Novak Djokovic


French Open order of play: Day 4 schedule starring Emma Raducanu, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic

Emma Raducanu will kick off a packed day of action at the French Open as the second round gets underway at Roland Garros on Wednesday. Raducanu came from a set down to defeat the highly rated Linda Noskova on Monday and claim her first victory in the French Open main draw and the US Open champion will now face Aliaksandra Sasnovich first up on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Cameron Norrie will also look to continue his French Open bid against qualifier Jason Kubler, following his victory in Lyon last weekend. The men’s draw is dominated by Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and...

Sebastian Baez opens on his admiration for Novak Djokovic

Rising Argentine star Sebastian Baez reveals he admires Novak Djokovic and would like to learn from the 20-time Grand Slam champion. Baez, 21, is having a breakthrough season on the ATP Tour as he has won his maiden ATP title this year and he is now enjoying a career-high ranking of No.

‘So far so good’: Novak Djokovic pleased with his progress at French Open

Novak Djokovic claimed he is “going in the right direction” as he cleared the latest hurdle in the defence of his French Open title.The world number one is safely through to the third round after dispatching Slovakia’s Alex Molcan in straight sets, 6-2 6-3 7-6 (4).“Well, so far so good,” said Djokovic. “I’m pleased with the way I’m feeling on the court, the way I have been striking the ball.“I think also today was under these kind of challenging conditions and playing against specialist on clay, someone that is a tricky opponent. It was never going to be an easy...

Novak Djokovic: 'Reliving the memories from last year is something...'

As the second Grand Slam of the year approaches, on the red clay of Paris, one of the biggest question marks hangs inexorably over Daniil Medvedev's head. The world number two, historically unaccustomed to clay, will debut in the first round of Roland Garros against Argentine Facundo Bagnis, in what will be his second match of the year on clay after undergoing surgery for a hernia a few weeks ago.

Novak Djokovic criticises ‘lose-lose’ Wimbledon decision and backs ATP’s response

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has said Wimbledon’s decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players from this year’s Championships is a “mistake” and backed the move by the ATP and WTA tours to strip ranking points from the tournament.Djokovic said he plans to play at Wimbledon even though he will be losing the 2,000 ranking points he gained by winning the Championships for the sixth time last summer.It comes after the four-time major winner Naomi Osaka said she was unsure whether she would enter Wimbledon as the lack of ranking points on offer would in her view make it an...