The first racket of the world, Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, defeated Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, who is 21st in the world ranking, in the quarter finals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open competition – 4/6, 6/3, 6/4. For 1 hour and 56 minutes of the match, Novak made seven aces and four breaks, having erred three times when serving. While Nikoloz four times filed through and implemented three break points, making three double mistakes. Through personal meetings of opponents was 2-0 in favor of the Serb. In the semifinals of the Doha tournament, Djokovic will play against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut .