Tagged with Novak Djokovic

The Business End of the Australian Open

The Business End of the Australian Open

We’re now well into the final week of the Australian Open, and we’re down to the last four, incidentally with only one from the ATP top four ranked players – Rafael Nadal. It is very unusual for one in particular, Novak Djokovic to be absent from the final, not to mention the semi-finals, as over … Continue reading

Becker and Djokovic join forces

Becker and Djokovic join forces

The announcement of Novak Djokovic’s appointment of Boris Becker as head coach sent shock waves crashing through the tennis world. It is one big gamble for the world number two, who is looking to win a fourth consecutive Australian Open. Will it pay off? When Andy Murray hired Ivan Lendl similar shock waves came crashing. … Continue reading

Djokovic triumphs in gruelling Paris final

Djokovic triumphs in gruelling Paris final

Novak Djokovic won his 16th Masters title with a 7-5 7-5 win over David Ferrer in Paris today. Like in yesterday’s semi-final against Roger Federer, Djokovic fell behind to a break in the opening stages. Despite Ferrer taking the early ascendancy it could have gone either way. The tide turned soon after. At 5-4 up, … Continue reading

The Season Draws to a Close

The Season Draws to a Close

The ATP World Tour Finals are just around the corner. In fact, they begin next week at London’s O2 Arena. Unfortunately there will be no Andy Murray as he continues his recovery, hopefully in time for the Australian Open in January. However there are plenty of players on show to get excited about as another exuberating … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Shanghai Masters is the penultimate Masters event of the year and this year, at the time of writing, it has a tasty semi-final line-up of Novak Djokovic V Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Rafael Nadal V Juan Martin del Potro. Last year produced an excellent final. In fact, it was that good we decided to make it … Continue reading

The Big US Open Preview

The Big US Open Preview

The US Open gets underway in one week’s time. TPFTennis’s bloggers preview the men’s singles event here. TPFTennis: Do you anticipate there being any surprise packages in the tournament, if so who? Nathan: A man outside the ‘big four’ hasn’t won a slam since del Potro did at this tournament in 2009, which proves how … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Following on from yesterday’s Cincinnati Masters quarter-finals I decided to select one of those matches as this week’s Classic. I couldn’t look much further than John Isner’s game against world number one Novak DJokovic. Djokovic is one Masters event away from winning every single one. The one that has eluded him is this very event. … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Last night Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic serves up a superb match that had it all – so much so that we’ve decided it warrants being this week’s classic. Sit back and enjoy some quality tennis below. In the end, Rafa emerged as the winner with a 6-4 3-6 7-6 but the match wasn’t without … Continue reading

Montreal Masters Preview

Montreal Masters Preview

It seems quite a while ago now that Andy Murray lifted the Wimbledon title, nearly one month ago. Since then we’ve awaited for a big tennis event to return to provide us with all the thrills and excitement that they offer, the US Open returns later this month but before that there are two Masters events … Continue reading