The best Serbian tennis player Novak couldn't place himself in the Masters final in Indian Wells, in a match with Italian Fabia Fonjini.
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and Fonjini stood in the doubles semifinal, with Luke Kubot / Marselo Melo with a 2-1 (7: 6, 2: 6, 10: 6) better Polish-Brazilian couple.
Supporters of Kubot and Melo, the winners of the tournament, took the lead at the start of the meal, but Novak and Fabio managed to return to 5: 5.
The first set stopped and set off well. They started with 4: 1, but the experienced doubles specialist got on the turn, won another seven points and won the first part of the game.
In the second set, Serbs and Italians played much better. They started furiously from the beginning, took a break and immediately increased their advantage to 5: 1.
In the third set, the so-called "Super ta-break", which was played until ten points were won, the box and Fonjini were not saved. Novák did not play well in this part, in other cases it was not, and finally decided on Kubota and Mely.
The winners of this duo in the great Indian Wells final game against the Croatian-Argentine combination of Nikola Maketi and Orasio Sebagos.