1. Novak Djokovic's Disappointing Season Comes to an End

    That thud was the sound of the fall from the highs of the 2011 season. Yes, that was the sound Novak Djokovic heard at the end of the 2012 Grand Slam season...

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  2. Andy Murray: Can He Finally Win a Grand Slam?

    Will this be Andy Murray's year? Will he finally hoist his first Grand Slam victory? It's probably a question on every Brit's mind...

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  3. Roger Federer: What Has Changed in 2012?

    When the year 2012 began, nobody believed Roger Federer would win another Grand Slam, considering he had just gone a full year (2011) without winning any majors. Yes, he had won a few tournaments, specially toward the end of the year...

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  4. Novak Djokovic: An Enigma Sometimes

    Novak Djokovic will go into the record books as a great player and will also enter the Tennis Hall of Fame after he retires some day. But he continues to be an enigma sometimes...

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  5. Wimbledon 2012: The Dream Is over for Novak Djokovic

    The dream is over for Novak Djokovic . The hangover from 2011 is done. 2012 hasn't exactly been sweet for Djokovic. In fact, had Rafael Nadal not missed that backhand at 4:2-30:15 in Melbourne, 2012 would have been a disaster...

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  6. Wimbledon 2012: Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal Rivalry Delayed

    Lately, we have become so used to Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal playing each other in the Grand Slam finals that we just discount the 126 other players in the event. It's good to get a reality check after Nadal's shocking defeat yesterday...

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  7. Novak Djokovic: Can He Tame the Lion in His Own Den?

    So there we are, not surprisingly, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are the two men standing in a Grand Slam, after every other match, except the final has been played...

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  8. Djokovic or Nadal: Who Will Win Roland Garros?

    Its the question foremost among tennis aficionados. Will Rafael Nadal successfully defend his French Open title or will Novak Djokovic continue his strangle hold over Nadal ...

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  9. Two Matches Novak Djokovic Craves to Win

    Novak Djokovic would hope that notwithstanding his recent losses and his imperfect record in relation to his 2011 performance at this time last year, he can win two matches that could take him to another level of greatness...

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  10. Djokovic-Nadal Epic Match the Greatest Ever

    In May 2009, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic played a brutal four-hour three-setter in Madrid. It was definitely the best tennis match I had ever seen in terms of the quality of tennis...

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  11. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic: Will This Incredible New Rivalry Continue?

    The two best matches of 2011 were played between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer . The best match in terms of sheer quality was the French Open semifinal. The US Open semifinal was probably the most talked about of all matches in 2011...

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  12. Andy Roddick and Lleyton Hewitt: Players Who Just Make the Numbers

    Sadly, such is the nature of sport that players who once used to top the rankings are now merely making the numbers. When skill levels decline rapidly with age and bodies deteriorate, players don't know when their next win comes...

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  13. Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal Final: What's the Strategy?

    So we got the match we wanted. World No. 1 Noval Djokovic against world No. 2, and defending champion, Rafael Nadal playing in the US Open Final on Monday (delayed to Monday for the fourth consecutive season due to weather conditions)...

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  14. U.S. Open 2011: Another Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic Semifinal

    I have always been a huge fan of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. However, I have always supported Djokovic just a tiny bit more. And I am hoping that the two repeat last year's final...

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  15. Andy Roddick: It's Time to Retire!

    Just couple days back, Andy Roddick lost in straight sets to David Ferrer in an indoor court in his current home town as part of the Spain-US Davis Cup qquarterfinal tie...

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  16. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray: Are They Headed in Opposite Directions?

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were born a week apart in 1987, with Novak being a week younger. They played each other in their junior days and had earmarked the other as their ...

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  17. Novak Djokovic's Best Win and the Effect on His Future

    Coming into this Wimbledon Final, we all knew this was the biggest match of Novak Djokovic 's life—playing in a Wimbledon final for the first time ever against a familiar opponent, the defending champion and the current world number one...

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  18. Wimbledon 2011: Crucial Match for Novak Djokovic Against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

    It's unfortunate we didn't get the match we were waiting for: a repeat of the French Open semis, i.e. Novak Djokovic versus Roger Federer ...

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  19. Rafael Nadal and the Big 4 of Men's Tennis at Midseason

    It's the middle of the season, and the busiest time of the year for tennis professionals and fans alike. This is a perfect opportunity to look at the fortunes of the Big Four, where they stand at midseason and the outlook...

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  20. French Open 2011: Djokovic Blew His Chances Against Federer

    Like some of us said prior to this match, Roger Federer 's serve did prove to be the biggest difference in this match. Roger has never served this big and at key moments for a while now...

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  21. Djokovic-Federer Semifinal: This May Just Be the Best Match of Roland Garros

    There has been so much talk about the potential final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, that Roger Federer has been under the radar for the most part...

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  22. Djokovic-Nadal Final Looming Large: Will It Happen?

    It is the match the entire tennis world has been waiting for: the Nadal-Djokovic 2011 Roland Garros final. Although this still appears as a likely proposition, the two players could not have arrived in any more contrasting fashions...

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  23. Will Novak Djokovic Follow in Marat Safin's Underachieving Footsteps?

    One of the regrets I will always have as a tennis fan and aficionado is that Marat Safin, one of the best ever to pick up a racket, didn't live up to his potential. Safin and Roger Federer were contemporaries and were both brilliant in their trade...

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