The ATP’s season-ending championship (before the International Tennis Federation puts the capper on the tennis year with the Davis Cup Final) is called the World Tour Finals.
The acronym for the event, as you can plainly see, is WTF.
This year in London, “WTF” was the universal reaction to the showcase singles tournament held in tennis’s most receptive global city. The event...
LONDON -- Roger Federer pulled out of the ATP Finals less than one hour before his title match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday, handing a third straight title in this event to the top-ranked Serb and dealing a potential blow to Switzerland's Davis Cup ambitions.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion said he hurt his back in the nearly three-hour semifinal win over Davis Cup teammate...
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Chalkdust Chronicles – Tournament thriller to set up World 1 Djokovic versus No. 2 Federer in the ATP World Tour Finals
(November 15, 2014) LONDON – After a week of sometimes lackluster performances at the ATP World Tour Finals, finally the crowds had something to shout about as Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka battled through an intense three...
The only player standing in Roger Federer’s way of a 7th Barclays ATP World Tour Final title, is Novak Djokovic. Federer barely survived his semifinal encounter against fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka, but now all eyes are on the prize.
The semifinals, as promised, provided an unbelievable display of tennis. Djokovic defeated Nishikori 6-1 3-6 6-0 in one hour and 27 minutes...
Chalkdust Chronicles – Djokovic ensures stormy weather to down Nishikori in three sets
(November 15, 2014) LONDON – Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic showed the first cracks to his super-human armor when he took three sets to halt Kei Nishikori’s bid to reach the title match of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals – winning 6-1, 3-6, 6-0.
At first it could not have...
Chalkdust Chronicles: Djokovic delivers killer blow to clinch the year-end No. 1
(November 14, 2014) LONDON – Novak Djokovic dispatched Tomas Berdych in short order 6-2, 6-2 to regain with year-end No. 1 spot on Friday, as he went 3-0 in the round-robin stage of the Barclays ATP World Tour Final.
Although Berdych has the slimmest of chances (Wawrinka has to only win three...
LONDON -- Novak Djokovic clinched another year-end No. 1 ranking and a semifinals berth in the ATP Finals with a comfortable win over Tomas Berdych on Friday.
Berdych was dispatched 6-2, 6-2 in a group match, giving Djokovic an unassailable points lead over second-ranked Roger Federer.
Djokovic, the Wimbledon champion, will finish the season No. 1 for the third time in four years...
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Round robin match play for Group A of the ATP World Tour Finals began Monday as Stanislas Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic crushed the competition. Djokovic was expected to win, and he did, but the real story here is in Wawrinka’s performance.
Berdych went into his match with Wawrinka as the favorite to win, but things did not turn out as expected.
He won 95 percent of points on his...
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(October 22, 2014) No. 1 men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic is a new father. Djokovic’s wife Jelena gave birth to a son Stefan in Nice, France on Tuesday. They reside in nearby Monaco.
Djokovic announced the birth on his twitter account and his website:
Stefan, our baby angel was born! I am so proud of my beautiful...
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Top-ranked men's tennis star Novak Djokovic celebrated Thursday's straight-set victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round of the U.S. Open tournament by dancing to Iggy Azalea's hit "Fancy". Djokovic is clearly enjoying the moment and keeping things loose.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.