Djokovic – Del Potro Live Commentary @ 2012 Olympics

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DJOKOVIC – DEL POTRO 5-7  4-6

5-7  4-6 MATCH DEL POTRO! The Argentine goes 15-30 down, but with some brilliant serves he comes back to take the game and close out the match in great fashion

5-7  4-5 Djokovic fulfills his duty and Delpo will be serving for the match. The crowd is trying to cheer both players up for possibly the last time..

5-7  3-5 The Serb failes to take the break opportunity as Delpo hits a forehand winner. Djoko shows his frustration by shouting out as the Argentine holds and is one game away from victory

5-7  3-4 No problems on serve for Nole, keeps his head up high as the players are heading to the change of ends

5-7  2-4 A couple more games needed for the Argentine to take the bronze medal. The match seems to be slipping away from Djoko, but one can never write him off..

5-7  2-3 Djokovic holds and stays in the match – at least for a while

5-7  1-3 The Argentine confirms the break with a love service game and Djoko knows that unless he comes up with an answer quickly, it could be over in a few minutes..

5-7  1-2 BREAK! Del Potro moves ahead and it is looking very good for him right now.

5-7  1-1 The Argentine levels the score, some big serves helping him on the way

5-7  1-0 Djokovic under pressure again, but averts two break points to give himself the lead in the second set. It’s crucial for him to keep his composure and not allow Delpo to get away from him

5-7 SET DEL POTRO! The Serb creates an opportunity to break back, but fails to capitalize and the Argentine takes the first set after just over an hour

5-6 BREAK! Delpo takes Djoko’s serve and will be serving for the set

5-5 Nole takes a 30-15 lead, but the Argentine holds nerve and the Serb is back on serve

5-4 Another comfortable hold for Djoko. We might be in for a tiebreak shortly..Delpo will have to serve to stay in the set

4-4 Delpo holds to 15. We haven’t seen too many long rallies yet, both players are stepping up right after the serve, not giving each other too much time to recover

4-3 Absolutely incredible – Djoko holds to love again, 16 points in row on serve!

3-3 The Argentine does well to hold and level the score. The sun over court 1 is out again

3-2 (Delpo serving)

Play resumes, it’s advantage Delpo on his serve (he managed to save three break points when 0-40 down)

Covers are off, play to be resumed shortly…

On another rainy day in London,  Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro play for the 2012 London Olympics bronze medal. Their head to head before the match was 4-1 in the Serbian’s favour.

With no breaks of serve, the Serb leads 3-2, without having dropped a single point on his serve. We are currently experiencing rain delay, but the match will be resumed as soon as the drizzle over the All England Club stops.

Stay with us, we will keep you updated.

 

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