Result: Novak Djokovic passes Stanislas Wawrinka test

Novak Djokovic
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Novak Djokovic is through to the Madrid Open quarter-finals with a hard-fought straight-sets victory over Stanislas Wawrinka.

Novak Djokovic has booked his place in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open with a hard-fought victory over Stanislas Wawrinka.

In a tight opening set, world number 26 Wawrinka was able to match Djokovic and force the tie-break.

Both players swapped mini-breaks twice before the Serbian found a third to serve out 7-5.

The world number one took control in the second as two breaks gave him the opportunity to clinch the match.

There was still some fight in Wawrinka as the Swiss broke Djokovic for the first time in the set to give himself a slim chance of a recovery.

However, it only delayed the inevitable as Djokovic served out the match 6-4.

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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,465
3Switzerland Roger Federer6,545
4Serbia Novak Djokovic6,325
5Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,140
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,075
7Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
8Japan Kei Nishikori3,740
9Canada Milos Raonic3,310
10Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,160
11Alexander Zverev3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,805
13Belgium David Goffin2,605
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
15Pablo Carreno Busta2,350
16France Gael Monfils2,275
17Lucas Pouille2,255
18Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,245
19United States Jack Sock2,245
20United States John Isner2,045
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