Spanish tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz has become the talk of the town after his thrilling win over Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon 2023 final on July 16. Alcaraz is the first player to defeat Novak in the past 10 years. The 20-year-old outclassed the 23-time Grand Slam champion at the Centre Court, where Djokovic had not lost in 34 games until he met Alcaraz.
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Tennis Player Novak Djokovic is awaiting word on whether he'll be allowed to return to the Australian Open in January-2023. Djokovic missed the tournament this year due to his not-vaccinated against Covid-19 status. Addressing the media on September 23, Novak said, "It's really not in my hands right now. So I'm hoping I will get some positive news." Notably, Djokovic missed many crucial tournaments due to his not-vaccinated status.
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World no. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic will miss the US Open, scheduled from August 29. As per the player's official website, Djokovic has opted out of the tournament due to not being vaccinated against Covid-19. Notably, Djokovic is dreaming of this men's Grand Slam singles titles, but now due to being not vaccinated, he might need to wait for another year.
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Novak Djokovic Defeats Cameron Norrie In Semi-Finals Of Wimbledon 2022; To Play Nick Kyrgios In Finals
Novak Djokovic delivered a remarkable return from a setback to beat Great Britain's Cameron Norrie in the Wimbledon semi-finals on July 8. The six-time Wimbledon winner advanced to the final after beating Norrie on Centre Court. Due to an abdominal strain, Spaniard Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw before his game with Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final. The 35-year-old will play Nick Kyrgios in the final match on July 10.
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Novak Djokovic, the six-time winner, came back from two sets down to overcome Italy's Jannik Sinner in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on July 5. The Serbian, the top seed, advanced to his 11th Wimbledon semi-final. With this victory, the 35-year-old has extended his undefeated streak at Wimbledon to 26 matches. Djokovic will face Cameron Norrie, the British No.9 seed in his next match.
Novak Djokovic lost a set while advancing to the second round of Wimbledon on June 27. He is the first player to have won 80 singles matches in each of the Grand Slam championships. Djokovic said “I felt support. Of course, the crowd was engaged in the match. I thought they were very fair to me.” Djokovic will next play Thanasi Kokkinakis… read-more
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Rafael Nadal, the 13-time champion, defeated World number one Novak Djokovic to reach the French Open semi-finals. The 13-time Roland Garros winner will face Germany's Alexander Zverev in the final on June 5. Nadal led the opening set, but Djokovic roared back to take the second. Nadal is hailed as the "King of Clay" since he has won the French Open the most times and has only lost three times.
Rafael Nadal, the 13-time French Open winner, defeated Australian Jordan Thompson in the first round at Roland Garros on May 23, claiming his 299th Grand Slam victory. Novak Djokovic defeated Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan in the first round of the French Open 2022. In a second-round match against French wild card Corentin Moutet, the Spaniard will attempt to join Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the 300-plus club.
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Daniil Medvedev became the 27th player to reach the No.1 spot in ATP rankings, after dethroning Novak Djokovic, on February 28. The 26-year-old climbed to the No.1, which was held by the Serbian Djokovic for a record period of 361 weeks. "It was my goal since I was young and especially my goal in latest times," said Medvedev, who certainly left the world in shock.
Novak Djokovic suffered a defeat by qualifier Jiri Vesely in the Dubai Tennis Championships quarterfinals on February 24, and lost its status as world number one player. However, Russia’s Daniil Medvedev will overtake Djokovic to become the new World No 1. Besides, Djokovic congratulated Medvedev over a “very deserving” No. 1 spot in world rankings. Notably, Djokovic spent a record 361 weeks atop the rankings.
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