Djokovic to face Gasquet in Rogers Cup final

Aug 13, 2012, 09:49 IST | PA Sport

Defending champion Novak Djokovic will face Richard Gasquet in the final of the ATP Rogers Cup after both players enjoyed straight-sets victories in Toronto on Saturday

Top seed and world number two Djokovic overcame Janko Tipsarevic 6-4 6-1, breaking his fellow Serbian in game 10 of the first set and then cruising through the second. Frenchman Gasquet, seeded 14, advanced with a 7-6 (7/3) 6-3 triumph over American eighth seed John Isner.

Novak Djokovic hits a forehand in Toronto on Saturday. PIC/AFP

The world number 21 said on “The key of the match was to return well, and I did it. I tried to return all the time to make him play. Then I like to defend. But of course I had to do a big tie-break, and I did it. I played incredible in the tie-break and then I felt well.” Gasquet on Sunday will be aiming to clinch his first title in Toronto.

Go to top