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BC-TEN--Madrid Open

May 9, 2019
Novak Djokovic eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals by beating Jeremy Chardy in straight sets. Djokovic dominated the first set and won the final four points of the tiebreaker to close out the match in the Magic Box. The top-ranked Djokovic will next face Marin Cilic.

MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals by beating Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Thursday.

Djokovic dominated the first set and won the final four points of the tiebreaker in the Magic Box.

He racked up a 13th consecutive win over Chardy, all in straight sets.

The top-ranked Djokovic will next face Marin Cilic, who came from behind to beat Laslo Djere 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Djokovic is seeking his second title of the season, and third in Madrid. He began the year by winning the Australian Open.

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