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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: jonathan » 22 maja 2012, 23:11

Były przecież pogłoski, że Djoković ma przejść do Nike. A tak, Azja podbija rynek najlepszych tenisistów. Nie przypominam sobie, by firma Uniqlo słynęła z jakichś ekskluzywnych produktów i kolekcji tenisowych. A Sergio Tacchini to była marka, która ubierała w przeszłości takie legendy jak Connors, McEnroe czy Sampras w początkach kariery.

Najlepszego Djoker. Wygrania RG, najlepiej detronizując Nadala w finale. To wszystko oczywiście przy założeniu, że na drodze nie stanie mu Federer.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Nadalito » 23 maja 2012, 10:29

ST było sponsorem turnieju w Rzymie. Cała obsługa biegała w "czerwonych porteczkach". :D
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: ginny » 23 maja 2012, 22:55

UNIQLO Appoints Novak Djokovic as Global Brand Ambassador

May 23, 2012, Paris, France - UNIQLO today announces that it has appointed Novak Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked male professional tennis player, as its global brand ambassador. The five-year partnership, which takes effect from today, will see Djokovic promoting the UNIQLO brand and UNIQLO clothing worldwide. The partnership will also include collaboration on future product lines, as well as co-developing the ultimate UNIQLO functional wear.

A preview of the collaboration’s first results will be seen at this year’s Roland-Garros French Open Tennis Tournament that starts on May 27, where Djokovic will debut his newly designed UNIQLO match wear to spectators in Paris and to a worldwide TV audience.

Tadashi Yanai, Chairman, President & CEO of leading global Japanese retailer Fast Retailing, commented on today’s announcement saying, “We are extremely pleased to have Novak Djokovic become UNIQLO’s global brand ambassador. We will use the most innovative fabrics and technologies to develop match wear that can contribute to the performance of a globally recognized and respected sports person like Novak. At the same time, UNIQLO will incorporate latest fabrics and technologies to co-develop with him the ultimate functional apparel that can be worn, and enjoyed, by people all over the world.”

Yanai added, “UNIQLO and Novak share a common, mutual desire to improve people’s lives and contribute to society. In addition to creating truly great clothing with new and unique value, Fast Retailing takes to heart our mission to enrich people’s lives through unique corporate activities and to grow our company in unity with society. We look forward to collaborating with Novak on a number of corporate social responsibility programs around the world.”

Novak Djokovic, commenting on today’s announcement said, “I am honored, and also very excited, to have been appointed as the UNIQLO global brand ambassador. UNIQLO is a cool brand with strong roots in Japan, a country whose culture and way of life I respect. I have a personal philosophy which I call ‘Be Unique,’ and this is based on my strong passion, drive and eagerness to keep improving myself. I am passionate about being the best possible tennis player, as well as the best possible person, and I have a continuous desire to help people, especially children, who have been less fortunate than I.”

Djokovic added, “I feel a natural connection with UNIQLO. To me, UNIQLO is not fast fashion, and it’s not sports wear. UNIQLO is the ultimate functional wear, which is exactly what I need as both a sports person and an individual who leads a very active life. I look forward to collaborating with UNIQLO in the development of new products and to getting to know the global UNIQLO family better.”

In launching the new partnership between UNIQLO and Novak Djokovic today, UNIQLO confirms that as its first corporate social responsibility activity it will manufacture a custom-designed charity UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) to sell at a select number of UNIQLO stores and online. Proceeds from the sale of this UT will be donated to the Novak Djokovic Foundation to support children’s programs. Details regarding the design of the UT, as well as timing and location of sale will be announced in due course.

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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: jaccol55 » 25 maja 2012, 16:06

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DEUCE
by Jason Goodall


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Following his triumphs at Wimbledon, the US Open and Australian Open, Novak Djokovic will
look to write himself into history books with victory at Roland Garros.


Will Novak Djokovic succeed where Pete Sampras, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal all fell just short? The World No. 1 goes into Roland Garros aiming to become the first man to hold all four major titles since the great Rod Laver in 1969.

While Novak Djokovic managed to get his hands on the trophy at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in early 2010, the quality of his tennis at times left a lot to be desired. His serving in particular was woeful; the Serb delivered 10 double faults in the semi-finals and 12 more in the final before eventually prevailing.

When I asked him earlier that week why he was attempting to make wholesale changes to his serve at such a relatively late stage in his career, he said that if there was even the slightest chance of an improvement, then the risk was worth taking. Though his resolve must have been severely tested by week’s end with each miscued serve, he joked after the final, “If I can serve like this and still win tournaments, just wait until I start serving well.”
“Djokovic has an opportunity to elevate himself to an even higher plane”

Patience is a virtue and a little over two years later, Djokovic now stands on the brink of becoming the first player in 42 years to hold all four Grand Slam titles at one time. Incredibly, the serve is now a major weapon and arguably his most improved shot. And although the technical changes he tried a couple of years ago ultimately didn’t work out and he eventually returned to his original service motion, he is now being rewarded for his pursuit of excellence and also for his seismic shift in attitude. He has gone from being a player who didn’t want to lose, who relied upon mistakes from opponents to grind out victories, to a player who is now prepared to control his own destiny. His new mantra is obvious: to be the best you have to be able to beat the best.

