Novak Djokovic. (credit: toga)
Can Djokovic win three matches in a row and take down the 2010 French Open? Can Melzer?
Novak Djokovic appears to have a fortunate draw through to the semis of the 2010 French Open as he will face Jurgen Melzer in the quarters. There are no bad players at this point of a Slam and Melzer has done well but Djokovic has so much more experience in late Slam matches that you have to think that Melzer's run is almost certainly over.
The 3rd seeded Djokovic beat American players Robbie Ginepri 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 and looked convincing towards the end of the match, with his only hiccup the second set, where he appeared to lose concentration.
Jurgen, of Austria, will be playing in his first ever Grand Slam quarter-final and for that reason he should be easy pickings for Djokovic, who is priced at +1800 (18/1) with SportingBet to win the tournament outright.
Melzer is a 200/1 outsider to win the tournament even though he is late in the draw but he's very very unlikely to best a field of 8 players that included Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, and Robin Soderling.
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