Friday, August 12, 2011

Rogers Cup Semi-Finals Are Now Set: Djokovic and Tsonga To Meet Again

Novak Djokovic played his best match of this year's Rogers Cup today in defeating Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-2.  This sets up a rematch against his Wimbledon semi-final opponent, Jo-Wilifried Tsonga.  If anything, this could be the match of the tournament.

At Wimbledon this year, Djokovic defeated Tsonga in a highly entertaining match 7-6, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3.

Here's a look at one of their best rallies in the match.  Think we could still see this sort of athletic diving on the hard court?

Mardy Fish and Janko Tipsarevic will meet in the other semi-final after Tipsarevic upset Tomas Berdych.

Djokovic, who is now 51-1 this year, could become the first to win a title (on Sunday) in his debut as #1-ranked player in the world since Pete Sampras did it in 1993.  A Rogers

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