Tennis: Djokovic Saves Five Match Points To Reach Qatar Final

Tennis: Djokovic saves five match points to reach Qatar final

DOHA, Jan 6, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 06th Jan, 2017 ) - Novak Djokovic saved five match points against world number 42 Fernando Verdasco on Friday to reach the Qatar Open final where he could meet world number one Andy Murray. Djokovic won 4-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-3 but was earlier on the brink of a straight sets defeat as he trailed in the second set tie-break. Djokovic is the defending champion and Friday's match was the first time the Serb had even dropped a set in Doha in almost two years. He will play either Murray or the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych in the final. Their semi-final is later on Friday.