[29][30], Djokovic met Federer in the US Open for the fifth year in a row, this time in the semi-finals. [45], This table lists all the matches of Djokovic this year, including walkovers W/O (they are marked ND for non-decision). Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal 2016 Doha Final highlights. Novak ... 2011 US Open NY, U.S.A. 4-3 Nadal … Federer took the first two sets, and Djokovic won the next two sets. 17:02 – Tiene il servizio Djokovic, ma ora Nadal potrà servire per chiudere il primo set. [40], Tennis Magazine ranked it the third Greatest tennis season of the Open Era, behind Roger Federer's 2006 and Rod Laver's 1969. Federer broke back. Nadal quickly took a three-games-to-one advantage, and saved breakpoints to advance to five-games-to-one. Djokovic was able to break again and took the opening set. 2011 Final: Djokovic d. Nadal 64 64 One day after a thrilling semi-final win over Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion Rafael Nadal for a second consecutive Sunday in a clay-court ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final. 2:29. Djokovic got off to a good start by winning the first set while losing only two games. That record felt like ancient history as the Djokovic of 2011 overcame a slightly edgy start to take a stranglehold on the match. The first set went to a tiebreaker, which was won by Djokovic. In the second set Federer was first to break, but he could not hold on to the advantage. It's hard to believe that it's already been 10 years since That season. Djokovic quickly overcame the Briton in the second set to take a five-games-to-none advantage, which allowed him to take the set, only losing two games. The Serbian broke the World No. [8] Among the six finals he defeated Nadal, two were in Masters tournaments on clay: a notable reversal due to the fact that he had lost all nine matches played against Nadal on clay prior to this season. [7] Djokovic also won in Dubai and at the Serbia Open. [22] The first set featured an exchange of breaks, with Federer taking the tiebreak when Djokovic hit a forehand into the net at 5–6. Novak Djokovic has a 21–4 (84.0%) record against the top 10, 34–2 (94.4%) against the top 50, and 14–0 (100%)) against other players. In the second set, Djokovic was up five-games-to-three, and faced five deuces before taking the set. [11], In February in the Dubai final, Federer was unable to hold serve in the third game, allowing Djokovic to get the upper hand in the first set. The 2011 Rafael Nadal tennis season officially began on January 2 with the start of the 2011 ATP World Tour Calendar. [HD] SET1 Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic FINAL ROMA 2011 [Video Resumen - Long Highlights] NadalCuriosities. [10], In the final, Djokovic took on Andy Murray, with Murray coming under serious duress in the second game, when he had to survive a 14-minute service game. The first set went to Nadal via two breaks of Djokovic's serve. Federer got two match points, but Djokovic was able to save them and break back. [28], Djokovic faced Andy Murray in the finals. The players traded breaks until Djokovic won the final four games to take the set and match. [37] With a 1–2 record in the round-robin stage he was eliminated from the tournament. Djokovic quickly broke Federer's service in the third set, but had to stave off two break points on his own serve to go up two-games-to-love. 1 Novak Djokovic claimed his third Grand Slam title of the 2011 season and his first at the US Open when he defeated defending champion Rafael Nadal 6 … Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal produced some astonishing tennis in the US Open final, with the Serb eventually winning in four sets. He mentioned Novak Djokovic as a potent threat to Nadal's title hopes at that tournament. It was the first time the two rivals met at Roland Garros. ROME 2011 Final Don't miss a point as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic met in the latest installment of their classic rivalry in the final of the 2011 Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. With this win Djokovic moved up to Number 2 in the ATP World Tour Rankings. Set. This win allowed Djokovic to take over the World Number 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal. 14:48. In the third set Djokovic took command and lost only two games to take victory. [25][26], Djokovic met Nadal for their first meeting in a Wimbledon final. Nadal took that set in a tiebreak. "[43] Rafael Nadal, who lost to Djokovic in six finals on three different surfaces, described Djokovic's performances as "probably the highest level of tennis that I ever saw. Game. Spain's top 2 players, Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer are ranked in the top 5 players in the world with a combined record of 135 wins and only 34 losses. 