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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning his final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev.(REUTERS)

Where are Djokovic, Nadal and Federer in all-time men’s Grand Slam winners list?

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 10:21 AM IST
How many Grand Slams have Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have won in their careers?
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Tennis - Australian Open - Men's Singles Final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 21, 2021 Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning his final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake(REUTERS)
Tennis - Australian Open - Men's Singles Final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 21, 2021 Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning his final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake(REUTERS)

Djokovic will overtake Federer's Grand Slam tally, says coach Ivanisevic

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 11:01 PM IST
Victory over Daniil Medvedev gave world number one Djokovic his 18th major and the 33-year-old champion is now two shy of Federer and Nadal who have won a men's record 20 each.
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis star Rafael Nadal of Spain practices at Melbourne Park in advance of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis star Rafael Nadal of Spain practices at Melbourne Park in advance of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File photo(REUTERS)

With history in sight, Nadal seeks to scratch 12-year itch in Melbourne

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 12:24 PM IST
With Nadal having swept up another four majors over the last three years, including taking his Roland Garros tally to a jaw-dropping 13 titles, he now stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Federer on the Grand Slam totem pole.
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Spain's Rafael Nadal and Serbia's Novak Djokovic pose(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal and Serbia's Novak Djokovic pose(REUTERS)

Tennis ‘21: Covid questions key; Nadal, Djokovic eye records

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 07:59 AM IST
After an off-and-on, pandemic-altered year for the sport, coronavirus questions and an ever-evolving calendar still will be key parts of the conversation as things get going with main-draw action Wednesday at the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open
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FILE PHOTO: Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Switzerland's Roger Federer(REUTERS)

Results not age key factor for Federer now, says Woodbridge

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 05:25 PM IST
Last week Federer confirmed that fitness issues after two knee operations in 2020 mean that fans will not see him in action at the Australian Open in February for the first time in more than two decades.
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File photo ofSwitzerland's Roger Federer.(AP)
File photo ofSwitzerland's Roger Federer.(AP)

Roger Federer withdraws from 2021 Australian Open

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 03:02 PM IST
Federer, a six-time Australian Open champion, will miss the year’s first grand slam for the first time in 22 years.
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FILE PHOTO: Switzerland's Roger Federer. REUTERS/Toby Melville(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Switzerland's Roger Federer. REUTERS/Toby Melville(REUTERS)

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open; planning 2021 return

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 06:25 AM IST
Tony Godsick — Federer’s long-time representative and CEO of their management company, TEAM8 — said Sunday he is working on putting together a 2021 tennis calendar for the 20-time Grand Slam champion, who plans to get back on tour soon after the year’s first major tennis tournament.
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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards for 2020

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Federer was the singles fans’ favorite for a record-extending 18th straight year, and Nadal received the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the third year straight.
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The majority of Kylie Jenner’s 2020 earnings came from the sale of her cosmetics brand.
The majority of Kylie Jenner’s 2020 earnings came from the sale of her cosmetics brand.

Kylie Jenner tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities of 2020; Dwayne Johnson makes the cut at number 10

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Media personality and reality TV star Kylie Jenner is the highest-paid celebrity of 2020, according to Forbes.
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Andre Agassi and Roger Federer(Getty Images)
Andre Agassi and Roger Federer(Getty Images)

HTLS 2020: The day I played Federer, I realised I was playing the greatest player of all time, says Andre Agassi

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:23 PM IST
HTLS 2020: Andre Agassi explained how facing Roger Federer for the first time, in the twilight of his career, convinced him that the Swiss player will be on the path to greatness.
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Tennis - ATP Finals - The O2, London, Britain - November 22, 2020 Russia's Daniil Medvedev with the trophy after winning the final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem(REUTERS)
Tennis - ATP Finals - The O2, London, Britain - November 22, 2020 Russia's Daniil Medvedev with the trophy after winning the final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem(REUTERS)

Medvedev, Thiem get tennis set for intriguing 2021

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 06:31 AM IST
Daniil Madvedev and Dominic Thiem are part of a group of up-and-coming men that also includes Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev and Andrey Rublev, all of whom are showing signs they’re for real and ready to take the next steps.
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London : Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning match point against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina during their singles tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.(AP)
London : Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning match point against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina during their singles tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.(AP)

Novak Djokovic beats Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2 at ATP Finals

By Associated Press | London
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 09:43 PM IST
The top-ranked Djokovic has won the tournament five times — one short of Roger Federer’s record.
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Yuvraj Singh and Sania Mirza(Yuvraj Singh/Twitter)
Yuvraj Singh and Sania Mirza(Yuvraj Singh/Twitter)

Yuvraj Singh calls Sania Mirza ‘mirchie mommy’ as he wishes Indian tennis superstar on her birthday

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 12:11 PM IST
Among those to wish Sania on her birthday was former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is a very close friend of the Indian tennis star, and on expected lines, posted a unique message.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his first round match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his first round match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)

Djokovic says no pressure as he bids for sixth ATP Finals crown

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 02:37 PM IST
The 33-year-old is bidding for a sixth crown in the season-ending tournament to go level with Roger Federer and will take on Argentine Diego Schwartzman in his opener on Monday.
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Roger Federer(Getty Images)
Roger Federer(Getty Images)

Federer targeting ‘big’ Australian Open, says Ljubicic

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Federer, 39, has not played a competitive match since losing to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semi-final, since when the Covid-19 pandemic and surgery has sidelined him.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates his 1,000th victory on Tour after beating Feliciano Lopez of Spain.(Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates his 1,000th victory on Tour after beating Feliciano Lopez of Spain.(Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal earns his 1000th win in an empty and silent stadium

