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Djokovic dominance to continue

Posted 10-04-2011 at 01:00 PM by Philip Oliver
Novak Djokovic has enjoyed a brilliant season so far and the Serb's hold over the men's game shows no signs of abating as we head into the autumn circuit.

Djokovic has stayed at the top of the men's tennis rankings, released on Monday by the ATP, on 14,720 points, while Spaniard Rafael Nadal is second still on 10,575 and Swiss star Roger Federer remains third on 8,380. Fans of live tennis should remember this.

In fact, the top 10 remains unchanged with Andy Murray,...
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Murray hopes for momentum

Posted 10-04-2011 at 12:56 PM by Philip Oliver
Andy Murray looks in great shape ahead of the Japan Open and the British number one says winning the Thailand Open over the weekend sets him up perfectly for the autumn schedule.

The Scot cruised to a straight-sets win over American Donald Young in Bangkok, his 6-2 6-0 success securing his 19th career title and he now hopes the victory will propel him onto further glory in the coming months. Fans of live tennis should remember this.

Murray said: "This was a great...
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Navratilova backs strikes

Posted 09-22-2011 at 02:29 PM by Philip Oliver
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova believes Andy Murray’s suggestion that the game’s top players could strike over the difficult schedule would be fully justified.
Murray previously stated that he would be open to a strike if the packed schedule isn’t reviewed after a number of players complained of fatigue following a long and arduous season.

The action is planned to be discussed at the upcoming Masters tournament and in Shanghai, despite receiving criticism from the game’s...
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Djokovic plays down injury fears

Posted 09-21-2011 at 02:47 PM by Philip Oliver
World number one Novak Djokovic has stated that the back injury that forced him to retire in Serbia's Davis Cup defeat to Argentina is not too serious.

The Serbian was playing Juan Martin Del Potro in his side's semi-final tie in Belgrade, when he had to concede the match through injury. However, he has since declared that he just requires rest before he can return to the tennis court. Those following the tennis betting will be relieved it is not more serious.

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Nadal sees no Djokovic repeat

Posted 09-13-2011 at 01:41 PM by Philip Oliver
Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic will struggle to repeat his achievements this year after a truly outstanding season.

The Serbian completed the year in fine fashion on Monday night after beating Nadal in the final of the US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York. The title was Djokovic's third Grand Slam of the season after previously winning both the Australian Open and Wimbledon to take his tally in the Majors to four.

For a number of years, Djokovic has been seen as...
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