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Djokovic battles through brutal heat to topple Fucsovics

The players took a 10-minute break between the third and fourth sets to help them cope with temperatures climbing above 30 degrees Celsius.

Federer, Djokovic headline day two at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will begin their US Open campaigns against Yoshihito Nishioka and Márton Fucsovics respectively.

Federer, del Potro, pleased to see Djokovic on the rise

Third-seeded Argentine Juan Martin del Potro also backed Djokovic to continue his rise back from a right elbow injury -- all the way back to number one in the world.

Djokovic says injury showed him how impatient he was

Although Novak Djokovic has been in good form recently, he remembered the period during which he was injured and how he doubted himself during it.

Djokovic excited by prospect of Federer doubles link

Djokovic and Federer will spearhead the European challenge in the second staging of the tournament, which takes place in Chicago from September 21-23.

Rejuvenated Djokovic eyes US Open as ‘Big Four’ reunited

Novak Djokovic is the favourite to win his third US Open title.

Djokovic wins Cincy title to complete Masters matched set

The former world number one became the first man to win all nine of the ATP's Masters 1000 events in the elite series' current configuration.

Djokovic overcomes stomach trouble as Zverev exits in Cincy

Novak Djokovic beats Adrian Mannarino and reaches the third round in Cincinnati despite stomach issues.

Greek chic: Tsitsipas stuns Djokovic in Toronto

The Greek teenager, who turns 20 on Sunday, followed up his defeat of seventh seed Dominic Thiem, beating four-time champion Djokovic, seeded ninth, in a first-time meeting.

Djokovic backs Davis Cup reforms

Novak Djokovic says he is in favour of the ITF's bid to turn the Davis Cup into a season-ending tournament.

Nadal routs Paire to reach third round in Toronto

Nadal fired a dazzling array of shots that had Paire racing around the court from the outset and even desperately launched his racquet on one occasion in a failed attempt at a return.

Anderson fails to find key to unlock Big Four’s Wimbledon domination

Kevin Anderson was soundly beaten by Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.

Djokovic beats Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

Djokovic made only 13 unforced errors in the final as he offered more evidence that he is back to his best.

Djokovic edges ahead of Nadal as semi-final halted

With the clock slipping past 11pm -- the official curfew for action at the All England Club -- Djokovic survived two set points in a gripping tiebreak to edge ahead.

Nadal braced for ‘complex’ Djokovic in 52nd meeting

Rafael Nadal will play against Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Djokovic back in the Wimbledon semis for eighth time

By beating Kei Nishikori, Novak Djokovic advanced to his eighth career Wimbledon semifinal.

Nishikori predicts Wimbledon ‘war’ with Djokovic

Kei Nishikori expects Novak Djokovic to give him a tough match in their upcoming Wimbledon quarterfinal.

No limits says Djokovic as he reaches 800 wins milestone

While he has not won a title for a year, a strong run in Rome, followed by a quarter-final showing at the French Open and now an impressive transition to grass, augurs well for his chances at next month's Wimbledon.

Dejected Djokovic looks for answers after Miami Open defeat

Djokovic says a lack of match fitness was "one of the things" preventing him from gaining any steam in his bid to return to his top form.

Young gun Chung blazes trail for South Korea

Chung Hyeon made history by defeating Novak Djokovic and advancing to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Djokovic seeded 14th for Australian Open, Nadal 1st

It will be Novak Djokovic's lowest seeding at the Australian Open since 2007.

Federer eyes fresh ‘fairytale’ as Slam rivals struggle

With many of his rivals dealing with various problems, Roger Federer's path to another Australian Open title has become even easier.

Murray targets ‘strong’ year-end to topple Djokovic

The second-ranked Scot is looking to close the points gap to Djokovic and cap a career-best season by topping the rankings for the first time.