The clay courter of the NextGen of tennis, Dominic Thiem has been impeded at the premiere Masters event of the year, the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2019 by the Serbian, Dusan Lajovic. The Austrian dropped his opening serve against Lajovic and consolidating the break of serve, he sprinted to take a 5-0 lead against the Indian Wells 2019 champion, Dominic Thiem. s
Lajovic was determined to bagel out the Roland Garros 2018 finalist, Thiem but the Austrian hamper the World Number 48 from doing it. Later in the opening set, Thiem could retrieve back one of his service breaks and en route to doing so he also saved a set point and displayed some brilliant tennis to push the set score to 3-5. However, the ascendant efforts of the Serb aided him to seize the set 6-3.
In the next set, the six-feet-one-inch tall tennis player, Dominic Thiem was creative with his gameplay and opened the set leading 3-1 by a break. However, Dusan Lajovic avenged for his break of serve with an incredibly placed deep backhand shot.
Dusan held his serve from 0-40 and later, the Serb conquered four games in a row to hold a 5-3 up lead against the Austrian ace. That caused the World Number four, Dominic Thiem to fret around with his racquet as the scoreline signaled the upset of the day on Court des Princes in the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2019. A double fault from Dominic Thiem gave rise to three match points to Dusan Lajovic and the fourth seed fell 6-3, 6-3 out from the Monaco Masters as Lajovic converted his third match point.
On Court Rainier III, Rafael Nadal made wended his way to the quarterfinals at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2019 by defeating the Bulgarian, Grigor Dimitrov. The World Number 28, Dimitrov could grapple against the ‘King of Clay’ in the opening set by avenging for his break of serve earlier in the set and later producing some efficient service holds.
Rafael Nadal conquered is 70th career victory on the Monte Carlo loam with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Dimitrov. Nadal will now take the Argentine, Guido Pella in the quarters. Before Rafa, Novak Djokovic knocked down the American, Taylor Fritz 6-3, 6-0 to set up a quarterfinal clash with Daniil Medvedev.