“In big matches the winner is decided by small margins, a couple of points,” said Djokovic after his 2012 US Open triumph. “The last couple of years I guess it’s just clicked in my head - I’m going for it more. I’m more aggressive.”

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But that isn’t the only enhancement he has made to his overall game, many experts believe. “The improvements in his serve - getting back to his old action - have been well documented and that has made a major difference,” former US Open semi-finalist Darren Cahill tells DEUCE.

“Most of his other improvement has centered around that fact that physically he now knows that he can go the distance against anyone. He used to struggle with his breathing, the heat, and with the belief he could stay in long points without it hurting his chances of winning. Now that he’s overcome those issues his shot selection is more controlled. He’s not looking to finish points too quickly from poor positions in the court, his defensive game has improved and he’s finding parts of the court that were eluding him before because he’s playing with better court position and more spin off the forehand.

“His backhand has always been world class. Probably the most important thing he’s improved, though, is his mental strength and belief against [Roger] Federer and [Rafael] Nadal.”

And he’s going to need that in spades. Nadal is aiming for a seventh crown at Roland Garros, which would eclipse Bjorn Borg’s record haul from the ‘70s and early ‘80s when he was the doyen of the dirt. The Spaniard has the best career winning percentage of any player in the Open Era on his favourite surface, winning just over 93 per cent of his matches - a statistic that rises to over 96 per cent if you only take into account the opponents he has encountered since 2005. He has only suffered one defeat at the French Open since making his debut in that very same season, when Robin Soderling got the better of him in 2009.
“For so long it seemed a near impossible task”

“The toughest opponent on clay is Nadal, there’s no question about it,” Djokovic insists. “Physically he’s the strongest player on the tour and clay demands the most physical effort from the players out of all the surfaces. Your endurance has to be on a very high level, because all the long rallies that you play on hard courts, it’s double that on clay. Mentally he has this incredible ability to stay focused from the first point to the last.”

However, Djokovic can take heart from the fact that he was able to snap Nadal’s 37-match clay court winning streak in Madrid last spring, and then backed that up by beating him again the following week in Rome, a feat that had hitherto been regarded as virtually impossible. Adding to the intrigue of a possible dream final showdown between Djokovic and Nadal at Roland Garros are the Spaniard's two victories over Djokovic in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 finals this clay-court season in Monte-Carlo and Rome, the first of which snapped Djokovic's seven-match winning streak against Rafa.

And Djokovic will surely appreciate that Roland Garros has previously been the battleground for similar highly significant exploits.

“When I won the Grand Slam it changed my career and my life,” Andre Agassi said in 2009, looking back on that famous final against Andrei Medvedev. “It was the most profound moment, having to overcome all of the self-doubt and all of the obstacles it takes to win [in Paris]. It’s something that I’m so proud of because every surface, and all the different conditions, demand so much of you mentally and physically. To win on all four surfaces in your career is one of the greatest achievements in sport.”

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And Cahill, who coached Agassi, concurs. “Andre was the first player in quite some time to achieve that feat so it certainly was a special moment. Considering that was the event that looked like being his first major win, and to then suffer the disappointment of losing it again and again, meant he’d been through everything emotionally before finally winning.

“It also was a point of separation from his peers through the generations that he’d competed against. His journey through life and sport has always been fascinating but he would tell you that the moment [Andrei] Medvedev missed that final forehand was the most special moment of his career. The sense of relief after all the years of trying, getting so close, and then finally succeeding was every emotion wrapped up into one glorious day.”

A career Grand Slam is undoubtedly an accomplishment worthy of greatness, but nobody since the legendary Rod Laver in 1969 has been able to hold all four titles at the same time, so Djokovic has an opportunity to elevate himself to an even higher plane than his illustrious peers and in doing so create a legacy that will live on forever. And if he is successful, the fact that he’s been able to do it while competing against some of the greatest competitors ever to assemble at the same time speaks volumes.

“You have to be a complete player to win all four majors,” explains Cahill. “It says a lot about our current generation that Federer and Nadal have done it, and now possibly Djokovic will do it too. For so long it seemed a near impossible task and then in the space of a few years these three players have taken the game to a whole new level. They have no weaknesses, they can win on any surface, they thrive on new challenges and they are making the next generation of player better by the standard they are setting.”
“I’ve been dreaming of that moment and I still have a lot to prove to myself”

So history beckons for Serbia’s favourite son, but his legion of fans will be well aware that other truly outstanding players have also had the opportunity to seize the moment and achieve true greatness only to then fail when destiny came calling.

