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French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic overcomes injury concerns to beat Pablo Carreno Busta in quarter-final

Paris: Novak Djokovic said he was feeling okay after overcoming neck and shoulder troubles to defeat Pablo Carreno Busta on Wednesday and set up a French Open semi-final showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas.Djokovic beat Spanish 17th seed Carreno Busta 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the last four of a major for the 38th time as he chases a second French Open and 18th Grand Slam title.However, the world number one required treatment on his upper left arm after dropping his first set of the tournament on a chilly autumn evening in Paris.I definitely didnt feel great coming onto the court today, a few things happened in the warm-up, said Djokovic.I had some neck issues and some shoulder issues.

I dont really want to get too much into it.Im feeling okay, Im still in the tournament so I dont want to reveal too much. As the match went on, I felt better, didnt feel as much pain.The Serb now sits two wins away from becoming the first man in half a century – and only the third in history – to win all four Slams twice.His only defeat in 37 matches this year came to Carreno Busta following his disqualification at the US Open for an angry swipe of a ball which hit a female line judge squarely in the throat.

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