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Djokovic begins Basel defense with win

Djokovic begins Basel defense with win

BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic got off to a good start Tuesday at the Swiss Indoors, dispatching Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-2, in the first round.
Djokovic through to China Open quarters

Djokovic through to China Open quarters

BEIJING, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic and fourth-seeded Nikolay Davydenko advanced Wednesday to the quarterfinals of the China Open tennis tournament.
Djokovic repeats as Dubai champion

Djokovic repeats as Dubai champion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Mikhail Youzhny in three sets Sunday in winning the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships.
Djokovic rallies for quarterfinal win

Djokovic rallies for quarterfinal win

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic came from behind Thursday in qualifying for the semifinals of the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships.

Djokovic wins a third-round match

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia was a third-round winner Tuesday at the $4.5 million BNP Paribas Open.
Djokovic takes first-rounder in Dubai

Djokovic takes first-rounder in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic said he didn't play his best but still was a two-set winner Tuesday in the first round of the $2.2 million Dubai Tennis Championships.

Djokovic, Federer win at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic and former champion Roger Federer won their opening-round matches Monday at the Australian Open.
Nadal meets Rochus in 1st round of open

Nadal meets Rochus in 1st round of open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Australian Open draw, released Thursday, has top-seed Rafael Nadal of Spain playing Christophe Rochus of Belgium in the first round.
Federer in tough draw at Wimbledon

Federer in tough draw at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 20 (UPI) -- Roger Federer's path to a sixth consecutive Wimbledon championship includes a potential semifinal meeting with Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic.

Nadal wins Artois tennis tournament

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal beat No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic 7-6 (8-6), 7-5 in Sunday's final at the Artois tennis championships in London.

Nadal beats Roddick at Artois semifinals

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal beat Andy Roddick in straight sets in Saturday's semifinals of the Artois Championships in London.
Nadal leads all-star semifinals at Artois

Nadal leads all-star semifinals at Artois

LONDON, June 13 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Rafael Nadal survived a three-tiebreaker marathon Friday in quarterfinal play at the $1.12 million Artois Championships tennis tournament in London.
Roddick, Nadal reach Artois quarterfinals

Roddick, Nadal reach Artois quarterfinals

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal needed three sets and Andy Roddick needed only one to advance to the quarterfinals Thursday to advance at The Artois Championships in London.
Nadal opens post-French play with win

Nadal opens post-French play with win

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Rafael Nadal swept through a second-round win Wednesday at the $1.12 million Artois Championships tennis tournament in London.
Murray advances on Artois walkover

Murray advances on Artois walkover

LONDON, June 10 (UPI) -- Britain's Andy Murray advanced to the third round of $1.12 million Artois Championships in a walkover Tuesday.
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Andy Murray returns a shot during his semi final match against Novak Djokovic at the Sony Ericsson Open at the Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida on March 30, 2007. Djokovic defeated Murray 6-1, 6-0. (UPI Photo/ Susan Knowles)
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Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Новак Ђоковић, Novak Đoković pronounced  ( listen); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who has been ranked number one in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since 4 July 2011. He has won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008 and 2011 Australian Open championships, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2011 US Open. By winning these three Majors in 2011, Djokovic became the 6th player in the open era to win 3 Majors in a calendar year. He is the first player representing Serbia to win a Major singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. Amongst other titles, he won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008 and was also on the team which won the 2010 Davis Cup.

He is considered the best male tennis player to ever come out of Serbia, the former Yugoslavia and the Balkans. Djokovic is also a double winner of The Best Sportsperson of Serbia award and the award for The Best Sportsman by the Olympic Committee of Serbia. He has been awarded the Order of St. Sava, the highest decoration of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Djokovic is a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia.

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