2. Roger Federer Def. (Bolded number marks a top 10 player at the time of match, Italic means top 50), Novak Djokovic earned a record-breaking $12.6 million throughout the season. The second and third sets were quite lopsided affairs. Djokovic recovered a break but couldn't avoid losing the set. Rafael Nadal won the first set 6-0 and the third set 6-1, making Novak Djokovic’s win in the second set a distant memory. [34], In November during the Paris Masters, Djokovic withdrew against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals. The win in the Italian Open final gave Nadal his first title of the year. Outdoor Hard F Novak Djokovic 62 64 67 3 61. 2:50. From the start of the year, he remained undefeated until the French Open semifinals in June (loss to Federer), compiling a 41-match winning streak. 1 ranking for the first time on 4 July, maintaining this ranking for the rest of the season. Tsonga took this third set. 9:10. Wimbledon Finals 2011 Nadal vs Djokovic … [5] He won a then record (since broken by himself) five Masters Series 1000 titles: Indian Wells, Miami and Canada, played on hard courts, and Madrid and Rome, on clay. Djokovic broke Nadal in the second game, but he was unable to hold the next game. A few minutes later it was 1:37 a.m.—not an empty seat among the arena's 14,820—when Djokovic smote a reverse crosscourt forehand to win the 369th and final point of the longest Grand Slam final ever played. In the second set, Djokovic took an early break of serve, when Federer overhit his backhand shot. Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic FINAL WIMBLEDON 2011 [Hot Shots by Courtyman] NadalCuriosities. They reached the final, but had to withdraw before the match because Ivanovic sustained an injury. Djokovic won ten tournaments, three of them Grand Slam events: the Australian Open, Wimbledon Championships and the US Open. Djokovic went on to the victory in the match, only losing two games in the second set. MrLinh. Next he served out the match to take his first Wimbledon title. Federer went into the match with a 13–9 lead in their head to head matchup as well as a 2–1 lead in their head-to-head on clay. Despite receiving treatment early in the fourth set, Djokovic went on to win the match in four sets, taking his first US Open title. Your IP: This allowed Djokovic to serve out the match. Serbia lost the tie. He also set a new season record by winning 12.6 million dollars of prize money on the ATP World Tour. NOTE: In 2010 season total year-end points from ABN AMRO Tournament and Aegon Championships were not counted, as well as those from First Round, Quarterfinals and Semifinals of Davis Cup. [5][6] He ended the year with an impressive 10–1 record against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the other two best players of the year. Justin Gimelstob attributed Djokovic's consistency to the improvement in his service game, particularly when it came to his second services, which was just one percent behind of those statistic leaders like Nadal and Federer. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. In the decisive fifth set, Djokovic dropped his serve in the eighth game, allowing Federer to serve for the match. Djokovic won the match. In the third set, Murray was serving for the match at five-games-to-four, but Djokovic broke back. He compiled a 70-6 record and racked up 10 tour-level titles, including three Grand Slam crowns. Djokovic got broken in the opening service game of the second set, but came back to win the set and the match. But Djokovic let Federer gain control and Federer broke twice to take a four-games-to-two lead. Roger Federer finally sealed the match with an ace on his first matchpoint. In the third set, Djokovic was serving for the match at five-games-to-three, and took the match on his fourth match point. But on both occasions Djokovic recovered to take a two sets lead. Djokovic also became the first player to win five ATP Masters 1000 titles in a single year. [21] Novak was drawn into group A alongside Tomáš Berdych, David Ferrer and Andy Murray. At four-games-to-three in the fourth set, Djokovic managed to get the needed break of serve. Finally, at 5--5 in the fifth set, Djokovic marshaled his courage and made a last surge, breaking Nadal's serve. After Murray won the first three games in the second set, Djokovic retired from the match with a shoulder injury. The Tennis DC. In the eleventh game, Federer again lost serve, paving the way for Djokovic to go up two-sets-to-none. Djokovic also took the second set. The 2011 French Open is the start of the summer Grand Slam series. In a pivotal ninth game, Federer was serving for the set, but hit an ineffective drop shot that allowed Djokovic back into the set. Rafael Nadal Vs Novak Djokovic SF Roland-garros 2013 HIGHLIGHTS HD. Djokovic failed to serve for the set after getting a break in the eight game, but took the set after getting another break. Rafael Nadal Versus Novak Djokovic 2011: An Analysis of the Rivalry Shashank Kamble Contributor III August 20, 2011 Comments. Djokovic’s 2011 Season Highlights W-L Record: 70-6 (92.1%) Titles: 10 Record vs. Top 10: 21-4 Record vs. Federer & Nadal: 10-1 Djokovic took the second set, but Nadal hit back in the third set. Djokovic went to a one set lead. 16:52 – Servizio a 15 per Djokovic. The first set was won in a tiebreaker, which went to Djokovic in seven-points-to-three. Djokovic got down early in the tiebreak, but recovered to win the match. Djokovic came back by winning the third set. In the ninth game Djokovic finally managed to break and prepared to serve to level the match. 