Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was a straight-set
third-round winner Friday at the $2.649 million Rogers Cup tennis event.
The former world No. 1 Serbian star Djokovic handled American Sam Querrey in
75 minutes, 6-4, 6-4, following a rain delay on the hardcourts at Toronto's
Rexall Centre. Querrey titled in Los Angeles two weeks ago.
The reigning Australian Open and U.S. Open champion Djokovic is a two-time
Rogers Cup titlist, including a victory over American Mardy Fish in last
year's finale in Montreal, as this event shifts between Montreal and Toronto
In some other third-round play on Friday, 14th-seeded Frenchman Richard
Gasquet ousted fourth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-2, fifth-seeded Serb
Janko Tipsarevic downed 10th-seeded Croat Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-4, and an 11th-
seeded Fish overcame seventh-seeded Argentine Juan Monaco 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.
Gasquet was the 2006 runner-up here in Toronto.
This sixth of nine ATP Masters events will pay its newest champion $522,550.
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