Novak Djokovic Advances to Monte-Carlo Masters Quarterfinals After Victory Over Lorenzo Musetti

11 Apr, 2024, 8:54 PM ET

Novak Djokovic (1° del global ranking) defeated Lorenzo Musetti (24th) by 7-5 and 6-3 in the round of 16 of the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000, which positions him among the top eight of the competition for the first time since 2019. Now, he will face off against Alex De Miñaur (11th) for a place in the semifinals.

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After the victory, in which he had confrontations with the public, who booed him throughout the match, the world number one used his social networks to leave a provocative message: “I dedicate this victory to the orchestra“.

Furthermore, Nole went through the press conference and referred to the whistles he suffered: “I try to transform it into something that is constructive for me. I don’t look for problems with the public. If they start whistling at me, I’ll play better. It’s not my kind of mentality, but if people start reacting in a certain way that I don’t think I deserve, that I feel isn’t fair or explainable, I will react.”

Djokovic faced the crowd in Monte-Carlo. Getty Images.

Djokovic was down a break at the time they began to fail him. There, he reacted with gestures towards the people present in the stadium, recovered the break in that same game and then managed to win in straight sets.

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2024-04-12 00:54:00
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