Federer and Nadal have both held three major titles at the same time, but they were both unable to win their fourth in succession. Nadal was beaten at the Australian Open in 2011 by David Ferrer, and Federer was twice denied by losses to Nadal in the 2006 and 2007 Roland Garros finals. Pete Sampras also held three majors going into the French Open in 1994, only to be beaten in the quarter-finals by Jim Courier.

But Nole remains undaunted.

“Of course I want to win more majors and it would be unbelievable to complete the Grand Slam,” he says. “I’ve been dreaming of that moment and I still have a lot to prove to myself.

“Everything is possible.”
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Jacuszyn » 27 maja 2012, 9:39

Paryskie nadzieje: Novak Djoković pójdzie śladami Roda Lavera?
Aktualny mistrz Wimbledonu, US Open i Australian Open. W tym roku przyjeżdża do Paryża nie tylko jako lider rankingu, ale przede wszystkim jako potencjalny zdobywca tzw. "Nole Slam". Novak Djoković za niespełna trzy tygodnie może zostać drugim, po Rodneyu Laverze, tenisistą w Erze Open, któremu uda się wygrać cztery turnieje wielkoszlemowe z rzędu.

Pięciokrotny triumfator turniejów Wielkiego Szlema, pomimo że dorastał trenując na kortach ziemnych (między innymi przez dwa lata pobytu w monachijskiej Akademii Niki Pilicia), nie miał jak do tej pory szczęścia na kortach im. Rolanda Garrosa. W tym miejscu był szczególnie karcony przez swoich największych rywali. Za każdym razem, kiedy osiągał półfinał tej imprezy, co czynił trzykrotnie, odbijał się niczym od ściany w meczach z Rafaelem Nadalem (2007, 2008) i przed rokiem w starciu z Rogerem Federerem. Szwajcar zakończył wówczas serię 43 kolejnych wygranych spotkań Serba (41 od początku 2011 roku). - Na pewno nie jest to miłe uczucie, kiedy przegrywasz. Spójrzmy jednak na to z innej strony: przez ostatnie miesiące byłem bardzo skuteczny i to nie mogło trwać wiecznie. Muszę to zaakceptować jak każdą kolejną porażkę - powiedział Novak po tamtym meczu.

Od wspomnianego pojedynku z Federerem Djoković po dziś dzień nie zaznał porażki w turnieju wielkoszlemowym. W Paryżu stanie przed szansą na nieklasycznego Wielkiego Szlema, czyli cztery z rzędu triumfy wielkoszlemowe, ale nie w ciągu jednego roku kalendarzowego. Będzie miał tym samym okazję do nawiązania do wyniku Rodneya Lavera, który wygrywał wszystkie cztery Szlemy w latach 1962 i 1969 (Era Open), z tą różnicą, że czynił to klasycznie - w tym samym sezonie.

Walka o tytuł na Rolandzie Garrosie to absolutny priorytet Djokovicia w tym roku. Przed turniejem ostrożnie dawkował starty, rezygnując z gry nawet w domowym turnieju w Belgradzie. Ewentualny sukces w Paryżu uczyni Serba ósmym tenisistą w historii, który skompletuje wszystkie cztery tytuły wielkoszlemowe (tzw. karierowy Wielki Szlem). Do tego ekskluzywnego grona należy w tej chwili siedmiu zawodników: Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer oraz Rafael Nadal.

Finały w roku 2012:
Turniej Przeciwnik w finale Wynik
Australian Open Rafael Nadal 5:7, 6:4, 6:2, 6:7(5), 7:5
Miami Andy Murray 6:1, 7:6(4)
Monte Carlo Rafael Nadal 3:6, 1:6
Rzym Rafael Nadal 5:7, 3:6

W ubiegłym sezonie Serb był niesamowicie skuteczny na kortach ziemnych. Wygrał trzy turnieje: Belgrad, Madryt, Rzym, przegrał zaledwie jeden mecz (wspomniany półfinał Rolanda Garrosa z Federerem). Zarówno w stolicy Hiszpanii, jak i w Wiecznym Mieście pokonywał niekwestionowanego króla kortów ceglanych, Rafaela Nadala. Łącznie, od Indian Wells 2011 po australijski finał w styczniu tego roku, Serb zanotował wyśmienitą serię siedmiu kolejnych wygranych nad Hiszpanem. Sytuacja uległa zmianie trwającej wiosny. W Monte Carlo Nadal przełamał dominację Djokovicia w ich grach wzajemnych, a w Rzymie potwierdził, że na kortach ziemnych to on cały czas jest faworytem, a Novak co najwyżej pretendentem. Aby wygrać nad Sekwaną, Nole będzie musiał ponownie znaleźć receptę na hiszpańskiego gladiatora.

