Rafael Nadal News
Win without emotion for Rafael Nadal in the optimal Monte Carlo. The Spaniard played immensely against Karen Khachanov, who defeated him 6-3, 6-2. The 38th place in the world, the 21-year-old Russian had no chance in front of a strong and precise opponent. But it will not be a quarter-finals Nadal – Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic eliminated
Under the eyes of Prince Albert of Monaco, Serbian Novak Djokovic succumbed in three sets to Dominic Thiem after more than two and a half hours of fighting. The former world leader, however, has shown that he is close to the form he has consecrated. He won the first set although he was driven by 0-3, and the Austrian had three sets of balls. Thiem then left no chance for the opponent – with two breaks in the next two sets, the world’s 7th ranked 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 and awaiting the duel with Nadal.