Novak Djokovic was done to persperate by Nicolas Almagro in a initial compare of his Madrid Open counterclaim though eventually overcame a Spaniard 6-1 4-6, 7-5 on Wednesday to strech a third round.
Almagro, ranked 76, pennyless Djokovic in a opening diversion though a universe series dual came behind with a reprisal to win 6 uninterrupted games, finishing a final with a neat dump shot.
The Spaniard, who has never left over a quarter-finals in a grand slam, grew in certainty in a second set, however, with a subsidy of a home support on a Manolo Santana justice and saved dual mangle points before forcing a decider.
An dissapoint looked on a cards when Almagro pennyless Djokovic during a initial try in a third set and marched into a 3-0 lead though a Serb drew on his knowledge to conflict back, violation a 31-year-old twice before portion out for a match.
The Serbian, who recently separate from his long-term manager Marian Vajda, is on a query to recover his best form again forward of a French Open.
Later on Wednesday throng favourite and four-time leader Rafael Nadal enters a contest to face Italy’s Fabio Fognini.
In a third turn of a women’s singles Eugenie Bouchard plays Angelique Kerber of Germany, carrying seen off Maria Sharapova on Monday in a thriller.??
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