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

Nole reachs Dubai semifinal

Novak Djokovic defeated Marsel Ilhan 6-1, 6-1 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday and extended his record at the tournament to 33-4 with the 49-minute win. Djokovic served up seven aces, saved all three break points he faced and won 85 per cent of his

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

Nole is ready for Dubai: “Being at home and reconnecting with my family are the most important parts of life, so I am in a much better playing mind-set than normal”

February 22, 2015 -- Nole arrived ahead of one of his favourite tournaments, and his first stop was at Burj Al Arab, where he was met by the new General Manager, Mr Anthony McHale. “With this event the hotels are superb and impressive to stay in and we receive incredible service.