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Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Wimbledon Title And 13th Major

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. It also took his …

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Djokovic Downs Nadal In Epic To Reach Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic will face Kevin Anderson in his fifth Wimbledon final after the three-time champion beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 on Saturday. Djokovic led by two sets to one when play was halted on Friday evening and the Serb returned under the Centre Court roof to win the second longest men’s semi-final in …

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Djokovic Has Set Down A Marker On And Off The Court

A matter of hours after claiming his first ever French Open title last Sunday, world number one Novak Djokovic invited the world to join his post-tournament celebrations courtesy of a live broadcast on Facebook. Join me in a few minutes on my Facebook page ? I want to share my happiness with all of you- live! ?? — Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) June …

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Tennis Tuesday – Djokovic Rules In Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic continued his dominance as he swept to the Monte Carlo Masters title. He is the first man to win the first three Masters titles of the season. ______ Winning Week Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych to win his third Masters title of the season in Monte Carlo. In a rain-delayed match, Djokovic beat Berdych 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. The …

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Tennis Tuesday: Djokovic Does The Indian Wells/Miami Double

Another week and more titles for Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams in Miami. In women’s doubles, Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza continued their perfect partnership.  Winning Week Novak Djokovic captured his fifth Miami Open title – becoming the first player to complete the Indian Wells-Miami double three times. Djokovic defeated World No.4 Andy Murray 7-6, 4-6, 6-0 after a two …

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Davis Cup Committee Considering 5th Set Tiebreaker

The Davis Cup committee are considering whether or not to implement a fifth set tiebreaker. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) says the change is being discussed with the competition organisers. “The idea is that from next year’s Davis Cup we will introduce a tie break in the fifth set. We’ll decide soon,” ITF President Francesco Ricci Bitti told Argentinian newspaper, …

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Tennis Tuesday – Djokovic Victorious in Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer to claim his 21st ATP Masters title in Indian Wells.   Winning Week Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 to successfully defend his BNP Paribas Open title in Indian Wells. In their 38th career meeting, Djokovic got off to the better start, breaking early in the first set. The top seed was almost faultless, …

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Tennis Tuesday: Successful Start For Serena

The action continues at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as Serena Williams made a winning return to the tournament after a 14-year absence.  Indian Wells Roundup Serena Williams defeated Monica Niculescu 7-5, 7-5 in her first match at Indian Wells in 14 years. The World No.1 has not played at the tournament since 1999 when she was jeered by …

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Tennis: Serena and Novak Victorious in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were champions again in Melbourne as both create their own piece of Australian Open history.    Djokovic Wins Again It was Grand Slam No.8 for Novak Djokovic as he defeated Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday. The win puts the Serbian level with the likes of Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Connors. …

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Tennis Tuesday – Australian Open Action

It’s been a great first week at the Australian Open. There’s been plenty of shocks and thrills as record breaking crowds attended the tournament in Melbourne. Aussie Round-Up Fans were left shocked as Roger Federer was beaten by Andreas Seppi in the 3rd round on Friday afternoon. The Italian stunned Federer 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 to break a 10-match losing …

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PA Preview – A Comprehensive Look At The Australian Open

The Australian Open is upon us as fans and commentators get ready for the new tennis season. Eilis Brennan breaks down the contenders for the first Grand Slam of 2015.   Men’s Draw Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka has been drawn against Marsel Ilhan in the opening round. He could face No.16 seed, Fabio Fognini in the 4th round. Novak Djokovic would be his …

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Tennis Tuesday – Federer & Djokovic Make IPTL Debuts

In this week’s edition of Tennis Tuesday, Eilís Brennan reviews Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic’s debuts at the IPTL as well as discussing the good news that the “Tower of Tandil” will return to tennis next month in Sydney. IPTL round-up Roger Federer enjoyed a perfect debut at the International Premier Tennis League, winning three sets to help the Indian …

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Tennis News: What’s the IPTL?

Last Friday, tennis fans were introduced to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) and it’s unusual scoring system. Here’s a break-down of this new event. In 2013, Mahesh Bhupathi announced the founding of the IPTL – a tennis event similar to cricket’s IPL. The initial plan was for six teams to take part. However, before the player draft in March …

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Tennis Tuesday – Novak Djokovic Wins Tour Finals Title

Eilis Brennan is here with this week’s edition of Tennis Tuesday. The biggest story this week is that Novak Djokovic has won his 4th World Tour Finals title in London on Sunday, in unusual circumstances. Winning week Novak Djokovic picked up 3rd consecutive World Tour Finals title in London after Roger Federer was forced to withdraw. It’s the Serbian’s 7th title …

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Tennis Tuesday – Novak Djokovic Wins In Paris

Novak Djokovic dominated in Paris again as Caroline Wozniacki dominated the New York Marathon. The ATP World Tour Finals group draws were also made. Winning Week Novak Djokovic successfully defended his Paris Masters title, beating Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 in the final. It’s the Serb’s 20th Masters title and his 3rd in Paris. Raonic looked nervous in his second Masters …

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Tennis Tuesday – Sharapova and Djokovic Win in Beijing

The season may be close to an end but there are still titles and ranking points to be won. With the Tour Finals around the corner, every win is vital.  Winning Week Maria Sharapova won her first hardcourt title in over a year, beating Petra Kvitova 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to win her first China Open title. Kvitova had her chances …

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