Novak Djokovic responds to the audience. File photo
After trying his hands on Sumo wrestling, the world number one Novak Djokovic is on a new mission.
The Serbian tennis star tweeted a video of him playing basketball with a caption "Am I ready for a 1:1 @KingJames?"
LeBron James responded, “Ha! I’m going to say I think you are!! Beautiful follow-thru on that shot buddy!💪🏾🙏🏾”
The Serbian star was showing off some impressive moves on the court.
The world number one appeared to row back on scepticism over plans to stage the US Open, saying he was "extremely happy" the Grand Slam had escaped the coronavirus cull which claimed Wimbledon and much of the season.
Meanwhile, on a serious note, Croatia's Borna Coric announced he has tested positive for coronavirus after playing in an exhibition tournament in Croatia featuring Djokovic.
"Hi everyone, I wanted to inform you all that I tested positive for COVID-19," the top 50 player posted on Twitter.
On Sunday, another player, Grigor Dimitrov, said he had also tested positive after pulling out of the exhibition event.
Coric said: "I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during the last few days gets tested!
"I am really sorry for any harm I might have caused! I'm feeling well and don't have any simptoms (sic). Please stay safe and healthy! Lots of love to all!"
Sunday's final between Djokovic and Russia's Andrey Rublev was immediately cancelled as a precaution.
Roger Federer became the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final in 28 years when he booked his place in the Wimbledon last-eight for the 17th time. Eight-time champion Federer breezed past Italy’s Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 74 minutes to make sure of a spot in his 55th quarter-final
Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer’s bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the longest final ever played at the tournament. Despite being outplayed by the 37-year-old Swiss for large parts of the knife-edge encounter,
Wonder girl Coco Gauff continued her magical Wimbledon debut on Wednesday when she became the youngest player since 1991 to reach the third round.
Novak Djokovic enhanced his credentials as the greatest threat to Rafael Nadal winning a 12th French Open title next month after he beat Dominic Thiem on Saturday to reach the Madrid Open final. If Nadal overcomes the talented Stefanos Tsitsipas, it will be the Spaniard and Djokovic in Sunday’s final,
Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on August 24 following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial sources said on Monday.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJFF) has announced that the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2020 will be held from Nov. 18-21 at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in the UAE capital.
A huge number of participants, mostly Emiratis and tourists, representing 46 nation, will be at the start line of the DXB Snow Run, which takes place at Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates on Friday.