Belgrade (Serbia) May 29: World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Andrej Martin in three sets by 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 in the semifinal of the Belgrade Open ATP 250 tournament on Friday and will face Alex Molcan in Saturday's final.
Although Martin managed to even the score in the second set, Djokovic stayed up to the task in the decisive moments and easily won the decisive set thanks to fast precise returns.
Molcan, a 23-year-old Slovak edged Federico Delbonis in his semifinal tie by 4-6, 6-4, 6-5 after a three-hour battle, and will fight for the first trophy in his career against Djokovic on Saturday.
Jonathan Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski won the Belgrade Open trophy by defeating Andre Gorranson and Rafael Matos in doubles by 6-4, 6-1.
From May 23 to 29, Belgrade is hosting its second ATP 250 tournament this year, at the Novak Tennis Centre, just a month after the Serbian capital made its long-awaited ATP comeback with the Serbia Open.
Overall, 28 players compete in singles, along with 16 doubles at the Novak Tennis Centre for a prize of 511,000 euros.