Novak Djokovic advanced to his seventh final after defeating Monfils, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 in 2.30hs.
On one of the hottest and most humid days of the Open so far, with near-record temperatures on court, both players struggled physically and were visited by the trainer for a variety of ailments.
Nole became the first player to clinch 30 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, downing third seed Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-5 at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
Djokovic needed one hour and 23 minutes to secure his seventh crown of the year and fourth at the Masters 1000 level, adding to
Nole is through to his 20th Grand Slam final after he defeated Dominic Thiem in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, in one hour and 48 minutes in their semi-final contest on Friday.
Djokovic produced brilliant display against the Austrian youngster. He dominated the first and second sets, making a double break
Novak Djokovic defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday in one hour, 26 minutes. Previously Nole won Miami in 2007, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015. Novak captured his fourth title of the season after being victorious in Doha, Melbourne and Indian Wells.
Novak and Kei traded service breaks twice in the
Q. What do you think made the difference tonight against Andy?
NOVAK DJOKOVIC: Well, I think I started the match very well, as I started in semifinals versus Roger, with not many things I've done wrong. Actually I was very aggressive and just played the way I wanted to play against
Djokovic claimed his 11th Grand Slam trophy with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory over second seed Andy Murray in two hours and 53 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Nole is now the most successful player in Melbourne alongside the legendary Roy Emerson, with six crowns Down Under.
In a rematch
Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-6 (3) in one hour and 42 minutes at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on Friday.
Novak reached his 16th consecutive final and improved his ATP H2H record against Tomas to 22-2.
Berdych broke in the opening game of the match, but Nole responded
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The defending champion needed 79 minutes to advance to Sunday’s title match as he beat no.5 seed Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3. They are now tied 23-23 in H2H series.
In another impressive performance on the big stage, Novak broke Rafa once in the first set and twice in
Nole defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-4 in 78-minutes to win his ninth title of the season!
Nole has won 38 of his last 39 matches played in the country. His only loss in that time period was falling to eventual champion Roger Federer in the Shanghai Rolex Masters semifinal last year.