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Djokovic: Don’t Fear, Serve Here…

Bombard the forehand return. Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday by creating holes in Berrettini’s game all over the lush green turf. The biggest one of all was the Serbian’s relentless pursuit of Berrettini’s forehand return with his first serve in

Brain Game: Djokovic ‘s Drop Shot Success vs. Tsitsipas

Forty-nine drop shots. Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to win his second Roland Garros title on Sunday, with drop shots being an integral part of his stunning comeback victory. Djokovic hit 27 drop shots, including nine for clean winners, while Tsitsipas was not far off with

Brain Game: Where Djokovic Hit Pay Dirt Against Nadal

Novak Djokovic hit pay dirt on the red dirt in the sweet spot of the rally. Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-2 in the Roland Garros semi-finals on Friday by dominating mid-length rallies, which have traditionally been controlled by the Spaniard throughout his career. Overall, Nadal won the short

Nadal At Net: Rafa Finds A New Way To Win US Open Title

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Want to win the 2019 US Open final? You better serve and volley. Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in four hours and 50 minutes, with a combined 49 serve-and-volley points naturally occurring from both players to counter each other’s ruthless baseline patterns of play. When push came

How Djokovic Dominated The Tie-breaks Against Federer

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What happened in the three tie-breaks was the exact opposite of what happened all around them. Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 13-12(3) in Sunday’s Wimbledon final after saving two match points with Federer serving 8-7, 40/15 in the fifth set, and then Djokovic dramatically saved two break