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Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic will be ranked 1-2 when the seedings and draws are determined for the 2014 Australian Open.

Nadal, Djokovic top ATP rankings going into 2014

LONDON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The 2014 ATP schedule begins next week with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic solidly atop the men's rankings.
List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International
At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

Suspensions for alleged banned substance use, a bombing at the end of the one of the most prestigious marathons and long-term issues from sports injuries top the year in sports.
JOHN HENDEL, UPI Executive Editor at Large
Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

LONDON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked men's player Novak Djokovic and No. 1 women's player Serena Williams were selected the ITF world champions for 2013.
Djokovic adds Boris Becker to coaching staff

Djokovic adds Boris Becker to coaching staff

BELGRADE, Serbia, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Novak Djokovic has hired six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker as a coach.
Lindsay Lohan planning tell-all memoir

Lindsay Lohan planning tell-all memoir

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The 27-year-old starlet will write a book based on a series of journal entries she wrote in rehab.
Kate Stanton
ATP Challenger Tour winners jump in rankings

ATP Challenger Tour winners jump in rankings

LONDON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The ATP's Challenger Tour wrapped up its season with wins by Matthew Ebden, Andrey Golubev and Marton Fucsovics.
Djokovic gets rankings points, Nadal still well ahead for No. 1

Djokovic gets rankings points, Nadal still well ahead for No. 1

LONDON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic gains 150 rankings points this week for his two wins in the Davis Cup final but still trails world No. 1 Rafael Nadal.

Radek Stepanek boosts Czech Republic to Davis Cup repeat

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Radek Stepanek routed Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in the fifth and decisive rubber of the Davis Cup Finals Sunday, winning the event for the Czech Republic.
Czechs win doubles; one match from Davis Cup title repeat

Czechs win doubles; one match from Davis Cup title repeat

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek posted a doubles win against Serbia Saturday, putting the Czechs within one match win of repeating as Davis Cup champions.
Djokovic, Berdych win; Davis Cup tied 1-1

Djokovic, Berdych win; Davis Cup tied 1-1

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Wins by Top 10 players Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych left Serbia and the Czech Republic tied 1-1 Friday in the best-of-five Davis Cup final.
Djokovic gets opening call for Serbia in Davis Cup final

Djokovic gets opening call for Serbia in Davis Cup final

BELGRADE, Serbia, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Novak Djokovic will take the first match Friday for Serbia but could see triple duty against the Czech Republic in the Davis Cup finals.
Nadal ends 2013 as No.1, Djokovic second in ATP rankings

Nadal ends 2013 as No.1, Djokovic second in ATP rankings

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal will end 2013 as the world's No. 1-ranked tennis player but Novak Djokovic served notice he will battle to get back to the top of the rankings.
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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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