Novak Djokovic reached quarterfinals of Shanghai Masters
SHANGAI – World number two Novak Djokovic advanded to the quarterfinals of the Shangai Masters event after beating Italy’s Fabio Fognini in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday.
Defending champion Djokovic is on a winning streak from Beijing last week, when he delivered a masterful performance to defeat new world number one Rafael Nadal in the final.
Djokovic next faces Gael Monfils of France, who defeated Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 earlier on Thursday.
Djokovic added his eighth win over Monfils in as many chapters of their meeting one another.