray 2nd - the highest he has ever been seeded for Wimbledon. Reigning champion Federer is 3rd seed and Nadal's fellow Spaniard David Ferrer is 4th. The seeding formula has therefore failed to take into account Nadal's excellent from since his comeback in February in which he has won 7 of the 9 tournaments he has contested, including the French Open. It means that when the seeds' potential paths to the title will be revealed on Friday,Nadal might have to face back to back games against Murray, Djokovic and Federer from the quarter finals ...
Nadal seeded fifth at Wimbledon Wimbledon, England (Sports Network) - Even though he's the hottest player in men's tennis, reigning French Open champion and two-time Wimbledon titlist Rafael Nadal received only the No. 5 seed at Wimbledon 2013, which will commence Monday at the All England Club. Nadal's fifth seeding means he could meet top-seeded Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, last year's Wimbledon runner-up and second seed Andy Murray or reigning champ and third seed Roger Federer as early as the quarterfinals at the world's only grass-court Grand Slam event.
Confidence is the biggest key to Rafael Nadal 's game. And after cruising to an eighth career French Open title earlier this month, Rafa looks ready to challenge for a third Wimbledon crown...
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