23:34. 1. According to him Djokovic's strength derived from his agility, his backhand and his return of serve, which was the best on the 2011 tour. [41] Pete Sampras hailed Djokovic's 2011 season as the best he has ever seen in his lifetime, calling it "one of the best achievements in all of sports. [24], In June Djokovic took on Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the semifinals of Wimbledon. Il serbo ha sciupato 3 palle break facendosi rimontare dallo 0-40. This was Djokovic's fifth Masters Series victory for the season, a record. [23] The loss marked Djokovic's first defeat of the season (with Federer also being the last man to defeat Djokovic in 2010), ending a 43-match win streak and his chance to win the Calendar Year Grand Slam. ... Djokovic, who has a win-loss record in 2011 … • [15], In April in his hometown tournament Djokovic met Spaniard Feliciano López in the final of the Serbia Open in Belgrade. Djokovic took the break of serve on the subsequent point, and captured the first set in a hard-fought 59 minutes. 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[16][17], In May in the final of the Madrid Masters, Djokovic took a four-games-to-love lead over Rafael Nadal, but Nadal came back to five-games-all. 0:32. 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During that crucial game, they were embroiled in a 39-shot tussle, which gave the relieved Serb a break point. The 2011 Novak Djokovic tennis season is widely regarded as one of the greatest seasons ever in men's tennis. The 2011 Novak Djokovic tennis season is widely regarded as one of the greatest seasons ever in men's tennis. [14], In the second half of March Djokovic met Nadal for the second time of the season in the finals yet again. [20], With this victory Djokovic was the first player to qualify for the 2011 ATP World Tour Finals. It's easy to get nostalgic watching tennis matches from that period. [HD] SET1 Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic FINAL ROMA 2011 [Video Resumen - Long Highlights] NadalCuriosities. [31], Djokovic played Nadal in the final, their second successive Major final, and their sixth encounter in a final for the season. Molti di più i demeriti del serbo in questo game. "[42] Boris Becker called Djokovic's season "one of the very best years in tennis of all time," adding that it "may not be the best statistically, but he's beaten Federer, he's beaten Nadal, he's beaten everybody that came around to challenge him in the biggest tournaments in the world. With another break of serve Djokovic won the match and reached his third Major final of the season. TennisTV Logo [HD] SET2 Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic FINAL ROMA 2011 [Video Resumen - Long Highlights] danitrack. Then he set himself up with two break points with Nadal serving at 1-2, 15-40. Djokovic is one of only two men to have defeated Nadal at Roland Garros in 15 years. 58:03. Djokovic won the second set to force a deciding third set. Djokovic was serving for the match in the twelfth game of the third set, but was broken by Nadal. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. [21], Djokovic met Roger Federer in the semifinals. Cloudflare Ray ID: 63296410bb468745 [19], Djokovic played Nadal in the finals. • [39], In January Djokovic teamed up with Ana Ivanovic to represent Serbia in the Hopman Cup. [38], In September Djokovic missed the first rubber of the Davis Cup tie vs Argentina. Madrid Masters was the fourth event of that ranked in the ATP calendar in 2011 and for the third time we had Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the title match. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. He came back to play Juan Martín del Potro in the fourth rubber, and lost the first set, before withdrawing with injury midway through the second set. The first two sets saw Nadal taking two-games-to-love leads. Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Rafael Nadal in an epic final to win his first US Open and third Grand Slam title of 2011. [18], Djokovic met Andy Murray in the semifinals of the Rome Masters. The match stayed on serve until the seventh game, when Murray got a break, allowing him to take the opening set. