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Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Canada

Associated Press
Sep 13, 2013 at 09:56pm IST

Belgrade: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic blew past Vasek Pospisil to give Serbia a 1-0 lead over Canada in the Davis Cup semi-finals on Friday.

Djokovic beat Pospisil 6-2, 6-0, 6-4 on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena.

Djokovic, backing up from a four-set defeat to Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final on Monday, won 12 consecutive games midway through Friday's singles and had no problem dispatching the Canadian ranked 41st.

Davis Cup: Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Canada

Djokovic beat Pospisil 6-2, 6-0, 6-4 on an indoor clay court at Belgrade Arena.

Janko Tipsarevic faced Canada's top player, Milos Raonic, in the second singles later.

The winner will face either the Czech Republic or Argentina in the final in November.

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