W tym roku Djoković pozostaje bez tytułu na kortach ziemnych. Miewa w ostatnim czasie problemy z ustabilizowaniem formy. Coraz częściej zdarzają mu się przeciętne pojedynki, kiedy to brakuje mu pewności uderzeń, kiedy walczy z samym sobą i swoim tenisem. Pomimo tych chwil słabości, to niesamowicie odporny psychicznie tenisista, który wielokrotnie pokazywał, że potrafi znaleźć drogę do zwycięstwa w najbardziej beznadziejnych sytuacjach. Cały czas ma w zanadrzu potężne atuty tenisowe, w szczególności bekhend, return i znakomite umiejętności defensywne. Zebrane latami doświadczenie nauczyło go, jak przygotować najwyższą formę na kluczowe pojedynki największych turniejów, co z pewnością czyni go jednym z głównych faworytów zbliżającego się Rolanda Garrosa.

Historia występów na kortach Rolanda Garrosa:
Rok Rezultat Ostatni przeciwnik Wynik
2005 II runda Guillermo Coria 2:4, 2:6, 2:3 i krecz
2006 ćwierćfinał Rafael Nadal 4:6, 4:6 i krecz
2007 półfinał Rafael Nadal 5:7, 4:6, 2:6
2008 półfinał Rafael Nadal 4:6, 2:6, 6:7(3)
2009 III runda Philipp Kohlschreiber 4:6, 4:6, 4:6
2010 ćwierćfinał Jürgen Melzer 6:3, 6:2, 2:6, 6:7(3), 4:6
2011 półfinał Roger Federer 6:7(5), 3:6, 6:3, 6:7(5)
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Ranger » 27 maja 2012, 14:51

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2022: Doha, 2021: Cagliari, Lyon, Waszyngton, 2020: Montpellier, 2018: Doha, Pekin, 2017: Szanghaj, Bazylea, 2016: Queen's Club, Atlanta, 2014: Pekin, 2013: Montpellier, Atlanta, 2012: Kuala Lumpur, Szanghaj, Bazylea
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Barty » 27 maja 2012, 23:29

ROLAND GARROS 2012
Djokovic: "I Expect A Lot From Myself"
Paris, France

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Novak Djokovic will look to reach the Roland Garros final for the first time.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic states that he is at the “peak of his career” as he prepares to begin his bid for a fourth straight Grand Slam title this coming fortnight at Roland Garros.

“Mindset is always positive and I’m always expecting from myself a lot,” said the Serbian, who is looking to become the first player to accomplish the feat since Rod Laver completed the calendar year Grand Slam in 1969. “I had the best year-and-a-half of my career and I believe I’m at the peak of my career at this moment. I definitely want to use this confidence I have and try to make a good result here in Roland Garros.”

In 2011, Djokovic entered the clay-court Slam with an unbeaten season record and seven titles, including straight-sets wins over Rafael Nadal in the Madrid and Rome finals. This year, he has a 30-5 match record with titles at the Australian Open and Miami.

After winning seven straight matches against Nadal, including the last three Grand Slam finals, Djokovic saw his winning streak against the Spaniard end in Monte-Carlo this past April. He lost to the Spaniard again last week in the Rome final.

“He’s always the favourite for this tournament,” said Djokovic of the six-time Roland Garros champion. “He even was last year. He’s always the number one favourite because he just is what he is on clay courts. He’s the most successful tennis player ever to play on this surface.

“He played well in the Rome final. Even though it was a straight-sets win, I thought we played a close match but he was playing better. That’s what you expect from him. You can always expect him to be at his top, even at the later stages of Grand Slams and tournaments. Here he’s even going to be more difficult to beat because it’s going to be the best of five.”

The pair faced off at Roland Garros three straight years from 2006-08, once in the quarter-finals and twice in the semi-finals, matches won by the Spaniard in straight sets.

Djokovic reached the semi-finals for the third time last year, only to fall to Roger Federer. He is seeded to face the Swiss again in the final four this year, with a final showdown against Nadal potentially on the line.

But first up for the Serbian will be Italian Potito Starace in an afternoon match Monday on Court Philippe Chatrier. “Starace is a clay-court specialist so it’s not going to be an easy match,” he said.
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2022: Rotterdam, Monte Carlo, Monachium 2021: Monachium, Rzym, 2020: Rzym, Antwerpia, 2019: Rotterdam, Rzym, Roland Garros, 2018: Halle, 2017: Stuttgart, 2016: Tokio, Shanghai, Bazylea, 2015: Wiedeń, WTF Londyn, 2014: Doha, 2013: Cincinnati, 2012: Monte Carlo, Roland Garros, Sztokholm, 2011: Marsylia, Monte Carlo, Wimbledon, US Open, Wcześniej: Za słaba era, żeby coś wpisywać.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Joao » 28 maja 2012, 22:30

Roland Garros: Djoković czaruje paryską publiczność

Po inauguracji turnieju na kortach Rolanda Garrosa Novak Djoković obiecał paryskiej publiczności, że w przyszłą niedzielę (dzień finału) powie jej coś po francusku - lepiej niż uczynił to w poniedziałek.

