Novak Djokovic Wins in Man’S Single at Miami Open Title of 2016 [ Current Affairs ]


About Novak Djokovic: Novak Djokovic was born on 22nd May 1987 at Belgrade, SR Serbia of SFR Yugoslavia. He is a tennis player of Serbia by profession. He is currently ranked as world’s No. 1 in men’s singles tennis player by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

He is coached by former German tennis player and Wimbledon champion Boris Becker.

About Novak Djokovic achievements:

  • Novak Djokovic has won the ATP World Tour Finals in 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
  • He also won the Bronze medal in men’s singles at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
  • He has won Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year in 2012 and 2015.
  • He also won Best Male Tennis Player ESPY Award in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
  • He has won the ATP World Tour Player of the Year three times in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
  • He won the ITF World Champion award four times repeatedly from 2011 to 2014.

About his winning at Miami Open title:

  • Novak Djokovic has won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s singles category.
  • In the final match, he defeated Kei Nishikori (Japan) by 6 - 3, 6 - 3 score.
  • This match was played at Crandon Park Florida of US.
  • It was his third successive and overall sixth ATP Miami Open title, which is now, equals to Andre Agassi’s Miami record.
  • It was also his record 28th career ATP Masters title.

About other category winners:

  • Women’s Singles Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the women’s singles category.
  • Men’s Doubles French pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s doubles category.
  • Women’s Doubles Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US) Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the women’s doubles category.

- Published on: April 4, 2016