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Djokovic Reveals His Most Exhausting Match

Novak Djokovic has played 1,098 tour-level matches, and he has been in several gruelling, physical encounters. But according to the Serbian, one battle was more exhausting than the rest. “The final of the Australian Open in 2012 against Rafa. Five hours, 53 minutes. Probably hard to repeat that ever in my

Djokovic A Master Manipulator When It Matters Most

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Novak Djokovic thrives on adversity by limiting its existence. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of rally length on break point in Djokovic’s six matches leading up to Sunday’s Australian Open final against Dominic Thiem shows that the Serbian plays shorter points when he is facing break point, and

100 Slams Later, Clive Still Capturing Stars’ Artistry & Ecstasy

What has changed more over the past 36 years? The way tennis is played or the way photographers ply their craft at tournaments? Like the ‘greatest player of all time’ debate, there is no clear answer. One man who has witnessed significant change in both is legendary Getty Images photographer Clive

Thiem: ‘It Was Just An Unbelievable Match’

Dominic Thiem entered his Australian Open clash against Rafael Nadal with a 0-5 record in Grand Slam matches against the Spaniard, but the World No. 5 produced his best tennis in pressure moments to secure victory and advance to his first semi-final at Melbourne Park. “It's amazing to beat the current

Kyrgios On Nadal Showdown: ‘I’m Super Excited’

When Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios play, the tennis is almost always sensational. Throw in the Melbourne crowd and the opportunity to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final, and their clash on Monday in the fourth round of the Australian Open promises to be a blockbuster showdown. “I'm super excited, honestly. Playing

Sealed With A Kiss, Nadal’s ‘Scary Moment’

For one poor ball girl on Thursday night, the sight of Rafael Nadal’s fearsome forehand will be something she won’t forget in a hurry. At 4-1 up in the third set, Nadal returned a forehand down the line, but wide, with Federico Delbonis serving at 15/40. Hearing a line judge call

Aussie Assault: Dominant Duo Purcell, Saville Take Aim At 2020

It was Friday afternoon at Melbourne Park. A new Grand Slam season means new belief and new opportunities, and the grounds were beginning to come to life as the 2020 Australian Open drew nearer. As players descended on Melbourne in preparation for the first major of the new decade, there