The easiest part of the day for Novak Djokovic turned out to be the small matter of returning to the tennis court for the first time in six months. The six-time champion took less than two hours to win.
Djokovic confirmed top men's players held a private meeting to discuss tour issues.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer cruised to victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday and was joined in the second round by former champions Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic exceeded expectations on his return to grand slam action at the Australian Open on Tuesday but the Serb should brace for doubts to re-surface during tougher matches, according to former world number one Mats Wilander.
Novak Djokovic confirms top men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised ...
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has distanced himself from reports that he called for a boycott of next year's tournament unless there was an increase in prize money.
Novak Djokovic won in his return from injury as one of three former champions on the court.
Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic on Tuesday ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks on Day 2 of the Australian Open. Sharapova barely missed a beat in her first match at the Australian Open since a failed doping test in 2016 resulted in a 15-month ban from tennis....
Jan 16 (Reuters) - Key statistics from Serbian Novak Djokovic's 6-1 6-2 6-4 victory over American Donald Young in the first round at the Australian Open on Tuesday (prefix denotes seeding): 14-Djokovic Young Aces 4 2 Double faults 1 2 Break points won 6/25 1/2 Net points won 10/18 13/32 Winners 33 24 Unforced errors 27 45
Djokovic posted a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Donald Young in his first matches since Wimbledon.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has advanced to the second round of the Australian Open for the 12th consecutive year, beating American Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
Novak Djokovic made short work of America's Donald Young as he breezed into the second round of the Australian Open. Djokovic breezed through the first two sets, dropping just three games.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is leading calls for players to be given a greater share of the sport's revenues and have their own union independent of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), a report in the Daily Mail said.
Novak Djokovic makes his long-awaited return to tennis today.
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is finally back in action on day two of the Australian Open on Tuesday, returning to the venue of his greatest grand slam success, hoping his elbow will hold up after keeping him on the sidelines for six months.
Jan 15 (Reuters) - A look at the records of Serbia's Novak Djokovic and American Donald Young before their first-round match at the Australian Open on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding).