MONTE CARLO – Novak Djokovic, by beating Jarkko Nieminen reached the semifinals at Monte Carlo Masters. The first player in the world after the match said that he made considerable progress over the first two duels in the tournament, adding that he expects a tough match against Fabio Fognini in the fight for the final, as SportKlub reports.
Then, he revealed through the social network that he dedicated the triumph to his deceased grandfather. Vlado Djokovic died 19 April last year, while Novak was waiting for the start of the match.
Djokovic last year just before the duel with Alexandr Dolgopolov in the quarterfinals of Monte Carlo learned that his grandfather Vladimir died at 83 age. Novak has decided to play. He fought with emotions, but after a lot of struggle and turnaround he eventually triumphed with 2-1.