Novak Djokovic has defeated David Ferrer of Spain in his first match in the Mubadala Tennis Championship on Friday. Djokovic won the match in the straight sets by 6-0, 6-3. With this win, Djokovic has reached the final of the tournament.
Djokovic had got a bye in the first round, so, he directly played the semi final. He looked in amazing touch and just thrashed Ferrer. Djokovic had won this tournament in the last season as well and the way he has started this time around, it seems that it would be very difficult to stop him from defending the title. He took almost an hour to win the match and knock Ferrer out of the competition.
Djokovic started the match in an aggressive fashion and he didn’t let Ferrer win even a single game in the first set. He broke Ferrer’s service thrice in the first set and won the set by 6-0.
In the second set, Ferrer played a bit better, but, still, he still didn’t manage to give a tough fight to Djokovic. The world no. 1 got a couple of breakthroughs in the second set as well and wrapped up the match by winning the second set by 6-3.
After winning the match, Djokovic said, “I love to play here. The conditions over here are amazing. The weather is neither too cold nor too hot and the surface is fantastic as well.
“Frankly speaking, I had expected myself to be a bit rusty as it’s my first game of the season. But, surprisingly, I hit the ball as fluently as ever.”
In the final match, Djokovic will take on Nicolas Almagro of Spain. Almagro made his way into the final by defeating the Serbian no. 2 Janko Tipsarevic by 2-6, 7-6(7/3), 6-2.