Madrid Open: Djokovic in final, Bertens wins women's title
13 May, 2019, 10:33
But there was never much sign of an upset in the Spanish capital, where the world number two opened up with a 6-3, 6-3 victory.
The Serb broke Tsitsipas early in the first set and late in the second to comfortably close out the match at the Magic Box centre court, securing his 14th clay title without dropping a set. "Now I am feeling better in matches and I think every one gives me the chance to get better".
"I've done a few steps forward, maybe not enough, but I have improved some things".
"Emotionally it was very tough, it was one of my toughest wins", he said. "It was very important".
"With the tennis that I've played today, I feel like I'm ready", Djokovic said. "My opponent has been better when that happens you lose". "In general, it's a day to be very satisfied, very happy".
The young Greek played aggressively from the start, breaking Nadal's serve six times. I'm going to have to be mentally focused and also psychologically ready for a fight.
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The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime is having his breakthrough season on tour, having moved to 30th in the rankings after reaching the final in Rio and the semifinals in Miami. He had a nervy moment when he served for the match at 6-5 in the second set, and was broken to 15.
His career on the ATP Tour may still be in its infancy, but Sinner was confident he had what was required to overcome Johnson.
The fifth-seeded Thiem, who beat Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, had won two straight against Djokovic and was trying to make his third straight Madrid final following losses to Rafael Nadal in 2017 and Alexander Zverev in 2018.
"I couldn't have given more to this sport", Ferrer said.
Thiem had a breakpoint at 4-4 but it was Djokovic who stormed clear in the tie-break, winning the point of the match with, perhaps, the shot of the tournament. Estoril Open champion Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Adrian Mannarino, 6-2, 7-5.
In the last eight, Osaka is to face Switzerland's Belinda Bencic, who beat Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Kozlova 6-0, 6-2. It's not been my best night. "What I have to do is to be fit and to play properly and have a high tennis level".
Fourteenth seed Nikoloz Basilashvili got past Marton Fucsovics 6-1 7-6 (7-2) in the only match unaffected by rain, while Philipp Kohlschreiber triumphed 6-2 3-6 6-3 against Gilles Simon.
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Nadal hasn't dropped a set in three previous matches against Tsitsipas but he is expecting a battle from the Greek in the semis. Federer had saved two match points in his hard three-set win over Gael Monfils on Thursday. "I feel good on the clay right now".
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