Novak Djokovic and Berdych to the final beating Nadal and Monfils
The final of the Monte Carlo Masters has been defined on Saturday afternoon after Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych won their semifinal matchups against Rafa Nadal and Gael Monfils respectively. Both have achieved the pass to the final winning with relative ease rivals but Djokovic has had to raise its level to overcome the good moments of play that has exhibited Nadal.
The Spaniard tennis player failed in key moments of the game, which has prevented planting more battle to Nole double 6-3 in one hour and 37 minutes. The duel between Berdych and Monfils was settled by fast as the Czech just 68 minutes to defeat the French by 6-1 6-4. The final will start at 14:30 on Sunday and can be followed live on Canal + Sport.
The match between Nadal and Novak Djokovic was highly anticipated as it was a year since the last time that they faced. Both left a game in which there was absolutely bright spots though in mourning global Djokovic was better especially in some important moments. Nadal started the match very good standard and broke serve first Nole . He also assured his with solvency and then came to have a breaking ball stand with 3-0.
Nadal, with problems turning points in recent months, did not take that opportunity and Djokovic was placed with 2-1 and also took a lot of confidence in his game. With the passage of minutes while the Serb dominated Nadal went against defending lot, something that went against this party because I was much more physically worn rival. 3-4 Djokovic got another break and shortly after the set is said.
In the second set Nadal continued trouble it cost to take forwards some of their services. Even so, forced Djokovic to get their best weapons standing with 15-30 when the score was 3-2 in favor of the Nadal. The Serbian reacted with a large parallel and tied to three before he reached the second turning point of the match. 3-3, Nadal sent to 40-0 but made several mistakes that allowed Djokovic match. In a game that seemed comfortable for Rafa was passed to a battle that lasted nearly 12 minutes of Novak Djokovic went to the break and a half left.
From there the Serbian kept playing with confidence and ended up scoring the match. Despite the defeat Rafa left bright moments with parallel strokes and cross, defended as before and forced Djokovic to play a good game but today the Serbian follows a step being ahead of Spanish which should reduce this difference in coming weeks because about Roland Garros.
Djokovic’s opponent in the final will be Tomas Berdych won as comfort to Gael Monfils. The Czech tennis player reached his first final in Monte Carlo making a serious game and taking advantage of the numerous errors that after the 1-1 Monfils yielded seven straight games. A break Berdych in the second was enough to get tickets to the final as Monfils failed to return equal the net.