Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
EPARafael Nadal has been in dominant form at the French Open
15 June, 2017, 02:41
Ramos-Vinolas looked tired at times in that set and Djokovic clearly had him on the ropes, but the Spaniard didn't go down without a fight.
Ramos-Vinolas' resistance in a 73-minute opening set, where Djokovic had his serve broken twice to trail 4-2 before fighting back to win the tie-breaker, indicated it could be another battle for the Serb.
It was the third round and Novak Djokovic nor Diego Schwartzman were taking aynthing for granted. Talking about his upcoming challenge against Dominic Theim, Djokovic said, "There's no easy match in a Grand Slam quarter-final, it will be very hard for both of us".
After completing a career Grand Slam previous year, defeating Andy Murray in the final, Djokovic is now looking to become the first man in the Open Era and just the third man in history to win each of the four Grand Slam titles twice, behind Rod Laver and Roy Emerson.
"I have to change something compared to the last matches", he said breezily. "Probably I didn't play as well as I did the other day, but I still played well." as reported by Firstpost.
The 31-year-old Nadal is chasing his 15th grand slam title and first since 2014 - when he won at Roland Garros.
Nishikori, 27, needed nearly four hours to win 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 0-6, 6-4 in a third-round match finished on Sunday after the previous days rain delay.
Kristina Mladenovic ensured the host nation will have two women in the quarter-finals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. "I'd rather not say anything more".
Muguruza spoke afterwards of how baking helps her to relax away from the court: "I know in Wimbledon I will go to the same house".
Seven-time grand slam victor Venus Williams also bowed out, losing 7-5, 2-6, 1-6 to Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky.
Meanwhile, No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki returned to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010, eliminating 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.
Four women's singles third round encounters still need to be played, including Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova against Germany's Carina Witthoeft and Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina versus Poland's Magda Linette.
Mladenovic, 24, will face 2015 semi-finalist Bacsinzky in the quarter-finals.
However, Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16.
But Carreno Busta's victory over Raonic was just the first in 17 attempts against a top-10 player.
He has had big galleries for his practice rounds as the state's golf community rallies behind its favorite son. Barring a lengthy first-round rain delay, Mickelson won't be able to make his 2:20 p.m. tee time.
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Trump's personal lawyer also challenged Comey's account, saying the president never asked for the investigation to be dropped. On March 1, The Washington Post reported that Sessions met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign.
Sessions had told lawmakers at his confirmation hearing in January that he hadn't met with Russians during the campaign. The deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , will appear in place of Sessions at the budget review.
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Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples
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Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office
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Why Chris Evans signed on to return for Avengers 4
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Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman to arrive in Pyongyang
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Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy earns weight bonus for second time
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