A near flawless Novak Djokovic crushed Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3 to set up a blockbuster Monte Carlo Masters semi-final with claycourt king Rafa Nadal, who came through a testing workout by David Ferrer on Friday.
Simply being back on the tennis court in competitive mode was a victory for U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic on Saturday, though he was ousted by Argentina`s Juan Monaco in the BNP Paribas Open second round.
US Open champion Marin Cilic, who has yet to play this season due to injury, is set to miss this week`s Davis Cup World Group first round match between Croatia and Serbia, coach Zeljko Krajan said Tuesday.
US Open champion Marin Cilic, who has yet to play this season due to injury, was named Tuesday in the Croatia Davis Cup team for next month`s match against Serbia which will be led by world number one Novak Djokovic.
After an eventful last year, one can expect men’s tennis in 2015 to be more entertaining and thrilling. Last season was quite exciting, where on one hand, we found two new Grand Slam champions in Stanislas Wawrinka (Australian Open) and Marin Cilic (US Open), on the other, we witnessed big names like Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray struggling with fitness and form. If, ageing legend of the game, Roger Federer showed signs of resurgence, then, the world number one Novak Djokovic, somehow, couldn’t manage to justify his world number one tag.