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16 May
World number one Novak Djokovic claimed his first title in over six months after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0 7-6(5) to win the Italian Open on Sunday. Djokovic did not drop a set en route to the final in Rome, having picked up his 1,000th tour-level victory by beating Casper Ruud in the semi-final to book a clash with Tsitsipas - a repeat of last year's French Open final, which the Serb won.
10 May
World number one Novak Djokovic says Spanish teenager and newly-crowned Madrid Open champion Carlos Alcaraz is a favorite to win the French Open this year.
2 May
World number one Novak Djokovic said that he was "heartbroken" after his former coach Boris Becker was jailed last week after concealing financial assets.
21 Feb
Novak Djokovic was looking forward to kick-starting his 2022 season in Dubai following his deportation from Australia, and said he would be the first to congratulate U.S. Open champion Danil Medvedev if the Russian ends his two-year reign at the top of the world rankings this week.
15 Feb
The tennis star is prepared to miss the French Open, Wimbledon and any tournament if they require jabs. He told the BBC that he is not against vaccines but wants "the freedom to choose what you put into your body."
17 Jan
Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka called the Novak Djokovic saga "unfortunate" and "sad" Saturday as players complained the scandal was overshadowing the opening Grand Slam of the year.
10 Jan
"I think it's ridiculous that no one will protest for anyone else except for a tennis player who is here in the country, and it's just, I think it's ridiculous. No one cares this much about anything else except for a tennis player. It's so dumb."
7 Jan
We take a look at the saga of Novak Djokovic’s detention Down Under, after the vaccine sceptic's visa exemption was revoked. But first, we see how the press is covering the violence in Kazakhstan and why the Moscow Times says Russia's involvement could be risky for the Kremlin. Plus, we discuss how the American press is praising – and lambasting – Joe Biden's January 6 speech.
5 Jan
Emmanuel Macron tells Le Parisien he wants to "piss off" the unvaccinated, prompting reaction from papers and rival politicians. Papers also reflect on the upcoming anniversary of the January 6 storming of the US Capitol. There's outrage in the Australian press after Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic is granted a medical exemption from the Australian Open's vaccine requirements. Plus: we discover two stories of people using billboards to look for love.
5 Jan
Novak Djokovic confirms he will defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption from being vaccinated against COVID -19.
29 Nov 2021
Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan does not think that his son will compete at the Australian Open because of COVID-19 vaccination rules in Australia.
11 Jun 2021
Rafael Nadal drops a set to Diego Schwartzman on way to win and settles in to watch rivals fight for a place in the semis.

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