newstennis3 months ago

French Open 2019 | Dominic Thiem beats Novak Djokovic in windy semi-final

World No.1 Novak Djokovic was downed by Dominic Thiem in one of the epic matches of French Open that lasted for two days amidst gusty wind and erratic rainfall halting the match numerous times. The match went right down to the wire and Djokovic seemed furious with the weather conditions.
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newstennis3 months ago

VIDEO | Dominic Thiem creates impossible angle against Djokovic to execute perfect backhand winner at net

One of the major elements a player needs to create a huge upset on the biggest of stages is luck – a day when one’s every shot just clicks perfectly and one has to just think about it. Thiem was riding his lady luck on Saturday against Novak Djokovic and produced one such moment of magic.
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newstennis3 months ago

French Open | Rafael Nadal downs Roger Federer while rain suspends Novak Djokovic play

Rafael Nadal took a giant stride to contend for his 12th Roland Garros title as he got the better of Roger Federer in straight sets on a windy day in Paris. In other game, Novak Djokovic’s tensed duel against Dominic Thiem had to be suspended due to rain as they are scheduled to continue today.
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reporttennis3 months ago

French Open | Novak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev to set up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem

World No.1 Novak Djokovic waltzed past Germany’s Alexander Zverev to set up a replay of the 2017 French Open quarterfinal against Dominic Thiem, who also had an easy win against Karen Khachanov. In women’s category, Amanda Anisimova beat Simona Halep to play Ashleigh Barty in the semi-final.
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newstennis3 months ago

VIDEO | Novak “Hawkeye” Djokovic overrules umpire; shows sportsmanship to gift Sascha Zverev “second” first serve

Merely playing the game well doesn’t make one a great player, especially in tennis where outplaying your opponent isn't everything. Novak Djokovic showed exactly that as he picked the minute margins of Sascha Zverev’s serve with his bare eyes to overrule umpire and gift him a re-serve.
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newstennis3 months ago

French Open Round Up | Novak Djokovic to meet Alexander Zverev clash as Juan del Potro bows out

World No.1 Novak Djokovic breezed past Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets on Monday and set up a mouth-watering clash with Alexander Zverev. However, the huge upset of day nine was surely Argentine star Juan del Potro getting eliminated by tenth seeded Russian Karen Khachanov.
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reporttennis3 months ago

French Open | Juan Martin del Potro, Novak Djokovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Stan Wawrinka qualify for Round 4

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro have made it to the fourth round in the men’s singles event at the ongoing French Open by winning their respective matches on Saturday. Stan Wawrinka, Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas have also qualified for the next round of the competition.
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reporttennis3 months ago

French Open Round up | Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Juan Martin del Potro qualify for round 3

Novak Djokovic has made it to the third round of the ongoing French Open as he won his match against Henri Laaksonen. Meanwhile, Dominic Thiem and Juan Martin del Potro also managed to win their respective matches on Thursday in the second round against Alexander Bublik and Yoshihito Nishioka.
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reporttennis3 months ago

French Open | Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka qualify for round 2

Rafael Nadal had a perfect start to his French Open campaign as he won his match against Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann on the second day of the ongoing French Open. On the other hand, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka also registered comfortable wins to qualify for the second round.
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newstennis7 months ago

VIDEO | Tumbling Djokovic scares ball-boy as he goes down on court returning Tsonga’s backhand

Novak Djokovic has earned himself the tag of an entertainer off the court with his jolly nature and amicable attitude towards ball boys. However, he turned out to be a moment of nightmare for one of them on Thursday as he went down on his face while trying to return Wilfried Tsonga’s backhand slice.
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