And it turned out to be a tensed affair, with Djokovic rallying from one set down to prevail 4-6 7-5 7-5 over the reigning Wimbledon finalist to emerge victorious after battling out for nearly two hours and 30 minutes.
In the second set, Anderson required only one break of serve - in the sixth game - to take the set and take the match into the deciding third set.
It took World No.1 Djokovic two hours and 14 minutes to prevail over sixth-ranked Anderson in the exhibition tourney here on Saturday, where the Serbian strung together three straight titles in 2011-2013, reports Efe.
"OK, I played against Dominic twice and once against Novak", he said of his schedule.
"Being honest, I'm satisfied the way I was playing tennis". "For me, tennis is more of a platform now for other things - for the values that I want to share and the messages that I want to give out to the young generation". "I think we had some nice and exciting rallies". Had a few in-roads in his serve game, but couldn't afford to lose my serve games, added the South African. "I can not thank enough the tournament organization for the understanding", Nadal said, adding that he aims to reach optimum form in time for the Australian Open, which begins on January 14. "If you play bad, even if you are 11 or 35 you will not go deep you know".
Nadal was returning to the court after suffering an injury in October.
"I started about two weeks ago and I am taking small steps forward".
"He is coming back from injury like I am, so we are kind of in the same situation, " said Tsonga, who enters the tournament on an injury-protected ranking.
"For me it's going to be a big challenge and a big ask to stay at such a high level, it's very demanding especially as a family man".
Watch the trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday walked away without saying anything when he was asked by journalists to comment on the film. The Accidental Prime Minister is directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari.
Alderweireld was expected to leave last summer as Spurs looked to cash in on him after he reportedly rejected a long-term deal. That increases the level, the competitive level in the squad and for sure helps to get good results".
Al-Assaf then joined the Council of Ministers and became minister of state until 1996, when he was appointed finance minister. After the reshuffle, Prince Mohammed is set to maintain his political and security posts, including that of defense minster.
They were greeted by North Koreans including Ri Son Gwon, who leads an agency which handles inter-Korean affairs. The two sides wrapped up their joint railway and road inspections for the projects this month.
The explosion is believed to have taken place on the Mariouteya Road, which is a popular street with tourists. The bus was carrying a total of 14 Vietnamese tourists, it added , saying only two of them escaped unharmed.
I was very confident that " Big Boss " is about being you and I would be myself and that's the reason why I have won the show. The Grand Finale of Bigg Boss season 12 was started with a power-packed performance of the host of the show Salman Khan .
It was the second such death this month. "I'm deeply saddened by the death of 8-year-old Felipe Alonzo-Gomez last night in U.S. The boy was released just before 3 p.m., about 90 minutes after he had been found to have a fever of 39.4 C, CBP said .
Now Democratic leaders are adamant that they will not authorize money for the project, calling it wasteful and ineffective. Both chambers of Congress convened for just a few minutes on Thursday, before adjourning until next week.
Samsung Galaxy A50 to house a 4,000mAh battery
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Unpacking Netflix's "Bird Box" Numbers
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Patrick McCaw signs two-year offer sheet with Cavaliers
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UAE to reopen Damascus embassy after 7 years official
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Kyler Murray Won't Rule Out Future In NFL
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CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers
Some reports told of people unable to get gas as card readers shut down at some gas stations, and others of ATM's glitching. From various customer tweets , it appears the embattled Internet service provider first reported an outage at 3:54 a.m.
Putin: Russia ready to deploy hypersonic weapon
In Wednesday's test, the weapon was launched from the Dombarovskiy missile base in the southern Ural Mountains. The missile that carries the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle is the UR-100NUUTKh, an ICBM-class missile.