Novak Djokovic started the 2013 season with a successful defense of the Australian Open title. He beat Andy Murray in four sets to win the Australian Open for the third straight time. Djokovic later won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in March and has improved his unbeaten streak to 18 matches. Djokovic has participated in the Dubai event for the seventh straight time winning four times.
On March 3, 2013 Novak Djokovic watched a LA Laker's home game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. He met some of the NBA's biggest stars including Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Antawn Jamison. Djokovic shot some baskets before the start of the game and even threw a three-pointer. He gave an interview in the in-stadium video feed and watched the game courtside.
Before the Indian Wells tournament, Djokovic will play Mardy Fish in the LA Tennis Challenge at UCLA for charity.
|January 27||Australian Open 2013|
|March 2||Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2013|
|March 16||2013 BNP Paribas Open||Semifinals|
|March 26||2013 Sony Open Tennis||Fourth Round|
|February 25||Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2013||Marko Djokovic||First Round|