Novak Djokovic topples Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 in the 2nd round in Cincinnati on Tuesday. Djokovic will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Pablo Carreno-Busta in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Querrey had a head start at the beginning of the set to break Djokovic in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, Djokovic managed to stage a good comeback to break Querrey in the 6th (3-3) gamein the 12th game before winning the set (7-5) after breaking his opponent in the last game.

2nd set.

Novak won the set after he broke the American in the 4th (3-1) and in the 6th (5-1) game. That break was the key and it was sufficient for the Serbian to conquer the set as he didn’t concede his serve during the rest of the set.

The American was completely wiped out in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-1 to 6-1).

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Serbian scored 74 points vs. Querrey’s 53 points.

Djokovic served exceptionally well to win 84% of the points (31/37) behind his first serve, and he won 50% points (13/26) on his second serve. Djokovic fired 15 aces and he committed 5 double faults. Djokovic was pretty focused in converting 57% of the break points that he procured (4/7). On the other side, Querrey was far from perfect in converting his break points as he converted only 20% of his break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this encounter, the head to head between Djokovic and Querrey is 9-2 for Novak.

Highlights Novak Djokovic vs. Sam Querrey Western & Southern Open – Cincinnati

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

Next Match: Novak Djokovic vs. Pablo Carreno-Busta – H2H and stats

Djokovic will face Carreno-Busta in the 3rd round.

This will be the 3rd time that Novak Djokovic and Pablo Carreno-Busta face off. The head to head is 2-0 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Djokovic won 6-2 4-6 6-4 in the 3rd round in Monte Carlo back in 2017.

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