Djokovic struggles with injury as he needs five sets to see off Fritz


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Injury-hit Djokovic survives five-set thriller against Fritz
An ailing Novak Djokovic overcame an abdominal “muscle tear” and jeers from a rowdy crowd Friday to outlast Taylor Fritz in the Australian Open, a five-set triumph he rated as one of his “most …


Injury-hit Djokovic survives five-set thriller against Fritz
Fritz impressively dug out of a 5-2 hole to force a tiebreaker, but Djokovic lifted the intensity under pressure to peel off six straight points en route to taking the first set. Djokovic’s mood quickly soured and he remonstrated with boisterous fans in the fourth game of the second set after pulling out of his service motion due to crowd noise.


Novak Djokovic survives injury issue and Taylor Fritz
Novak Djokovic is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after overcoming an abdominal injury to beat Taylor Fritz in five sets. Djokovic looked set for a comfortable night after …


Novak Djokovic injury might force him out of Australian …
Novak Djokovic said he tore a muscle during a fall in his five-set victory in the Australian Open’s third round and might need to pull out of the tournament. His opponent, American Taylor Fritz


Gritty Djokovic Survives Fritz In Five Sets, Injury Puts …
A gutsy Novak Djokovic survived a torn abdominal muscle and Taylor Fritz with a grueling five-set win that sends him into the AO fourth round and puts his title defense in peril. Photo credit …


Novak Djokovic injury scare as Australian Open star takes …
Djokovic coasted through the first two sets, winning 7-6 and 6-4. But after a close-fought start to the third, he appeared to be struggling with an issue in his chest.


Novak Djokovic Says He Has A Muscle Tear And May Not Play …
Despite slipping and injuring his side in the third set against American Taylor Fritz, the eight-time Australian Open champ prevailed 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2 to advance to the fourth round. He …


Australian Open fans kicked out as injured Novak Djokovic
Australian Open fans were booted off the Rod Laver Arena midway through Novak Djokovic’s third round clash with Taylor Fritz. With Melbourne heading into a five-day lockdown at midnight, fans …


Australian Open: Novak Djokovic survives injury scare to …
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Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open defence hangs in the …
Djokovic was leading Taylor Fritz by two sets before setback to his right side Play was suspended for 10 minutes at 11.30pm while crowd were told to leave Djokovic re-emerged to battle through the …


Djokovic holds off Tiafoe; Venus hobbles out in Australia …
Djokovic will play another American in the third round after No. 27-seeded Taylor Fritz who held off Reilly Opelka 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-2. Dominic Thiem, who lost the final last year to Djokovic but went one better to win the U.S. Open, took a short route to the third round with a 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 win over Donimik Koepfer and will …


Novak Djokovic defended over Australian Open intentions …
Djokovic was back in action today at the Rod Laver Arena as his title defence got off to the best possible start as he beat Jeremy Chardy in straight sets. After the win, Djokovic claimed he had …


Djokovic vs Fritz LIVE SCORE: Fritz WINS third set as
DJOKOVIC 7-6 6-4 3-5* FRITZ. Djokovic winds up an in to out forehand, but he puts it wide. A massive grimace and Fritz BREAKS. Djokovic looks to the ground and is in clear pain.


Djokovic holds off Tiafoe; Venus hobbles out in Australia …
I’m out there battling world No. 1, and like he needs any more help, you know.” Djokovic will play another American in the third round after No. 27-seeded Taylor Fritz who held off Reilly Opelka …


Injury Scare Cuts Novak Djokovic’s Adelaide Return To Half …
However, after the opener Djokovic then decided to play in the event to the delight of what was a packed crowd at Adelaide’s Memorial Drive before clinching the second set 6-3. Djokovic’s injury scare was down to a blister on his right hand that he didn’t want to risk making worse ahead of next week’s ATP Cup where Serbia are the …


Australian Open: Thiem savours ‘epic’ win over Kyrgios …
He will play Grigor Dimitrov in the last 16 and will have watched Novak Djokovic struggle with injury as the world number one ground out his own five-set triumph over Taylor Fritz in round three. Thiem said: “It was an epic match, huge effort from both players actually.


Djokovic holds off Tiafoe at Australian Open
I’m out there battling world No. 1, and like he needs any more help, you know.” Djokovic will play another American in the third round after No. 27-seeded Taylor Fritz who held off Reilly …


Novak Djokovic pushes past shoulder pain to advance to US …
Aug 28, 2019The Serbian’s struggles continued, with Djokovic down a double break to start the second set. Things started looking up when he rattled off five straight games, but a shaky service game put …


Novak Djokovic defeats Frances Tiafoe in four-set match at …
He’ll next play No. 27-seeded Taylor Fritz, who held off Reilly Opelka 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-2. Djokovic had lost in the second round only once at Melbourne Park, against Denis Istomin …


Underarm serves, smashed rackets and swearing – Nick …
In the second set of Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 victory, Tiafoe delivered excellent statistics of 17 winners as against only 11 unforced errors. Novak Djokovic dropped a set in his 6-3, 6-7 …


Kyrgios pushed to the limit during five-set victory over …
The first came in his thrilling five-set win, over gifted Frenchman Ugo Humbert, in which he saved two match points. That has set up what could be another on Friday, against world No 3 Dominic Thiem.


‘I Had Goosebumps’ – Novak Djokovic Hails Return Of Crowds …
His most recent triumph occurred last year where he battled from behind to defeat Dominic Thiem in five sets in the final. The Rod Laver Arena, which is the premier venue of the Grand Slam, is one Djokovic himself describes as ‘home.’ It was on that court where he won his first major title back in 2008.


‘It’s pain and problems’ – Roger Federer skips practice in …
“I’m hopeful. We’ll find out tonight, tomorrow. The next day we’ll see how it goes.” Federer appeared to be really struggling with the injury in the middle three sets of his five-set marathon against Tennys Sandgren. Despite the injury, though, he was keen for Sandgren to get the credit he deserves for an exceptional performance.


Australian Open 2021: Round 3 TV channel, schedule, live …
Serena Williams will next face Anastasia Potapova, while Osaka will face Ons Jabeur On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic will advance to face Taylor Fritz after beating Frances Tiafoe in a three and a


2021 Men’s Tennis Preview
He has been particularly dominant down under, so Djokovic will be the heavy favorite at the Australian Open. (2) Rafael Nadal – Nadal lost a five-set thriller to Dominic Thiem in Australia and skipped the US Open, so with Wimbledon canceled, his last opportunity to tie Federer’s record in 2020 came at the French Open. The King of Clay seized …


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He pushed me to the very limit I think,” said Djokovic, after regrouping to earn a third-round meeting with another young American, 27th seed Taylor Fritz. “Second and the third set were …


Novak Djokovic vs. Taylor Fritz 4/18/19 Monte Carlo Tennis …
Novak Djokovic and Taylor Fritz meet in the third round of the 2019 tennis Monte Carlo. Novak Djokovic is coming off a three sets win over Philipp Kohlschreiber that took 29 games to decide.


Australian Open fans kicked off Rod Laver Arena as injured …
Djokovic required (Picture: Getty Images)Australian Open fans were booted off the Rod Laver Arena midway through Novak Djokovic’s third round clash with Taylor Fritz. With Melbourne heading into a five-day lockdown at midnight, fans were forced to leave the show court at 11.30pm.The decision was met with boos and jeers from supporters, some of whom refused to leave the stadium.

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