Novak Djokovic News
Djokovic has now spent 60 weeks more at number one than the next man on the list Roger Federer (310). Nadal is sixth on the all-time list with 209.
Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome.
Italian Open: Novak Djokovic's 1000th win sets up French Open replay; Swiatek to face Jabeur in final
Djokovic is chasing a sixth title in Rome ahead of Roland Garros and dealt with Casper Ruud on his way to a 12th final at one of his favourite venues.
Novak Djokovic will next face Casper Ruud on Saturday night where he can claim his 1,000th career victory on way to the final
Djokovic, who is in his record-extending 369th week at World No 1, must reach at least the semi-finals in Rome to hold onto the number one spot.
Carlos Alcaraz, who only turned 19 last Thursday, became the first player to beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on clay at the same tournament on his way to a second Masters 1000 title in Madrid.
Rafael Nadal, who turns 36 on 3 June, is playing his final warm-up in Rome this week before attempting to add to his record total of 13 French Open titles.
Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest player since the start of the ATP Tour in 1990 to beat three top-five players at the same event.
Novak Djokovic lost to young sensation Carlos Alcaraz in three sets in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday.
Carlos Alcaraz reached his second ATP Masters final in five weeks and claimed his first win over a reigning World No 1, overcoming Djokovic 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 in front of a sell-out home crowd
Novak Djokovic defeated Hubert Hurkacz to reach semi-final and will next face Carlos Alcaraz.
Andy Murray withdrew from his showdown against Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open on Thursday because of illness.
Novak Djokovic ensured he would keep his No 1 ranking for at least another week by extending his winning record against Gael Monfils with a 6-3, 6-2 victory
Former German tennis star Boris Becker was handed a two-and-a-half-year jail sentence in a bankruptcy case.
Rafael Nadal believes the All England Club - the Wimbledon organisers - chose "the most drastic option", and hopes the tours can find a way to interfere with the ban.
Second seed Rublev won through 6-2, 6-7 (4/7), 6-0 against the top seed who had been looking to regain winning form before his French Open title defence next month.
Novak Djokovic battled back from a set and a break down to beat Laslo Djere in his opening match of the ATP event in Belgrade
'I cannot support the decision': Novak Djokovic slams 'crazy' Wimbledon ban on Russians, Belarusians
Wimbledon has banned Russian and Belarusian players from this year's tournament over the invasion of Ukraine.
Djokovic can come to Rome and play at the Italian Open next month even if he is still not vaccinated against the coronavirus, the president of the Italian Tennis Federation said Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic will be hoping to match Rafael Nadal's tally at the French Open, which begins on 22 May.