- Mieszkam w Monte Carlo, gdzie językiem urzędowym jest francuski, zatem wskazane jest wręcz, abym się nim posługiwał. Naprawdę staram się tutaj w Paryżu przekonać wszystkich, by mówili do mnie w tym języku. Kto wie, może w ciągu najbliższych dwóch tygodni nauczę się czegoś więcej - wyznał po spotkaniu Nole.

Lider rankingu w I rundzie pokonał Potito Starace (7:6[3], 6:3, 6:1), Włocha z końca pierwszej setki klasyfikacji ATP. Jego rywalem w 1/32 finału będzie Blaž Kavčič, pogromca gasnącej gwiazdy tenisa Lleytona Hewitta.

- Z pewnością nie spodziewałem się łatwego meczu, gdyż on jest specjalistą od gry na mączce. Nie widziałem go przez kilka lat, ale na tej nawierzchni zawsze sprawiał problemy najlepszym. Starałem się zatem grać agresywnie i wykorzystać swoje szanse, lecz na początku miałem problemy z odnalezieniem właściwego rytmu, a on w I secie zaprezentował się bardzo dobrze. Jednak kiedy teraz na to patrzę, już po zakończonym meczu, to myślę, że być może dobrze się stało, iż miałem taką trudną przeprawę w premierowej partii, gdyż z czasem pozwoliło mi to poprawić pewne elementy mojej gry - powiedział po meczu Djoković.

Reprezentant Serbii tradycyjnie już tryskał dobrym humorem: ulubione miejsce na kortach Rolanda Garrosa? - Szatnia, a na drugim miejscu biuro prasowe - odpowiedział ze śmiechem. Nole nie ukrywał również, że jest wielkim fanem Boba Sinclaira, który od trzech lat jest obecny na głównej arenie zmagań paryskiej imprezy: - To wspaniały DJ, który w dodatku kocha tenis. Odnosi wielki sukces w tym co robi, ponieważ zawsze daje ludziom dużo radości.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: DUN I LOVE » 05 cze 2012, 8:40

Novak Djokovic
Bonsoir! Had a relaxing night with my team (anyone played this game before? :)) and now I'm off to bed. It is really cold here in Paris and you might want to bring your jacket tomorrow for the match. I play second from 2pm :) They say it might rain, but i don't think so - it is tennis time!
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2021 (4) Sankt Petersburg, Moskwa, IO Tokio, Gstaad, 2020 (2) US Open, Auckland, 2019 (4) Tokio, Halle, Australian Open, Doha, 2017 (1) Cincinnati M1000, 2016 (1) Sankt Petersburg, 2015 (1) Rotterdam, 2013 (3) Montreal M1000, Rzym M1000, Dubaj, 2012 (1) Toronto M1000, 2011 (4) Waszyngton, Belgrad, Miami M1000, San Jose, 2010 (2) Wiedeń, Rotterdam, 2009 (2) Szanghaj M1000, Eastbourne, 2008 (2) US Open, Estoril

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2022 (2) Miami M1000, Australian Open, 2021 (4) San Diego, Wimbledon, Halle, Genewa, 2020 (2) Paryż-Bercy M1000, Acapulco, 2019 (2) Kitzbuhel, Genewa, 2018 (3) Sankt Petersburg, Stuttgart, Marsylia, 2017 (2) Sztokholm, Indian Wells M1000, 2016 (2) Newport, Rotterdam, 2015 (1) Halle, 2014 (1) Tokio, 2013 (2) Basel, Kuala Lumpur, 2011 (3) WTF, Cincinnati M1000, Rzym M1000, 2010 (2) Basel, Marsylia, 2009 (4) WTF, Stuttgart, Wimbledon, Madryt M1000, 2008 (1) WTF
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: jaccol55 » 06 cze 2012, 19:17

DJOKOVIC SAVES 4 M.P. TO BEAT TSONGA

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Novak Djokovic is 30-7 lifetime at Roland Garros.

Top seed Novak Djokovic extinguished French title hopes for another year at Roland Garros on Tuesday by saving four match points to knock out fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6(6), 6-1 in four hours and five minutes.

"As a tennis player, this is what you live for," said Djokovic. "This is what you practise for all these years, to be part of an incredible performance, incredible match encounter here in Roland Garros with the home players. I'm really glad that I could win today."

The Serbian advanced to his eighth straight Grand Slam championship semi-final and he is currently on a 26-match winning streak at the majors. He is now 30-7 lifetime at Roland Garros.

Djokovic will next meet third-seeded Swiss Roger Federer, the 2009 titlist. Djokovic trails Federer 11-14 in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series, including a loss in the Roland Garros semi-finals in 2011 - a match that ended his perfect 41-0 start to the season.

