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Jelena Dokic wins tennis match at Australian Open Melbourne going into the quarters finals

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Novak Djokovic has defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in the quarter final of Men’s tennis singles tournament of London Olympics. Djokovic won the match in the straight sets by 6-1, 7-5. Djokovic, who has been given the second seed in this competition, has secured a place in the final four with this victory. He took just 1 hour and 20 minutes to knock Tsonga out of the competition.

Djokovic played with a lot of aggression right from the start of the match. He got a breakthrough in the second game of the first set to take a 2-0 lead. He held his service in the next game to make the score 3-0. Djokovic again got a breakthrough in the sixth game and won the first set easily by 6-1. However, in the second set, the Serbian superstar didn’t start that well. He lost the first three games and was trailed by 0-3. But, Djokovic showed his class after that and lifted his game. He broke the service of Tsonga in the 11th game and finally, won the set by 7-5.

After the match, Djokovic told the reporters that he is very happy with his performance today. As per Djokovic, Tsonga was playing brilliantly from the baseline, so, it was very important to serve well against him. He said that the conditions were not easy and it was pretty windy out there. Djokovic will play against the local superstar Andy Murray in the semifinal. Murray is in fine form and he thrashed Nicolas Almagro of Spain in the straight sets by 6-4, 6-1 in the quarter final. On being asked about that match, Djokovic said that it would be quite tough to play against Murray infront of his home crowd. He would have to be at his best to beat Murray in the semifinal.