• 1

Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych to win Monte Carlo title

_82422584_djj.jpg (464×261)


Novak Djokovic beat Tomas Berdych to win his second Monte Carlo title and become the first man to win the opening three Masters events of the season.

The world number one came through 7-5 4-6 6-3 on the clay to extend his winning run in 2015 to 17 matches.

Djokovic, 27, adds Monte Carlo to the Masters titles he won in Indian Wells and Miami last month.

Read more: Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych to win Monte Carlo title

Novak Djokovic to play Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semi-final

_82396299_collage.jpg (464×261)


Novak Djokovic will play Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after both came through contrasting quarter-final matches.

World number one Djokovic overwhelmed US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3 in 65 minutes, winning the first eight games against the eighth seed.

Eight-time Monte Carlo champion Nadal beat David Ferrer 6-4 5-7 6-2 in two hours and 45 minutes.

Read more: Novak Djokovic to play Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semi-final


Maria Sharapova out of Russia's Fed Cup semi-final

_82319937_sharapova_getty.jpg (624×351)


World number two Maria Sharapova has pulled out of Russia's Fed Cup semi-final against Germany this weekend.

The 27-year-old has not played since her shock exit to world number 97 Daria Gavrilova at the Miami Open last month.

"My team and I specially changed my timetable so that I could represent my country in the semi-final," she said.

Read more: Maria Sharapova out of Russia's Fed Cup semi-final



Related Articles