14. 10. 2009. · Photo: www.icpress.cn
The best Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic continued his good run of form with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Italian qualifier Fabio Fognini in the second round of the Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 Presented by Rolex. The match lasted 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Djokovic faced a break point in the opening game, but held. He earned hid first break points in the eighth game and converted the second for 5-3. World no.4 served for the set and won it 6-3 in 38 minutes.
Novak broke his two days younger opponent in the first game of the second set, but the Italian fought back immediately to level the score. Djokovic put the pressure, made three breaks in a row to win his first match in Shanghai this year.
The Serb, who captured Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai in 2008, will next face world no.99 German qualifier Rainer Schuettler who advanced when Tommy Haas retired after losing first set 6-4, due to right shoulder injury.
Djokovic and Schuettler have met twice, Nole won both matches.