Novak Djokovic has reached the semifinals at the Roland Garros for the 12h time in his career, and he will try to do his best to conquer another important final in Paris. The victory against the Russian Karen Khachanov in the quarterfinals also brought him closer to yet another incredible record.
Djokovic is in fact just one step away from the record for Grand Slam semifinals signed by Roger Federer at the Australian Open in 2020. The Swiss legend has played 46 Grand Slam semifinals, the Serbian will play the 45th next Friday on Court Philippe-Chatrier.
This could be yet another record that the Serbian star breaks down the Swiss legend: the next goal could be the Wimbledon titles record Nole said in the on-court interview: "Karen was man of the match for most of the first two sets.
I made a lot of unforced errors, took a long time to get into the match, but then played a perfect tiebreak . From that moment I definitely raised the level. At the end of the fourth set I was a little scared, but I managed to win eight consecutive points and close the match.
I'm happy to have successfully overcome this great challenge. You always have to work hard to get victory in a Grand Slam quarterfinal."
The victory over Kachanov
Djokovic could regain the top of the world rankings in Paris, but he has only one solution to achieve the prestigious goal: the Serbian will have to win Roland Garros for the third time.
Novak Djokovic managed to overturn the match with Karen Khachanov in the most complicated moment of the dispute and defeated his rival with the final score of 6-4, 7-6, 6-2, 6-4. The Serbian didn't even get a chance in reply during the first two sets, but he played an almost perfect tie-break and tied the score with a heavy 7-0.
Djokovic subsequently found a way to also affect Khachanov's servings and began to control the match without too many worries. Finally, Djokovic immediately made up for the counter break suffered in the final stages of the fourth set and closed the accounts on service.
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