Novak Djokovic retired for first time since 2011 in Dubai due to an eye infection: “I tried and I hope that people will recognize that”

Novak Djokovic retired at 3-6 in his quarter-final match against no.6 seed Feliciano Lopez at the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday. “It’s an eye problem,” Djokovic explained. “I have had it ever since I arrived in Dubai. It started with an infection and then severe allergy. It’s gotten

Novak Djokovic beats Robredo in Dubai opener: “I cannot be happier with this performance”

Novak Djokovic, four-time former champion at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, defeated Tommy Robredo on Monday 6-1, 6-2. The top-seeded Serb broke Robredo’s serve twice in each of the sets, having denied his opponent a single break point opportunity during the 66-minute clash. “Playing my first match in three weeks, different

Novak Djokovic is ready for Dubai: “I hoping to continue where I started in Australia, play high level tennis and results will follow “

He will open his 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships campaign against world no.39, Spaniard Tommy Robredo (6-2 H2H) on Monday at 7pm. Opponents in the next rounds: Malek Jaziri or Mikhail Youzhny Quarter-finals: Feliciano Lopez, Lukas Rosol Semi-finals: Roberto Bautista Agut , Viktor Troicki Final: Stan Wawrinka , Tomas Berdych And he

Novak and his brother have fun at Wild Wadi Park ahead of Dubai tournament

“It was really fun, it was like being a kid again,” he told GulfNews. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));VIDEO - Novak Djokovic &

Nole lost Dubai final vs Roger: “I tried my best. Today Roger’s game was exceptional”

Roger Federer defeated Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 win in Dubai final on Saturday in 1 hour and 24 minutes. Novak failed to convert any of his seven break point chances, while Federer capitalised on both of his opportunities. “I tried my best. Today Roger’s game was exceptional,” said Novak. “I could have

Novak beats Berdych and will clash with Federer to claim his 50th title

Febraury 27 - In his eighth straight Dubai semi-final, defeated Tomas Berdych 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 in just over two hours. After that first perfect set, Tomas started to play better and Nole started to make a lot of unforced errors. “Even after the first set that went as perfectly as possible and

Nole easy into Dubai QFs

Novak Djokovic raced into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Andrey Golubev on Wednesday evening in one hour. Supreme focus. Novak #Djokovic gets his squiggle on on the #DDFTennis signature cam. #tennis pic.twitter.com/ceaXD5VNhE— TennisTV (@TennisTV) febrero 25, 2015 Djokovic broke twice in each set, won 76% of his first service

Nole beats Pospisil in Dubai opener

February 24, 2015 -- Nole defeated Vasek Pospisil 6-4 6-4. Novak didn’t look entirely comfortable against an able opponent, but he was able to break to lead 5-4 and serve out for the first set. After an early exchange of breaks in the second, the top seed fought off two break

Novak Djokovic lost his first double match in Dubai with Laslo Djere vs Bopanna and Nestor

Bopanna & Nestor defeated Nole and Laslo Djere in the doubles match 6-2 7-5 in 1 hour. Djokovic on court to start his Dubai tournament in doubles. Players warming up. pic.twitter.com/OFDL7UFkDk— Tennis Panorama News (@TennisNewsTPN) February 23, 2015 Novak Djokovic was all smiles ahead of his doubles match in Dubai. pic.twitter.com/Tp0qV2aGAI— Tennis