The Serbian beat the German in two sets and will meet the Iberian in the Round of 16, who beat John Millman
The Spanish Alejandro Davidovich Fokina qualified this Monday for the Eighth Final of the olympic tournament in Tokyo 2020 tennis by beating the Australian 6-4, 6-7 (4) and 6-3 John millman and in the third round he will meet the number one in the world, the Serbian Novak Djokovic, that got rid of the German Jan-Lennard Struff.
The Andalusian tipped the first set on his side after breaking his rival’s serve in the ninth game and winning his next.
The second heat ran at the beginning along a similar path, but it had a very different outcome. The two alternated good shots with mistakes. In the tenth game Davidovich He was two points away from closing the game, but ended up delivering his serve with a double fault. The error gave wings to the Australian (5-5), who prevailed in the tiebreaker 6-7 (4).
However, the disappointment did not make a dent in the Spaniard, who scored three games in a row at the beginning of the third set and sentenced the match with a partial 6-3.
The next rival of Davidovich will be the main favorite, Djokovic, which beat Struff by 6-4 and 6-3 in an hour and 14 minutes of the game.
Djokovic He took over the match in the last section of the first set, in which he broke the German’s serve in the tenth and final game, and at the beginning of the second, when he did the same twice in a row – he lost his once – to reach 3-1, an advantage that he no longer wasted.
He connected fourteen direct aces and took advantage of the three break points he had against an opponent he had won the five times he had faced on the ATP circuit.