The match lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes. The first racket of the world, 31-year-old Novak, made six breaks and three aces, having made a mistake three times when serving. 21-year-old Fritz, who occupies 65th place in the ATP rating, once took the opponent’s submission, made two aces and six double faults.
Previously, the players did not meet each other. In the quarterfinals of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters competition, Djokovic will play with Daniil Medvedev.