Saturday, November 5, 2011

A depleted Djokovic suffered their fourth defeat of the year in Basel

The world number one, the Serbian Novak Djokovic , was eliminated from the tournament in Basel, after falling in the semi-final against Japan's Kei Nishikori 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-0, which pays for the problems physical Balkan , complaining again of pain in the back. The strength of Nippon, which reached in Basel the third final of his career in search of his second title, was too much for Djokovic, who started forcefully but gradually declined , as his injury hampered his play.

After the second set, Nishikori won in the tiebreaker after Djokovic was two points to win the match (with 5-4), the strength of world number one disappeared. After being treated on several occasions, the Serb, who conceded their fourth defeat of the season , lowered his arms. The back injury is the maitre leading to Djokovic. He withdrew from the semifinals of the Davis Cup against Argentina in Belgrade, where he could not finish the match against Juan Martin del Potro, and made ​​miss this final leg of the course. At Basel, who won in 2009, reappeared after win the U.S. Open on 9 September. It has now lost again, also because of injury. Nishikori, meanwhile, reached the third final of his career after Delray Beach in 2008, the only title that has a track record and this year in Houston, you lost. Will face the winner of the clash between the Swiss Roger Federer, third seed and defending champion and Stanislas Wawrinka.


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