Novak Djokovic edges past Lucas Pouille to reach Japan Open semifinals
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8:10 AM
Showing no-lingering-effects of a shoulder-injury, Novak-Djokovic coasted into the semifinals of the Japan-Open with a straight-sets win over Lucas Pouille. Top-ranked Djokovic, who is attempting to win a title on his tournament debut for the 10th time, needed just 50-minutes at Ariake Colosseum to dispatch the fifth-seeded Pouille 6-1, 6-2 and set-up a semifinal with either Hyeon-Chung or David Goffin, who won in 2017.
Rafael Nadal Hits 400 Clay-Court Match Wins
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:15 AM
Rafael Nadal has become the fourth player in ATP World Tour history to record 400 clay-court match wins after his semi-final victory over David Goffin on Saturday at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. World number one and 16-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal on Saturday achieved this feat by defeating world number 10 David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 in the Barcelona Open Semis.