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Djokovic wins record 10th Aussie open title

Melboure, Australia | XINHUA |Novak Djokovic won his 10th Australian Open men’s singles title on Sunday to equal Rafael Nadal’s record haul of 22 Grand Slam trophies, after a straight-set victory over third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. The Serbian provided a defensive masterclass to overwhelm Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6 …

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Djokovic downs Medvedev in Adelaide ahead of Australian Open

Canberra, Australia | Xinhua | Novak Djokovic overcame an injury concern to beat Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the semifinal of the Adelaide International on Saturday. Djokovic, world No. 5 and top seed in Adelaide, beat Medvedev 6-3, 6-4 in a rematch of the 2021 Australian and US Open finals. …

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Djokovic to be deported, to miss Australian Open

Melbourne, Australia | THE INDEPENDENT |  Novak Djokovic is expected to leave Australia on an Emirates flight today after Judges in Australia dismissed his appeal to overturn the cancellation of his visa, revoked because he did not adhere to COVID-19 restrictions. **** FULL DJOKOVIC STATEMENT “I would like to make a …

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Sport in 2019: Twelve big moments

Paris, France | AFP | The action was spectacular, exciting and colourful for 12 months around the globe, but the thrilling and sometimes surprising images also caught the wider significance of modern sport. Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe lapped up the rapturous reception when the US women’s football team appeared in New …

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Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open

Doha, Qatar | AFP | Novak Djokovic was surprisingly defeated in Doha on Friday, beaten in the Qatar Open semi-final by world number 24, Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-3, 6-7 (8/6), 6-4. The Serb fell to his first defeat of the season in a high-quality contest lasting more than two-and-a-half hours, …

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Djokovic battles through to Qatar semi-finals

Doha, Qatar | AFP | World number one Novak Djokovic won another gruelling battle in Doha on Thursday to continue his unbeaten start to the year and progress to the Qatar Open semi-finals. The Serb came from a set down, just like in his previous match, to beat Georgia’s Nikoloz …

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