"Last year we were part of a great match that went the distance, and he played incredibly well," said Djokovic. "I thought I played on a very high level. I just hope we can have another good match for us and for the crowd to be a part of."

The 25-year-old Djokovic is bidding to clinch his fourth straight major championship title and complete a non-calendar year Grand Slam. Only Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962, 1969) have held all four titles at the same time.

Djokovic made just one unforced error in winning the first set and taking a 3-1 lead, but Tsonga fought back to level the score at 4-4 in the second set. Djokovic saved two set points at 5-6, 15/40, but on Tsonga's third opportunity Djokovic hit a forehand long to level the match at one-set all.

The pair exchanged service breaks early in the third set, which looked destined for a tie-break, before Tsonga broke Djokovic's serve to take it 7-5. Tsonga fended off three break points in the fifth game of the fourth set but could not convert two match point opportunities with Djokovic serving at 4-5, 15/40. Djokovic showed tremendous mental strength in the 12th game by saving two more match points.

"It's, I guess, trying to be mentally tough and believing in your shots," said Djokovic of his ability to fight off four match points. "Obviously a little bit of experience that I had playing on this level for last five, six years. I did have some matches similar to this one when I was match points down and managing to come back."

In the tie-break, Djokovic could not convert two set points at 6-4, but was soon rewarded. With both men clearly exhausted in the deciding set, Djokovic managed to break twice and served out for his 30th Roland Garros match win. The 25 year old is now 17-5 in matches decided in the fifth set. Tsonga left Court Philippe Chatrier to a standing ovation.

"This is probably the most difficult defeat or loss in my career," said the Frenchman. "I haven't lost that many matches after such a big fight... It's very rare for me to have match points and not win the match, so I [will] remember that because it was Roland Garros; it was a quarter-final."

The 27-year-old Tsonga committed 61 unforced errors and won 90 of his 156 service points. Five-time major champion Djokovic won 63 per cent of points when he was serving at 30/30 or deuce. He hit 44 winners and seven aces.

During the spring European clay-court swing, Djokovic finished runner-up to Rafael Nadal at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters and the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. Seven of his 30 tour-level titles have been won on clay courts.

Tsonga was attempting to become the first Frenchman to beat a World No. 1 at Roland Garros since 1983, when Christophe Roger-Vasselin - father of Edouard Roger-Vasselin - defeated Jimmy Connors in the quarter-finals. He was also bidding to become the first Frenchman to reach the semi-finals since Gael Monfils in 2008.

"It's a bit of a shame because I was pretty close," admitted Tsonga. "I'm not going to regret many things in that match. I gave everything I had. I fought as much as I could. Unfortunately at the end I had no energy left in my legs. That's it. That's the way it is.

"I'll have to close that chapter and start practising on grass. I'll try and remember this match and this loss so I have more confidence in tournaments like Wimbledon. Because if I can hurt top players on clay, I can do worse on grass."
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: robpal » 07 cze 2012, 10:24

OLYMPICS 2012
Djokovic Selected As Serbia’s Olympic Flag Bearer
London, U.K.

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Novak Djokovic will be Serbia's flag bearer during the Summer Olympics.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will serve as Serbia’s flag bearer during the opening ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

“We are all very excited about the Olympic games in London, such a magnificent sporting event, and it goes without saying what a great honour it is for me to carry the flag for Serbia,” Djokovic told AFP.

The Belgrade native was one of three Serbian medalists during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He lost to Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, and went on to defeat American James Blake in the bronze medal match.

Two ATP World Tour players, Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Chile’s Fernando Gonzalez, were flag bearers during the Beijing opening ceremonies. Both went on to win medals, Federer teaming with Stanislas Wawrinka to capture the gold in doubles and Gonzalez the silver in singles.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: jaccol55 » 08 cze 2012, 19:30

8 finał wielkoszlemowy!

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Novak po wygranej nad Federerem 6-4 7-5 6-3 w półfinale RG, awansował do swojego 8 finału wielkoszlemowego - pierwszego na kortach Rolanda Garrosa. Rywalem Novaka, tradycyjnie będzie Rafa Nadal.

Droga do finału:

1R: Potito Starace (ITA) 7-6(3) 6-3 6-1
2R: Blaz Kavcić (SLO) 6-0 6-4 6-4
3R: [Q] Nicolas Devilder (FRA) 6-1 6-2 6-2
4R: [22] Andreas Seppi (ITA) 4-6 6-7(4) 6-3 7-5 6-3
QF: [5] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 6-1 5-7 5-7 7-6(6) 6-1
SF: [3] Roger Federer (SUI) 6-4 7-5 6-3

Dotychczas Novak wygrał 5 tytułów, 2 razy przegrywając w finałach:

Wygrane:

2012 - Australian Open
2011 - Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open
2008 - Australian Open

Przegrane:

2010 - US Open
2007 - US Open
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: DUN I LOVE » 08 cze 2012, 19:35

Czwarty z rzędu wielkoszlemowy finał Novaka. Serb został kolejnym zawodnikiem, który osiągnął finały każdego z czterech turniejów wielkoszlemowych.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: jaccol55 » 08 cze 2012, 19:59

DJOKOVIC ONE WIN AWAY FROM HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT

History will be made in Sunday’s Roland Garros final when World No. 1 Novak Djokovic faces No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal. At 25 years of age, Djokovic is bidding to become the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam titles at one time. Meanwhile, the 26-year-old Nadal is looking to become the first man to win seven Roland Garros titles.

