The first tennis player in the world won after two hours and 16 minutes.
In the first set, the tennis players were confident in the games on their serves, until the last one, on the 10th, when Djokovic made a break and took the lead in the match.
The first tennis player in the world led in the second set from the beginning, 2: 0 and 4: 1, he kept the advantage until the end and took the lead with 2: 0.
Kudla started the third set well, made a break in the second game, and then took the lead with 3: 0 after the game won on his serve.
Djokovic took away Kudli’s serve in the seventh game, and after winning the game, he equalized to 4: 4. After that, they both won two games on their serves and a tie-break was played.
After two consecutive double service errors by Djokovic, Kudla took the lead with 3: 0, and soon with 4: 1. After that, Djokovic strengthened and turned it around to 5: 4. With the result of 6: 5, he did not use the match ball, but he used the second opportunity, he won the tie-break with 9: 7 and advanced to the eighth finals.
Djokovic will play in the eighth finals against the 20th tennis player in the world, the Chilean Christian Garin, who defeated the Spaniard Pedro Martinez with 6: 4, 6: 3, 4: 6, 6: 4.