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. Rafael Nadal battled past Djokovic 7-6(4), 6-3 in a tight one hour and 56 minutes, moving to 10-0 in Rome semi-finals. [9][52], (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. Spain has dominated the Davis Cup over the past decade winning four titles (2000, 2004, 2008, & 2009). Murray took the second set with just one break of serve in the sixth game of the set. Next Djokovic won the fourth set and the match. The Djokovic–Nadal rivalry is a modern-day tennis rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, two of the greatest tennis players of all time.The rivalry is the most prolific in men's tennis in the Open Era. The rise of Djokovic in 2011 was something else to behold. MrLinh. Djokovic won seventy matches and lost only six (including two where he retired due to injury). Novak Djokovic VS Rafael Nadal #Title Not Set# Show Head 2 Head Detail VS 29 52% Wins Rank 1. 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Murray held serve at this key juncture, and the first set stayed on serve until the tenth game. In the second set Federer capitalized on an early break to take a two sets lead. 32:22. Djokovic is an astonishing 48-1 in 2011, his only loss coming against Roger Federer in the semifinals of the French Open that Nadal eventually won. "[44], Djokovic's performance improved on all grounds compared to the previous year, especially on his return games, with the efficiency of his second serve return points (overall 58%) leading him to the season best return games won statistics (39%). Djokovic started well in the second set, going up four-games-to-love. The third set was an up-and-down affair with several breaks of serve, but also ended in a tiebreak. Federer broke Djokovic in the eight game of the third set to level it at four-games all, but Djokovic broke again in the ninth game. The red clay of Roland Garros provides a different brand of tennis that emphasizes touch and control over the power and speed of the hard courts. Super Sports Highlights. 14:48. [12], In the first half of March Djokovic met Federer in the semifinals of Indian Wells, and they split the opening two sets of the match. Djokovic took the first set with his first break in the match. [35], Djokovic qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals for the fifth consecutive year. Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal 2016 Doha Final highlights. Ordered by number of wins [13], Djokovic played Rafael Nadal in the final, for their first encounter of the season. Rafael Nadal, Faces Novak Djokovic In 2019 Wimbledon Final. The match started out in an inauspicious way for Djokovic, as he was broken in his opening service game. The January–June tournaments listed on Nadal's calendar at his official site as of 4 January 2011. The second set was very close, with Djokovic converting his fourth matchpoint to win the title, his second Masters title on clay courts this year. King Nadal. [36] He beat Berdych, lost to Ferrer in straights and then lost to replacement player Janko Tipsarević, who substituted Murray. Djokovic went on to win the third set, which allowed him to capture his second Australian Open title. 32:22. Having gone 6–13 against Federer and 7–16 against Nadal before 2011, Djokovic has since turned around both rivalries to 27–23 and 29–27, respectively. The match was full of thrilling points as the legends clawed for control of the rallies. [9], In the last week of January, Djokovic took on the four-time and reigning champion Roger Federer. Toni Nadal reminisced about Rafael Nadal's victorious campaign at 2011 Roland Garros with fondness. In the fifth game of the second set, Djokovic lost his serve to Fish, who went on to take the set. [27], In the August US Open Series Djokovic played Mardy Fish in the final of the Canada Masters. weeks and tournaments of the 2011 tennis calendar, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, "Novak Djokovic pulls out of 38th ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament", "Djokovic withdraws from AEGON Championships", "Novak Djokovic withdraws from Shanghai Masters after back injury", "For Novak Djokovic, Banner 2011 Season Remains Benchmark To Eclipse", "Djokovic Makes Masters 1000 History In Montreal", "Djokovic Clinches Year-End No. [5] [6] He ended the year with an impressive 10–1 record against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer , the other two best players of the year. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. SR=strike rate (events won/competed). [32][33], In October at the 2011 Swiss Indoors, Djokovic lost in the semifinals to Kei Nishikori, for only his fourth loss of the season. Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer (2007 Wimbledon - Final) - Set1. The final set was decided in a tiebreak. The fourth set was close with both players holding serve through the first eight games. Djokovic had another break opportunity in the eleventh service game, but the set went into a tiebreak.