For a place in his first Roland Garros final, Djokovic defeated 2009 champion Roger Federer 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Friday afternoon in Paris. It was a re-match of the 2011 semi-finals, and saw Djokovic avenge the four-set defeat he had suffered to Federer.

Nadal takes an 18-14 lead over Djokovic in their FedEx ATP Head2Head Series into the final, but has lost their past three Grand Slam meetings. He finished runner-up to the Serb in the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open last year before losing a five-set thriller in the final of the Australian Open in January.

After that victory over Nadal in Melbourne, Djokovic is bidding to become the first player since Jim Courier in 1992 to win back-to-back Australian Open and Roland Garros titles. He is on a 27-match winning streak in major competitions, dating back to his defeat to Federer in last year’s semi-finals.

Once the clouds cleared over south-west Paris, the second semi-final began with Federer in confident mood. Moving flawlessly, the Swiss gave Djokovic little time to recover by hitting his forehands early on the rise. The tactic reaped dividends with Djokovic falling to 15/40 at 2-2. Federer converted his second opportunity with a powerful forehand winner, but honours were soon even as Djokovic immediately broke back, to 30, for 3-3. Djokovic had weathered the storm, but Federer continued to flirt with the lines and over-pressed. The third seed fell to 15/40 at 4-5, two set points for Djokovic. The Serbian sealed the 34-minute set when Federer overcooked a forehand long. Djokovic hit 10 winners and committed just three unforced errors.

Federer continued to be aggressive, winning a 36-shot rally when Djokovic led 40/30 in the first game of the second set. The Swiss went onto convert a break point opportunity by hitting a smash winner. He soon took a 3-0 lead, to leave Djokovic breathing a little heavier, after a second service break to 30. But the World No. 1 responded, recovering to 2-3, to keep the pressure on. Federer could have made it 5-2, but failed to convert three break point chances. Would it cost him? It did. Federer initially became tentative and his forehand unforced error count increased. The pair exchanged service breaks, before Federer served for the set at 5-4. Djokovic held his nerve and won three straight games, converting his second set point chance when Federer ballooned a forehand long. Federer won 14 of his 35 service points in the 53-minute set, while Djokovic hit 11 winners and converted four of his five break point opportunities.

Federer paid the price for a spate of missed first serves in the sixth game. He recovered from 15/40, but Djokovic converted his third break point chance as Federer buried a forehand in the net. The 30-year-old Federer made Djokovic serve it out and the Serb opens up a 40/15 lead in the ninth game with a remarkable backhand passing shot. The Belgrade native missed his first match point with a forehand long, but converted his second opportunity with an unreturned serve. He claimed victory after two hours and five minutes, having hit 27 winners and capitalised on 46 unforced errors from Federer’s racquet.

Federer was looking to reach the Roland Garros final for the sixth time. He completed the career Grand Slam with victory in 2009 (d. Soderling) and lost out to Nadal in the finals in 2006-2008 and 2011. The Swiss has won a record 16 Grand Slam championships, but has not triumphed at a major since the 2010 Australian Open (d. Murray).
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: DUN I LOVE » 08 cze 2012, 20:01

Djoković wyrównał 2-krotnie ustanowiony przez Federera rekord - 27 kolejnych wygranych meczów w Wielkim Szlemie.
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Jacuszyn » 09 cze 2012, 17:15

Djokovic Final Preview: "It's An Ultimate Challenge"
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: DUN I LOVE » 11 cze 2012, 16:20

Roland Garros 2012: porażka w finale.

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Novak Djoković nie wygra 4 z rzędu turnieju wielkoszlemowego. Serb został powstrzymany przez Rafę Nadala w finale Roland Garros 2012. 25-letni zawodnik z Belgradu wyrównał osiągnięcie Rogera Federera, który dwukrotnie notował serię 27 kolejnych wygranych meczów w Wielkim Szlemie.

Tegoroczny finał był pierwszym, jaki Nole zagrał w paryskim Szlemie. Łącznie był to jego 8 mecz o tytuł w najważniejszych tenisowych turniejach na świecie i trzecia taka porażka (5-3).