By Associated Press | Paris
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:09 AM IST
Nadal reached his milestone amid a cathedral-like silence Wednesday in a 20,000-seater stadium left completely empty because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Switzerland's Roger Federer in action during his semi-final match against Belgium's David Goffin at the O2 arena.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer in action during his semi-final match against Belgium's David Goffin at the O2 arena.(REUTERS)

Roger Federer pain-free and on track for Australian Open

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 10:42 AM IST
The 39-year-old Swiss reached the semi-finals at Melbourne Park at the start of the year but missed the rest of the season after undergoing a second arthroscopic procedure on his right knee.
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Is there a winning streak greater in tennis than Rafael Nadal’s at French Open?(Getty Images)
Is there a winning streak greater in tennis than Rafael Nadal’s at French Open?(Getty Images)

Roland Garros: One man’s land

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Thirteen titles at a single Slam is an outlandish number. How many more Majors can Rafael Nadal win on Parisian clay?
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal pose for photographers ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town.(REUTERS)
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal pose for photographers ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town.(REUTERS)

Roger Federer lauds Rafael Nadal for matching his record

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Nadal crushed Serbia’s world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 6-2 7-5 to claim a 13th French Open title and move level with Federer for the first time in his career.
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Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal’s journey to greatness

UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 12:18 PM IST
For a decade and a half, Nadal has turned winning at Roland Garros into a repetitive– even ordinary!– act. But even for Nadal, everything about Sunday was extraordinary: from his straight sets decimation of the world No. 1 (including a first set bagel), to recording his 100th win in this tournament to winning a 13th French Open title.
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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer(Roger Federer/Facebook)
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer(Roger Federer/Facebook)

‘One of the greatest achievements in sports’: Roger Federer reacts on Rafael Nadal’s record-equaling 20th Grand Slam win

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 10:52 PM IST
“I have always had the utmost respect for my friend Rafa as a person and a champion,” wrote Federer, who sat out the tournament to recover from knee surgery.
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Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 11, 2020 Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Christian Hartmann(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 11, 2020 Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Christian Hartmann(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal blows away Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win 13th French Open title, equals Federer’s all-time record with 20th grand slam

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Rafael Nadal’s triumph is an iconic moment in the history of men’s singles tennis as he equalled Roger Federer’s all-time grand slam record of 20 titles. In his long standing rivalry with the Swiss ace, this is the first time that Nadal has equalled Federer’s tally of Grand Slams.
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Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Spain's Rafael Nadal shakes hands with Argentina's Diego Schwartzman after winning the semi final match REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Spain's Rafael Nadal shakes hands with Argentina's Diego Schwartzman after winning the semi final match REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)

Beating ‘Big Three’ at slams tougher, says Schwartzman

By Reuters | Paris
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 08:42 PM IST
The 28-year-old arrived in Paris having defeated Nadal 6-2 7-5 in the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters but went down 6-3 6-3 7-6(0) against the 12-time French Open champion in his maiden appearance in the last four of a Grand Slam.
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Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jannik Sinner in three sets, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.(AP)
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jannik Sinner in three sets, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.(AP)

Rafa Nadal passes Sinner test to storm into French Open semi-finals

By Reuters | PARIS
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 06:59 AM IST
The Spaniard, also looking to match Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, was stretched by the 19-year-old Sinner as he set up a clash with Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who beat him in the Italian Open quarter-finals last month.
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Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 2, 2020 Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his third round match against Italy's Stefano Travaglia REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 2, 2020 Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his third round match against Italy's Stefano Travaglia REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)

Ruthless Nadal charges into French Open last 16

By Reuters | PARIS
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 01:10 PM IST
The second seed, looking to match Roger Federer’s record of 20 men’s Grand Slam singles titles, will next meet 20-year-old American Sebastian Korda, one of his biggest admirers.
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Rafael Nadal in action(Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal in action(Getty Images)

French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal eyes record-equalling 20th Grand Slam to go level with Roger Federer

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 06:03 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, who skipped the US Open is considered hot favourite to win a record extending 13th title at Roland Garros.
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town, South Africa.(REUTERS)
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town, South Africa.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal can tie Roger Federer’s 20 Slams with lucky No. 13 in Paris

By Press Trust of India | Paris
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:49 PM IST
If Nadal manages to claim a 13th French Open championship — extending his own record for the most singles trophies won by anyone at any major tennis tournament — he would, more significantly, also collect his 20th Grand Slam title overall, tying Roger Federer’s record for a man.
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New York: Dominic Thiem, of Austria, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York.AP/PTI(AP14-09-2020_000010A)(AP)
New York: Dominic Thiem, of Austria, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York.AP/PTI(AP14-09-2020_000010A)(AP)

Dedication finally pays off for US Open champion Dominic Thiem

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:30 AM IST
But the Austrian staged a stunning comeback to win 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) in a nerve-jangling battle of wills and will now head to the French Open with renewed confidence.
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Alexander Zverev, of Germany, reacts after defeating Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during a men's semifinal match of the US Open tennis championships.(AP)
Alexander Zverev, of Germany, reacts after defeating Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during a men's semifinal match of the US Open tennis championships.(AP)

Dominic targets new theme in Slams with friendly foe Zverev

By Rutvick Mehta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 10:49 AM IST
That wasn’t required in this US Open. The absence of Federer and Nadal and Djokovic’s fourth-round disqualification meant the red carpet was effectively rolled out for the GenNext to join the champions’ club.
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Sumit Nagal returns a shot.(Getty Images)
Sumit Nagal returns a shot.(Getty Images)

Got a lot to learn from Dominic Thiem: Sumit Nagal

By Rutvick Mehta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 08:06 AM IST
In the last one year, India’s highest-ranked singles player has faced three of the biggest names in modern tennis and a common lesson for Nagal has been to put aside the urge of playing an “extreme” level of tennis against these extraordinary opponents.
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