The first racket of the world, Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, in the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open competitions defeated the Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who occupies the 31st place in the world ranking, – 7/6 (2), 6/1.
For 1 hour 26 minutes of the match Novak made five aces and two breaks, having made a mistake six times in the pitch. While Lukas twice filed right through and made five double mistakes. The result of personal meetings of opponents was 2: 0 in favor of the Serb.
In the semifinal of the tournament in Cincinnati, Djokovic will play with Russian Daniil Medvedev.