The world no. 1 is maintaining his repute, defeating each and everyone of his contenders with ease and steadily moving forward. He defeated Argentinian D Schwartzman in the 1stround 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. In the 2nd round he beat France’s P Mathieu ruthlessly 6-1, 6-3, 6-0. In the 3rd round he crushed S Querrey of USA 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 advancing to the 4th in which he defeated German P Kohlschreiber , seeded 22 with the match ending at 6-1, 7-5, 6-4. In the quarters he had little difficulty against Great Britain’s favourite Andy Murray and defeated him with the set scores of 7-6,6-7,6-2,6-4.