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US Open: Djokovic advances, Pliskova eliminated

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia survived a first set scare to beat Britain’s Kyle Edmund 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open, while women’s top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered an early exit on Wednesday. World number one …

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Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19, Adria Tour cancelled

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday in Belgrade, confirmed the press office of the world’s No. 1 tennis player in a release. Djokovic was tested immediately upon his arrival in Belgrade from Zadar, Croatia, where the second leg of …

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Top seeds Djokovic, Barty toppled in Cincy semi-finals

Cincinnati, United States | AFP | World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. Medvedev’s upset win sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin, who defeated France’s …

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Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Roger Federer reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal, 11 years after the Spaniard triumphed in their epic 2008 title showdown at the All England Club, a match widely regarded as the greatest ever played. The 37-year-old eight-time champion won …

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Djokovic is a ‘deadly spider’, says opponent’s coach

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Playing Novak Djokovic is like facing a killer eight-legged spider that can reach everything you throw his way — so says the coach of his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent David Goffin. The defending champion and world number one takes on Belgian 21st seed Goffin on Centre …

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Top quotes from the Australian Open

Melbourne, Australia | AFP | “Even though I always believe I can play this way, visualize myself playing this way. At this level, as I said, under the circumstances, it was truly a perfect match.” — Novak Djokovic after his rout of Rafael Nadal to win a record seventh Australian Open. …

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