Rafael Nadal Defeats Novak Djokovic in French Open Quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal’s match with Novak Djokovic lasted more than four hours. Nadal will face Alexander Zverev, the third seed, in a semifinal.

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Meet at French Open Quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will play in a quarterfinal at the French Open on Tuesday night, their 59th career meeting and 10th at Roland Garros.

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It’s Djokovic vs. Nadal, the French Open Rematch We’ve Been Waiting For

Djokovic, the world No. 1, and Nadal, the 13-time French Open champion, will continue their epic rivalry on Tuesday in the quarterfinal at Roland Garros.

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Carlos Alcaraz, at 19, Is a Favorite at the French Open

Alcaraz, 19, has arrived in Paris with an unusual level of buzz and momentum for his age.

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Men’s Tennis Tour Penalizes Wimbledon Over Ban on Russian Players

In an unprecedented move, the ATP will strip the Grand Slam tournament of ranking points, effectively making it an exhibition event. Most top players are still expected to participate.

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Wimbledon’s Vaccination Rule Change Means Djokovic Can Play

Djokovic’s refusal to be vaccinated led to his deportation from Australia, costing him the chance to play in the Australian Open.

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Novak Djokovic Might Be Able to Play in French Open After Covid Ruling

With France set to end its vaccine requirements later this month, the unvaccinated Serbian champion appears poised to defend his title at Roland Garros.

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Daniil Medvedev Intrudes on the Big Four’s No. 1 Perch

After nearly two decades of four men trading places at tennis’s top slot, Russia’s Medvedev put an end to their reign on Monday.

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Djokovic Is Willing to Skip Wimbledon and French Open to Avoid Vaccine

His comments came in a BBC interview weeks after he was forced to leave Australia and miss out on competing for a 10th Australian Open title.

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The Power of a Good Cry

Among the instruments in an actor’s tool kit, none are more mysterious than crying. How should we feel about tears from our other public figures?

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Can Nadal Extend His Grand Slam Record at the French Open?

Nadal could strike quickly for Grand Slam singles title No. 22, particularly if Novak Djokovic, the only man to beat him twice in Paris, is unable to play because he remains unvaccinated.

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Rafael Nadal Wins the Australian Open, His 21st Grand Slam Title

Nadal broke his tie with Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in men’s singles major career victories by beating Daniil Medvedev in five sets in the final.

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Is Tennis Moving Into a New Golden Age? We Can Only Hope.

It will be hard to let go of aging stars like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, and troubled ones like Novak Djokovic. But the time is coming, if it is not already here.

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Why Boris Johnson May Finally Have Gone Too Far

Moral hypocrisy, such as lying about parties held during Britain’s lockdown, is the ultimate sin in human society, with a special power to enrage.

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‘A Recipe for Hatred’: Why Boris Johnson May Finally Have Gone Too Far

Moral hypocrisy, such as lying about parties held during Britain’s lockdown, is the ultimate sin in human society, with a special power to enrage.

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What the ‘Djokovic Affair’ Revealed About Australia

On the surface, it looked like a controversy over athletes and vaccines. But for Australians, the decision to deport Novak Djokovic became about something different.

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Djokovic Returns to Warm Embrace in Home Country of Serbia

Novak Djokovic’s deportation from Australia over his vaccination status could signal future difficulties in his quest to win a record 21st tennis Grand Slam title.

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An Unplayed Australian Open Is a Turning Point for Novak Djokovic

Djokovic has rebounded from demoralizing periods in the past, but talented players are coming behind him, and his anti-vaccine stance has made him a global target.

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Rafael Nadal Returns to Australian Open With More Modest Expectations

The 20-time Grand Slam tournament champion has cut himself, and even his rival, Novak Djokovic, some slack. “I want to be back on the tour, even if the preparation is not fantastic,” he said.

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Australia Acts, and Novak Djokovic Exits

Three readers applaud Australia’s decision to deport the tennis player over his refusal to get the Covid vaccine.

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At the Australian Open, Everyone Not Named Djokovic Is Ready to Star

After Novak Djokovic’s immigration troubles, he is gone, but don’t worry: Plenty of other stars and story lines are ready for the spotlight.

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Serbia’s Leader Denounces Australia’s Treatment of Djokovic as ‘Orwellian’

In the tennis star’s homeland, even those who didn’t support his decision to remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus said that he had been mistreated.

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Serbia’s Vucic Denounces Australia’s Treatment of Novak Djokovic as ‘Orwellian’

In the tennis star’s homeland, even those who didn’t support his decision to remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus said that he had been mistreated.

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Australia Wants Novak Djokovic Out. Australians Are Thrilled.

An otherwise skilled sportsman has recruited himself as a cack-handed symbol of everything presently enraging Australians.

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Novak Djokovic Is Out of Australia. It Couldn’t Have Happened Fast Enough.

