Novak Djokovic v Marin Cilic Live
An exciting match is set to take place in the quarterfinal of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships as the top seed Novak Djokovic will face the ninth seeded Croatian Marin Cilic.
This is the second time in a row in the Wimbledon, that the two players are meeting each other in the quarterfinal. Last year, Djokovic found himself in a really exhausting match, but in five sets, he got the victory with 6-1, 3-6, 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-2.
Earlier this year in the Monte Carlo Masters too, Djokovic defeated Cilic in the quarterfinal in straight sets, and took the overall lead of 12-0, in their head to head tally.
The defending champion is coming in this match after surviving a major scare in the fourth round against the South African Kevin Anderson. He had to stage a comeback from two sets down and survive 40 aces, to reach the final eight.
Cilic on the other hand has had an exhausting tournament, considering that two of his matches so far have been five setters one. However, in the fourth round, he overcame the American Denis Kudla in four sets, to reach the quarterfinal for the second time in a row.
We can be sure of having a thrilling encounter at our hands, and Djokovic should win this, seeing that the world no. 1 is in an excellent form.
Posted: 2nd July 2014
The top seed and the current World No. 2 continued his impressive form and looked at his peak against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, thrashing him for the 11th consecutive time after banging a total of 14 aces and improving his career record against the Frenchman.
The match lasted for just under two hours but not before Novak Djokovic showed his metal and there is no doubt, he will be wary of his opponent in the quarterfinal, the big serving Marin Cilic who on the other hand, will be boosted advancing to his first major quarter final since 2012 US Open.
Marin Cilic demolished Jeremy Chardy in quite comprehensive fashion in straight sets in his earlier round. Marin Cilic will be vying to make his first Grand Slam semi-final since 2010 Australian open where he lost to Andy Murray but standing in his way is the man in form, Novak Djokovic who has a 9-0 win record against Marin Cilic and in fact Marin Cilic has only managed 3 sets in their head to head encounters and there is no chance that Marin Cilic wouldn’t be eager to change that.
All in all, looking at the build up, it looks to be quite a match on the cards on maniac Wednesday.
Tags: Wimbledon Championships, Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic, Grand Slam
Posted: 8th July 2015
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