"That's why I ended up not practicing very much with Rafa and Novak" - Roger Federer on why he quit training with his biggest rivals

Roger Federer appeared as a guest on Trevor Noah's The Daily Show on Wednesday night. The former World No. 1 spoke about his retirement and his relationship with his biggest rivals, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer shared the same locker room and were grouped in the same hotels as well. The 20-time Grand Slam champion added that he ended up spending a lot of time with Nadal.
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Oh my god: Roger Federer reveals emotional phone call with Rafael Nadal before announcing retirement - India Today

Roger Federer said he called up Rafael Nadal and asked him to make it to Laver Cup for a doubles match, which turned out to be his final outing in professional tennis. Federer and Nadal shared a wonderful rivalry on the court, having met 40 times on the tour in their career. Novak Djokovic, Andy Murry and Bjorn Borg also took part in the emotional farewell.
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Daniil Medvedev makes fun of his Grand Slam record ahead of competing alongside Novak Djokovic at Adelaide International

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev will be part of the Adelaide International tournament in January. Both players have won a combined 22 Grand Slam titles in their careers. The Russian reacted to the announcement of the line-up for week one of the tournament. The pair have faced off on 12 occasions and have won eight of those meetings.
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'I like Novak Djokovic's focus on wellness and longevity', says expert

Novak Djokovic is allowed to return to Australia next month. The former world number 1 will play in Adelaide before the Australian Open. Kim Clijsters is intrigued by the Serb's focus on health and fitness. Paul McNamee says Djokovich has given up two Slams this year due to anti-Covid vaccine.
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Novak Djokovic 'glad' to end uncertain 2022 season on a high, hopes to carry form into 2023

Novak Djokovic won three of the last four tournaments he contested since September. Serb won back-to-back titles in Tel Aviv and Astana – his 89th and 90th titles. World No. 5 is already cleared to play in Australia after his three-year visa ban was lifted. The 21-time Grand Slam winner says there is no limit in declaring his ambitions as high as possible.
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Year after visa row, Novak Djokovic to begin new season in Adelaide - India Today

Novak Djokovic will begin his 2023 season at Adelaide International wherein as many as 4 top 10 players are in the entry list. The Serb did not play in Australia last year after he was deported over lack of Covid-19 vaccination. The 21-time Grand Slam champion won the season-ending ATP Finals last month.
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Kim Clijsters explains playing style difference between Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Kim Clijsters says she loves how Rafael Nadal plays but Novak Djokovic has a physical smoothness. The former world No 1 said she was amazed by the Serb's flexibility. The 35-year-old is still one of the healthiest and fittest athletes on the Tour.
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Djokovic to play in Adelaide International ahead of Australian Open return - Sports News

Novak Djokovic will begin his Australian Open title bid at the Adelaide International. The world number five missed the opening Grand Slam of 2022 when he was deported over his vaccine status. The Serbian was granted a visa to enter the country after a high-stakes legal battle. The Australian Open takes place at Melbourne Park from January 16-29. Four of the world's top 10 women will begin the year in Adelaide.
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Novak Djokovic to tune up for Australian Open in Adelaide International

Novak Djokovic has been granted a visa to play in Australia in January 2023. The Serbian has won the Australian Open a record nine times, including the last three times he played. The 35-year-old had his visa revoked on the eve of his title defense last year. Djokovich was not vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccination when he arrived in Melbourne ahead of the 2022 tournament.
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Djokovic to begin Australian Open campaign at Adelaide International

Novak Djokovic will begin his Australian Open title bid at the Adelaide International. The world number five missed the opening Grand Slam of 2022 when he was deported over his vaccine status. The Serbian was granted a visa to enter the country after a high-stakes legal battle. The Australian Open takes place at Melbourne Park from January 16-29. Four of the world's top 10 women will begin the year in Adelaide.
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'I hope Novak Djokovic is well received', says former ace

Novak Djokovic is one of the strongest tennis players in history. The Serb has won 21 Grand Slam titles and six ATP Finals titles in all competitions. He is the only tennis player to have won six ATP finals in the history of the sport. Djokovi remains the best player in the world and Paul McNamee says he is the favourite to win next year’s Australian Open.
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Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer get company in Holger Rune

Novak Djokovic lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Holger Rune in the Paris Masters final. The Serb has won 27 hard-court Masters 1000 titles from 37 finals. Novak lost his tenth Paris Masters 1000 final after Karen Khachanov beat Novak in October.
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Tennis 2022: Alcaraz takes down Djokovic and Nadal in epic feat

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest male player to finish the year as the World No.1 in the history of the ATP's computerised rankings. The 19-year-old pocketed more than A$15 million this season to edge out Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard also joined compatriot Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season in 26 years. Nadal won the Australian Open and French Open in an extraordinary year that saw him become claim the men's record for most grand slam victories of all time with 22.
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Carlos Alcaraz Becomes Youngest Year-End No

The 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz officially became the youngest men’s tennis player in ATP history to finish the season at world No. 1. The 19-year-old is the first player other than Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Andy Murray since 2003 to be ranked No.1 at the end of the season. Rafael Nadal sits at No. 2 with his fellow Spaniard Casper Ruud in the top two spots.
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Tennis news: Carlos Alcaraz overtakes Novak Djokovic, becomes 5th ATP player to earn $10M prize money in a season

Carlos Alcaraz has overtaken Novak Djokovic as the season's prize money leader with a whopping $10.1 million. The Serb had previously led the table in total earnings this season with $9,934, 582. The young Spaniard surpassed him after getting a bonus pool boost.
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Novak Djokovic earns more than Rafael Nadal but less than Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been the season's best players. The trio claimed all four Major titles in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard is the youngest player on the ATP throne. Carlos became the fifth player with $10,000,000 in a single season after Federer and Nadal.
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Tennis news: "Only other man who’s won 10 is Rafa, so I think he’ll be going hard" - Paul McNamee on Novak Djokovic's 2023 Australian Open chances

Former doubles No. 1 Paul McNamee believes Novak Djokovic is the favorite to win his record 10th Australian Open title in Melbourne. The 68-year-old former Australian Open tournament director believes Djokov is still the best player, especially on hard courts. Djokovi was deported from Australia in January 2022, just before the Australian Open began. However, the Australian government overturned the three-year ban imposed on the Serb.
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Novak Djokovic: 'The politically correct forces us to...'

Novak Djokovic challenged Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka in an Instagram post. Federer retweeted the post and replied that he was up for the challenge. Serbia defeated Switzerland 2-2 in the last 16 of the World Cup in Qatar. Switzerland will now face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in the round of 16.
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Novak Djokovic: 'I was accused of being a...'

Danish tennis player Holger Rune won the first Masters 1000 of his career by beating Novak Djokovic. Rune also became the first tennis player to beat five top ten players in the same tournament since 1973, excluding the ATP Finals. Rune finished 2022 in 11th place in the world rankings. Rune: "I try to learn a lot from him: the precision of his shots and the fitness"
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ATP Finals Flashback: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 6-1, 6-4 in an hour and 21 minutes to deliver his 13th and most convincing victory over the Serb from 19 encounters. Federer reached six finals in the last eight tournaments and lifted four trophies, including his fifth ATP Finals crown. The Swiss had the edge on serve and return and grabbed 49% of the return points.
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