Novak Djokovic is now just four wins from completing the first Grand Slam by a male since Rod Laver in 1969. The pressure is mounting by the match, but according to one of his coaches, former World No. 2 Goran Ivanisevic, that is just the way the Serbian likes it.
Goran Ivanisevic delivered an emotional, self-deprecating speech Saturday evening as he became the first Croatian to earn induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. “We are a small country with a huge heart. We never stop believing. I had a lot of ups and downs, and I never stopped
Goran Ivanisevic was not just struggling leading into Wimbledon in 2001, he was floundering. Even his peers noticed, including former World No. 1 Patrick Rafter. “You came from nowhere leading up to that tournament,” Rafter said in a message to Ivanisevic. “You were really bad, actually. I saw you play
Goran Ivansievic was late for his match. Fifteen minutes late! Searching the far extremities of Melbourne Park looking for a non-descript outside court, the annoyed Croatian stopped and asked himself, “What are you doing man? Why? What do you need? Stop.” The former World No. 2 had to enter qualifying
Most of today’s players were adolescents when Goran Ivanisevic crafted a storybook run to the Wimbledon title in 2001. #NextGenATP superstar Jannik Sinner was not even born. But if there is one current competitor who understands the Croatian’s impact on tennis, it is Ivo Karlovic. “I always looked up to
After declaring Novak Djokovic‘s stunning 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 Australian Open final victory against Daniil Medvedev a ‘masterpiece’, coach Goran Ivanisevic says that it’s only a matter of time before the Serb and World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overtake Roger Federer in the Grand Slam titles battle. Djokovic’s 18th major championship