DUBAI - Novak Djokovic has hailed the influence of his coach Boris Becker and believes he can go on to achieve much more success thanks to his flourishing partnership with the German legend.
DUBAI - Andy Murray will aim for a 32nd singles title in Dubai this week temporarily shorn of his coach and practice partners as he tries to put his latest grand slam disappointment behind him.
DUBAI - Roger Federer believes his early exit from the Australian Open has provided him with the silver lining of crucial extra practice time for the long season ahead -- and he even celebrated the setback with a glass of champagne.
- Tomas Berdych moved within a victory of retaining his World Indoor Tournament title in Rotterdam with a crushing 6-2 6-1 defeat of eighth-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon on Saturday.
- Top seed Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam with a 6-3 7-5 defeat of Canada's Vasek Pospisil on Thursday.
MELBOURNE - Novak Djokovic may have garnered a reputation as the crown prince of pranksters in tennis but on Sunday he firmly established him as the king of Melbourne's blue hardcourts with his fifth Australian Open title.
MELBOURNE - Like any new father, Novak Djokovic has quickly developed a new perspective on life and tennis.
MELBOURNE - Andy Murray blamed Novak Djokovic's physical problems in their Australian Open final on Sunday for throwing him off his game but that could hardly explain the meltdown that saw the Scot lose 12 of the last 13 games.
MELBOURNE - Novak Djokovic may never win as many Wimbledon or U.S. Open titles as Roger Federer or as many French Open championships as Rafa Nadal but when it comes to the Australian Open the Serbian reigns supreme.