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Novak Djokovic © Tennistalk.com
Madrid
3rd round
5/10/12 1 2 Tot
rs  Novak Djokovic 7 6 2
ch  Stanislas Wawrinka 6 4 0
Stanislas Wawrinka © Tennistalk.com
  • Djokovic gets past Wawrinka, into Madrid quarterfinals

    5/11/12 12:47 AM | Ricky Dimon
    Novak Djokovic beats Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets on Thursday in Madrid. Djokovic is through to another all-Serb showdown with Janko Tipsarevic.


    Novak Djokovic's title defense continued with a 7-6(5), 6-4 victory over Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open on Thursday night. Djokovic needed one hour and 45 minutes to set up an all-Serb quarterfinal clash against Janko Tipsarevic.

    The world No. 1 controlled play in the first set, but Wawrinka managed to make it tight. Whereas Djokovic dropped only nine points in six service games, Wawrinka fought off a total of seven break points. A tough service hold for the Swiss at 5-6 set up a tiebreaker.

    Djokovic twice gave back mini-breaks in the decider, including with a double-fault at 4-3. The top-seeded Serb, however, made no mistake with another lead in hand at 6-5 as he took care of a final service point.

    A much different second set featured three breaks of serve. Although Djokovic failed to close out the proceedings at 5-3, there would be no meltdown like the one Rafael Nadal had earlier in the day against Fernando Verdasco. Wawrinka had a chance to level things at 4-5, but he donated serve to end the match.

    Both players finished with seven aces, with Djokovic recording two double-faults to Wawrinka's four. Djokovic put in 72 percent of his first serves compared to Wawrinka's 52 percent.

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Nole echoed Rafa's words. He won't be playing Madrid next year if this blue thing remains. I am not surprised.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/18023055

danica , 5/11/12 1:20 AM



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