Djokovic rallies by Murray for London victory
November 7, 2012 · Print This Article
ATP World Tour Finals—London, England
Top seed Novak Djokovic used his guile and determination to overcame home-country favorite Andy Murray at the World Tour Finals on Wednesday, defeating the Scot 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Needing two hours and 35 minutes to advance, Djokovic hit four aces, won 79 percent of his first serve points, and broke serve on three of seven occasions.
Defeating Murray for the 10th time in 17 meetings, Djokovic also inched ahead in the pair’s year to date mark at four wins to three. Djokovic will next face Tomas Berdych on Friday, while Murray will take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The day’s final match will feature Tsonga vs. Berdych. The pair are each looking for their first win in the competition after losing to Djokovic and Murray, respectively.
Thursday’s action in London will feature Roger Federer vs. David Ferrer and Juan Martin del Potro vs. Janko Tipsarevic.