Novak Djokovic, a six-time Miami Open champion, cited the global travel issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and his desire to balance events and family life.
Novak Djokovic, in an exclusive interview to NDTV, spoke about his rivalry with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and how they both pushed him to be a better player.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic spoke exclusively with NDTV on the day he completed 311 weeks at the top of ATP rankings, surpassing Roger Federer's record of 310 weeks.
Novak Djokovic set a new landmark of 311 weeks as world number one on Monday.
Novak Djokovic on Monday will set a new record of 311 weeks as world number one, going past Roger Federer who had spent 310 weeks on top of the rankings.
This is Novak Djokovic's fifth different stint atop the ATP rankings. He spent 122 consecutive weeks as number one between July 2014 and November 2016.
Novak Djokovic defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the Australian Open men's singles final to clinch his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic now stands on the cusp of an 18th Grand Slam title and could by the end of the year be neck and neck with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have 20 each.
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic said Serena Williams, who has been stuck on 23 major titles since 2017, needed to see the "larger picture" of her achievements following her defeat by Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.
Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 to set up a clash with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic defeated Aslan Karatsev in straight sets to reach the final of Australian Open 2021 on Thursday.
Australian Open: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic blamed the 14-day quarantine ahead of the tournament for the spate of injuries several players have gone through.
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic showed exemplary determination and strength to beat Alexander Zverev 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 on Tuesday to make the semi final.
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic is set to face sixth seed Alexander Zverev in his last-eight clash.
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic's win was his 300th at a Grand Slam, only the second player in history to reach the mark after Roger Federer, on 362.
Australian Open: American Taylor Fritz slammed the decision to remove fans midway through his match against Novak Djokovic and said such a thing shouldn't happen at a Grand Slam.
Australian Open boss Craig Tiley played down fears Saturday that injured defending champion Novak Djokovic could pull out of the tournament.
Novak Djokovic overcame an abdominal "muscle tear" and jeers from a rowdy crowd Friday to outlast Taylor Fritz in the Australian Open, a five-set triumph he rated as one of his "most special".