Novak Djoković - 8 finałów WS:
W - Australian Open 2008, 2011, 2012; Wimbledon 2011, US Open 2011
F - Roland Garros 2012, US Open 2007, 2010
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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Ranger » 11 cze 2012, 16:37

Djokovic: "I Wouldn't Change Anything"

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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic came up one match short of becoming just the second player in the Open Era to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time Monday, falling to second-ranked Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in the Roland Garros final that was played over two days. Despite the disappointment on the missed opportunity to make history, Djokovic was satisfied with his showing in Paris.

“It's beautiful. These matches make you feel like all the work that you put into it is worth [it],” Djokovic said. “You're living for this moment to play the final of any Grand Slam, and sometimes you win; sometimes you lose. I lost this time. But I believe that there are still many years to come, and hopefully I can come back stronger.

“We almost played four hours. I thought we played a fantastic match where people hopefully enjoyed yesterday and today, and I was even surprised with the number of people who attended this match today. It was a working day, but it was still a full stadium.”

The Serbian, along with Nadal and Roger Federer, have monopolised Grand Slam hardware over the past seven seasons. Since the 2005 Roland Garros final, when Rafael Nadal captured his first of a now record-breaking seven titles, the current Top 3 players on the ATP World Tour have collected 28 of the past 29 titles. Djokovic believes this is benefiting the game.

“I think the sport is experiencing some really good times now,” said Djokovic. “We're attracting a lot of attention to men's tennis because we have, these two great players, [Nadal and Federer], Murray, [and] myself. We really have some great players, some charismatic players, a lot of personalities. This is good for tennis.”

After clinching his seventh consecutive final victory over Nadal at the Australian Open in the longest major final in history, Djokovic has dropped three straight meetings to the Spainaird on clay, in the finals of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events in Monte-Carlo, Rome and Monday’s Paris title match. In 2011, his lone defeat on clay was to Federer in the Roland Garros semi-finals.

“He has won three finals against me. It's tough to be more consistent than that, on this surface,” said Djokovic. “Last year I lost only one match on clay. But look, things happen for a reason. I could have lost in this tournament earlier.

“I managed to get to the final for the first time, so I wouldn't change anything. I don't like going back and saying, ‘Okay, maybe this could have gone better.’ Everything in life is a lesson, and that's the way it goes. I hope I can come out stronger and better from this experience.”

Djokovic will take a week off before training on grass in preparation for his Wimbledon title defence. His victory over Nadal at the All England club last year saw the Serb become the 25th player to ascend to No. 1 in the South African Airways ATP Rankings.
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Post autor: DUN I LOVE » 19 cze 2012, 21:20

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Re: Novak Djoković

Post autor: Barty » 25 cze 2012, 7:39

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2012
Djokovic: "More Self Belief On This Surface"

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Novak Djokovic will open Wimbledon play Monday against Juan Carlos Ferrero.

A year has passed since Novak Djokovic captured the title he dreamed of winning as a child at Wimbledon. Since ascending to the top of the South African Airways ATP Rankings after triumphing at the All England Club last year over Rafael Nadal, the Serb has maintained his standing as World No. 1, and has increased his major hardware to five trophies.

His victory at The Championships in 2011 was his first success on grass, and Djokovic will be taking those memories with him as he carries out the tradition of opening play Monday on Centre Court as the reigning men’s champion.

“I realised my dreams last year. I played a perfect tournament. I like the conditions here,” said Djokovic. “I'm playing with more self belief on this surface, which is the rarest surface we have now in [our] sport. We don't get much opportunity to play on grass, only a couple weeks a year. But this actually is the surface that our sport has been started to play on first over the years.”

Standing across the net in his first-round match is Juan Carlos Ferrero, a former World No. 1 and Roland Garros champion. Djokovic split his first two meetings with Ferrero, but hasn’t played the Spaniard in five years.

“He definitely has a lot of experience playing on the big stage, so I'm not underestimating him, that's for sure.” Djokovic said. “It's going to be a good first round match… Everybody who follows tennis, especially us, the tennis players, we really respect him a lot. After everything he has been through, he is still trying to go back to the top. He is always dangerous. If you look at him now, I think he's playing equally well as he was playing four, five years ago. Now it's just a matter of his fitness obviously and his confidence on the court.”

The match against Ferrero will be Djokovic’s first since he fell one match short of becoming just the second men’s player in the Open Era to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously, after losing to Nadal in a tough four-set final in Paris. With time to recover from the defeat, Djokovic has moved on from the opportunity to make history.

“It's behind me now,” said Djokovic. “Yes, I was so close, even though there was a slight disappointment after the match because I was aware of the chance that I had in Roland Garros.

“But the day after, I felt good about my tournament, about my achievement in Paris. It was the first time I ever have been in the final of Roland Garros. That's a step further from all these years that I've been playing in Paris. That's something that made me satisfied. I'm still only 25, so I believe that I have a lot more years and a lot more chances to win Roland Garros.”
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