Result: Tommy Robredo scalps Novak Djokovic to move into quarter-finals

Tommy Robredo of Spain reacts after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their fourth round men's singles match on Day Eight of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2013
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Tommy Robredo progresses into the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Open after beating world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

World number one Novak Djokovic has been eliminated from the Cincinnati Open tonight after losing in straights sets to Tommy Robredo.

The Spaniard - a two-time semi-finalist in Cincinnati - downed his Serbian counterpart 7-6 7-5 in one hour and 47 minutes to move into the last eight of the tournament.

The defeat marks a second premature elimination for Djokovic in the space of a week, having suffered a third-round loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Rogers Cup last Thursday.

Nothing could separate the pair tonight as the duo went blow for blow, but Djokovic was one game away from a one-set lead after leading 6-5 in games.

However, Robredo held serve to force a tie-break and went on to beat the top seed 8-6 en route to an early advantage in the best-of-two encounter.

The second set went the same way as neither player could establish any breathing space but, with Robredo leading 6-5, the world number 16 produced a timely break of serve to book his place in the quarters.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates a point against Jeremy Chardy of France during their match on day 5 of the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 21, 2014
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2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
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19United States John Isner2,110
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