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Novak Djokovic recovers from second set scare to see off Andrej Martin in semi-final win-Sports News , Happy Easterday

Novak Djokovic recovers from second set scare to see off Andrej Martin in semi-final win-Sports activities Information , Glad Easterday

The world primary noticed off his 119th-ranked opponent 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 to arrange a Saturday remaining towards both Argentinian Federico Delbonis or one other Slovakian, Alex Molcan.

Novak Djokovic in motion in Serbia. AP

Belgrade: Novak Djokovic eased into the ultimate of the ATP match in Belgrade on Friday regardless of dropping his type within the second set, beating Slovakia’s Andrej Martin as he steps up his French Open preparations.

The world primary noticed off his 119th-ranked opponent 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 to arrange a Saturday remaining towards both Argentinian Federico Delbonis or one other Slovakian, Alex Molcan.

Will probably be the Serbian’s third remaining of the yr after his Australian Open triumph and his remaining loss to Rafael Nadal on the Italian Open final week, however his first on dwelling soil since 2011.

“I am tremendous excited to play in entrance of a Serbian crowd. That is my dwelling city. I am at all times excited, but in addition nervous, popping out on the court docket and enjoying in entrance of my dwelling crowd,” Djokovic stated.

“It is a very distinctive feeling. You are feeling lots of stress and expectations. However I am simply completely happy to battle for a trophy tomorrow.”

After racing by means of the primary set towards Martin, Djokovic uncharacteristically took his foot off the fuel and was damaged 3 times within the second set.

The 34-year-old was again to his finest within the decider, although, rapidly ending any considered a shock comeback.

“I believed I began and completed the match very well, so I will attempt to take these constructive emotions into tomorrow’s remaining,” Djokovic stated.

“I additionally had some letdowns in focus in direction of the top of the second set, and I will attempt to appropriate these errors for tomorrow.”

Djokovic handed Guillermo Vilas to maneuver fifth on all-time ATP record of match wins together with his quarter-final victory over Federico Coria on Thursday.

He has been drawn in the identical half of the draw as his outdated rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for the French Open, which begins at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Djokovic is 2 behind Nadal and Federer’s joint males’s report of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.

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Updated: May 28, 2021 — 10:19 pm

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