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Novak Djokovic Biography & Latest News

Novak Djokovic Biography

Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player and the current World No. 1. He has won six Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Australian Opens, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2011 US Open. By winning three Majors in 2011, Djokovic became the sixth male player in the Open Era to win three Majors in a calendar year. He is the first male player representing Serbia to win a Major singles title and the youngest player in the Open Era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. Three weeks after the 2006 Wimbledon, Djokovic won his maiden ATP title at the Dutch Open in Amersfoort without losing a set, defeating Nicolás Massú in the final. Djokovic won his second career title in the same year at the Open de Moselle in Metz. In 2007, he defeated Guillermo Cañas in the final to claim the Key Biscayne title in Miami. Djokovic won his fifth title of the year at the BA-CA Tennis Trophy in Vienna. He received the Golden Badge award for the best athlete in Serbia. In 2008, Djokovic defeated unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets to earn Serbia's first Grand Slam singles title. The following year Djokovic won the singles title at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. Djokovic won ten tournaments in 2011, including Grand Slam tournament victories at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Djokovic also captured a record-breaking five ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. Consequently Novak Djokovic was named 2011 ITF World Champion. By reaching the 2012 French Open final, he became the ninth player in Open Era to have reached the final of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments (and only fifth to do that consecutively).

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Rio Olympics 2016 flashback: As two legends walk into the sunset, a new generation of superstars rises With Rio handing over the baton to Tokyo, we take a look back at the 2016 games
Rio Olympics 2016: 10 most glorious moments of the Games Some stories began from where they were earlier left off, while some were newly scripted, others were rewritten in emphatic style.
US storms to 24 golds at Rio Olympics (International Roundup)
Rio 2016 Olympics, Tennis: The champion Rafael Nadal fights back After a couple of injury-ravaged years, Nadal is making his mark at Rio 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Is this the return of Juan Martin Del Potro? Does Rio 2016 mark the return of the Gentle Giant?
Rio Olympics 2016: Ivana Spanovic– an Olympian with a lot more than just gorgeous looks Ivana Spanovic is the next great superstar from Serbia but why have we not heard of her yet?
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: After singles loss, Djokovic tumbles in doubles This ends Novak Djokovic's campaign at Rio 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Day 2 round up - Djokovic tumbles, Murray and Williams siblings lose out A look at some key results from Day 2 of the tennis at Rio 2016.
Rio 2016 Olympics, Tennis: 5 most shocking upsets from Round 1 A number of top players were eliminated from the Rio Olympics earlier than expected. Let's take a look at the biggest upsets.
Rio Olympics 2016 Day 2 Round-up: Dipa Karmakar and Michael Phelps excel, Novak Djokovic tumbles Here's a round-up of the results from Day 2 at Rio 2016.
Rio 2016: Novak Djokovic shares kind words with Juan Martin del Potro after his shock defeat The World No. 1 was knocked out by the Argentine in the first round of the games
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Novak Djokovic upset by Juan Martin del Potro in first round Olympic ouster Djokovic has been ousted in the first round from Rio 2016 after a devastating game from the tall Argentine.
Rio Olympics 2016 Tennis: When Juan Martin del Potro got stranded in an elevator! Del Potro has his first round match at the Rio Olympics 2016 in a few hours against Novak Djokovic
Rio Olympics 2016: Time to celebrate the heroes! Having endured some terrible times in the lead up, Rio put up a colorful and a glitzy Opening Ceremony to put the focus back on the Games.
Rio Olympics 2016: Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin Del Potro - rekindling an old rivalry Novak Djokovic's and Juan martin Del Potro's rivalry is set to rekindle, when the 2 face off in the first round at the Rio Olympics.
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