An otherwise skilled sportsman has recruited himself as a cack-handed symbol of everything presently enraging Australians.

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As the Australian Open Nears, There Seems to Be Only One Story

With just days to go before the start of the tournament, some players felt that the Novak Djokovic situation was overshadowing everything else.

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Australian Open Players Discuss Djokovic Situation

With just days to go before the start of the tournament, some players felt that the Novak Djokovic situation was overshadowing everything else.

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Novak Djokovic, a Master on the Court, Keeps Making Errors Off It

Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, is at the center of some of the most divisive debates of the pandemic: Individual versus community, science versus quackery.

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Novak Djokovic’s Fight to Stay in Australia Lives Another Day

A federal court judge scheduled a Sunday hearing to address the unvaccinated tennis star’s Australian visa revocation. The Australian Open begins on Monday.

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Novak Djokovic and Global Pandemic Morality

The move to deport Novak Djokovic is not just an exercise of Australian law. It represents an enforcement of collectivist values against an athlete who sought to play by his own rules.

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How Serbia Views Novak Djokovic

Many feel a personal connection and pride with the tennis star, even if they do not agree with his decisions to stay unvaccinated.

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With Djokovic’s Status in Limbo, So Is the Australian Open

Thursday brought no resolution in the star’s duel with the government, even as the tournament’s draw placed him (for now) at the top of the bracket.

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Djokovic Admits False Statement on Australia Travel Document

The tennis star also said he had participated in an interview and a photo shoot even after testing positive for the coronavirus, in an apparent violation of rules in his native Serbia.

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For Novak Djokovic, Questions Over Positive Test and Public Events

If a tennis star knew he was positive for the coronavirus, why did he keep making public appearances without a mask?

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How the ‘Djokovic Affair’ Came Back to Bite Australia’s Prime Minister

Scott Morrison thought he had a political winner. Now, with an election looming, Australians debate their government’s fairness and competence.

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Novak Djokovic’s Fight to Play Tennis Unvaccinated Could Be Just Starting

The days-long battle to enter Australia to defend his Open title presages headwinds he may face if he attempts to travel the world without being vaccinated for Covid-19.

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Australia Court Hears Novak Djokovic’s Appeal

His lawyer argued that the tennis star had met all government requirements before flying to the country to compete in the Australian Open.

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Novak Djokovic, Kyrie Irving, Aaron Rodgers and the Problem With Anti-Vax Star Athletes

Some star athletes seem to think you don’t have to follow public health policy — as long as you win.

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Djokovic Stay at Park Hotel Highlights Australia Asylum Seeker Plight

The tennis star is quarantining in a Melbourne hotel where asylum seekers have been held for over a year, under a program that has been widely criticized.

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Djokovic Tested Positive for Coronavirus in December, His Lawyers Say

Lawyers for the tennis star, who is appealing Australia’s decision to deny him entry, said the positive test came weeks before he flew to the country.

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Novak Djokovic and Fellow Star Vaccine Skeptics Are Increasingly Scorned

The tennis star is the latest target of a public outcry against vaccine skeptics and stars wanting special treatment. Denied entry to Australia, he awaits a hearing Monday on his deportation.

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Why Novak Djokovic Was Blocked From Entering Australia

The men’s No. 1 tennis player had received an exemption to the country’s vaccine requirements. Then the federal government stepped in.

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Novak Djokovic Is Refused Entry Into Australia Over Vaccine Exemption

After a 12-hour airport standoff over the validity of his visa and questions about his vaccine medical exemption for the Australian Open, the No. 1 men’s tennis player was told to leave the country.

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Novak Djokovic’s Entry Into Australia in Limbo Over Visa Questions

The No. 1 men’s tennis player was denied immediate entry in a dispute about the validity of his visa and questions about the vaccine medical exemption he received to play in the Australian Open.

#australian-open-tennis, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #djokovic-novak, #vaccination-and-immunization, #victoria-australia

Djokovic Granted Medical Exemption to Play in Australian Open

The top-ranked player in men’s tennis revealed his plans in a post on his Instagram account.

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Djokovic Granted Covid-19 Vaccine Exemption to Play in Australian Open

The top-ranked player in men’s tennis revealed his plans in a post on his Instagram account.

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The Sports World’s Most Memorable and Human Moments of 2021

Most of them happened off the courts and playing fields, when the competitions were over and the athletes were at their most human.

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Sports in 2021 Tried to Return to Normal

The coronavirus pandemic still had an impact, but players and leagues had their moments.

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Serena Williams Will Miss Australian Open With Injury

Williams, 40, withdrew from her second straight Grand Slam, saying, “I am not where I need to be physically to compete.”

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The Whirlwind of a Rising Daniil Medvedev

He won his first Grand Slam this year and is ranked No. 2, and his impressed peers call him a genius and an octopus.

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