Two-time champion Novak Djokovic hung tough, drawing on his big-match experience to come through a stern second-round test against Spanish veteran Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 at the Mutua Madrid Open on Wednesday in two hours and 15 minutes (this is his 15th match win of the season).
Nole rolled through
Nole talked with the press before Mutua Madrid Open starts and he talked about how he feels now after parting ways with his old team. Nole said they remain friends.
"Confidence is a tricky thing in proffessional sport, well in anyting in real life really, it takes a long time to
Novak arrived at Madrid to defend his title on Friday and he was received by Manolo santana. He is there now without his long-term team initiating a new era for him working alone.
Ya está en la pista central de la Caja Mágica el defensor del título, @DjokerNole. ¡Bienvenido! #MMOPEN
Novak Djokovic talked to the official Mutua Madrid Open media about his triumph last year and his expectations for the upcoming tournament. Novak Djokovic returns to the Caja Mágica to defend a title he won from Andy Murray in 2016’s thrilling final.
Question. In 2016 you claimed your second Mutua Madrid
Novak Djokovic won his second Mutua Madrid Open title on Sunday after defeating defending champion Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. This is his 64th title and he is the lider of Masters 1000 winners with 29 titles.
Novak produced remarkable display in the opening set. He broke Murray twice, in
Novak Djokovic defeated 2014 runner-up and sixth seed Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-6(4) in semi-final action on Saturday in Madrid.
Novak broke Nishikori’s serve two times and saved 4 of 5 break points he faced during the 119-minute clash.
“I think Kei has started exceptionally well so he obviously knows what his game
Novak Djokovic defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday in 68 minutes to reach Madrid Open quarter-finals.
Novak capitalised on five of his eight break point chances and denied his rival a single break point opportunity.
The Serbian top seed commanded 86 per cent of points on his first serve and
Novak broke twice in the first set and once in the second to advance – 6-2, 6-4 in 78 minutes.
Nole won 85 per cent of his first-serve points and was 6/7 on net approaches.
“It was a satisfying performance against a young player that I have never played against, somebody
Now is official and Novak Djokovic won`t play in this edition of Madrid Open. He decided to take a few more days to rest but he will play in Rome and Roland Garros. Nole didn`t play Madrid in 2011 and 2014 either.
Now Roger is the number one seed.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams and actress Elsa Pataky will square off with a number of other celebrities in various challenges on Mutua Madrid Open Charity Day, which takes place on Friday 1 May at 17:00 on the Centre Court – Manolo Santana Stadium in the Caja Mágica.
Everyone will be