Nole will compete in his third Mutua Madrid Open final after defeating no.5 seed Dominic Thiem 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4). The Serbian star is trying to tie Rafael Nadal's record of 33 ATP Masters 1000 trophies. Next up for Djokovic is Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE, 8) on Sunday at 18:30 CET
Novak will take on no.5 seed Dominic Thiem in Saturday's semi-final (16:00 CET). The Austrian defeated Roger Federer (SUI, 4) in three sets.
Nole defeated American qualifier Taylor Fritz in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 in just 65 minutes to move into the third round at the Mutua Madrid Open. The top-seeded Serbian star is celebrating his 250th week at no.1 in the ATP Rankings
Novak continues his clay court season at the ATP Masters 1000 event, taking place from May 5 to May 12 in Madrid. The Serbian star is no.1 seed and will open his campaign at La Caja Mágica against American qualifier Taylor Fritz (ATP #57, H2H 1-0) in R2 on Tuesday
World no.1 needed just 67 minutes to confirm his spot in the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters last 8 on Thursday, beating American Taylor Fritz 6-3, 6-0. He next faces no.10 seed Daniil Medvedev (RUS)
Novak is a top seed and has a first-round BYE. He will open his 2019 clay-court campaign at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters against world no.40 Philipp Kohlschreiber (H2H 8-2)