The world number 1, Serbian Novak Djokovic, stopped short the progression of Argentine Federico Coria (96th), whom he defeated 6-1 and 6-0, this Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Belgrade Tournament.
In the first game of his career against a world No. 1, Coria could not take a single game to serve.
‘Nole’ will play on Friday for a place in the final ‘at home’ against Slovak Andrej Martin (119th) or Serbian Dusan Lajovic (39th).
Another Slovak tennis player, Alex Molcan (255th) beat Spanish Fernando Verdasco (107th) 6-2 and 6-0 in their quarterfinal match.
The Belgrade tournament is played on clay and distributes $ 625,000 in prizes.
– Results of the Belgrade Tournament day:
– Men’s Singles – Second round:
Novak Djokovic (SRB / N.1) defeated Federico Coria (ARG) 6-1, 6-0
Alex Molcan (SVK) to Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-2, 6-0. (GG) (AFP)