Novak Djokovic gets the better of John Isner 7-5 6-3 in the 3rd round in Shanghai on Thursday. Djokovic will face Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Djokovic conquered in the 12th game (7-5).

2nd set.

Djokovic had a favorable start in this set after breaking Isner in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. That break turned to be decisive for the Serbian to win the set (6-3) as no one dropped a serve anymore.

1st
Djokovic
Isner
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Djokovic
Isner
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Serbian scored 68 points vs. Isner’s 47 points.

Novak served very well to win 88% of the points (36/41) behind his first serve, and he won 73% points (8/11) on his second serve. Novak was absolutely great in converting all the break points (2/2). On the other side, Isner wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this match, the head to head between Djokovic and Isner is 10-2 for Novak.

Highlights Novak Djokovic vs. John Isner Shanghai Rolex Masters – Shanghai

Next Match: Novak Djokovic vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas – stats

Djokovic will come up against Tsitsipas in the quarter.

This will be the 3rd time that Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas face off. The head to head is 1-1 for Djokovic and Tsitsipas (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Djokovic won 6-3 6-4 in the final in Madrid back in May 2019.

Tennis Scores in Shanghai

Upcoming matches

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