Medvedev downs Novak in the last four of Dubai ATP 500 event
Russia’s third seed Daniil Medvedev defeated top seed and five-time Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships titlist Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, to reach the final of the ATP 500 outdoor hard-court tournament.
Nole cruises past Hurkacz into Dubai semis
Novak remains on course to win his sixth Dubai title following a straight sets victory over fifth seed Hubert Hurkacz on Thursday. The top seed recorded a 6-3, 7-5 win in one hour and 21 minutes, extending his record in 2023 to a perfect 15-0.
Novak prevails in three sets to reach second round in Dubai
World no.1 improved to a perfect 13-0 record in 2023, following a hard fought 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 victory over Czech qualifier Tomas Machac in two hours and 27 minutes. The top-seeded Djokovic goes on to face Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands on Wednesday (H2H 1-0, ATP #39).
Nole breaks the all-time world rankings record with 378th week at No.1!
Novak began his 378th week as the number one in the world which is one week more than the previous record of Steffi Graff at 377 weeks.
Novak returns to action in Dubai, faces qualifier in Round 1
Four weeks after lifting the record-extending 10th Norman Brookes Challenge Cup at the Australian Open, Nole is set to return to court. The five-time former champion and world no.1 returns to action in Dubai where he won the ATP 500 event in 2009-11, 2013 and 2020.
Novak clinches 10th Australian Open title, returns to World No.1!
When Novak converted his championship point against no.3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open final (6-3, 7-6, 7-6), not only did he lift a record-extending 10th Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, he will also return to the top of the ATP rankings on Monday.
AO: Nole breezes past Paul to book Tsitsipas final showdown!
Novak's 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 semifinal victory over American Tommy Paul on Friday was his 27th win in a row in Melbourne. In Sunday's final (09:00 CET), Djokovic will face third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas for a 13th time in their careers for the Championship trophy and the World no.1 spot!
Unstopable Novak blitzes Rublev for Australian Open semi-final spot
Nole moved within two wins of record-extending 10th title in Melbourne when he defeated fifth seed Andrey Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 after two hours and three minutes of play. In his 44th Grand Slam semifinal on Friday, Djokovic meets world no.35 Tommy Paul who won an all-American quarterfinal against Ben Shelton 7-6 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
AO: Nole serves up masterclass to reach quarterfinals in Melbourne!
The fourth seed produced a masterclass against local hope Alex de Minaur on Monday as he continued his quest for a record-extending 10th title at the Australian Open. Djokovic won 6-2, 6-1, 6-2 to reach the last eight at the year's first major for the 13th time.
Australian Open: Novak fires into Melbourne last 16!
Nole was struggling with hamstring injury and looked in discomfort throughout his third round clash against Grigor Dimitrov, but he dug deep to overcome the 27th seed 7-6 (7), 6-3, 6-4 in three hours and seven minutes.