Monte Carlo Masters: Djokovic dumped out by Goffin

Monte Carlo Masters: Djokovic dumped out by Goffin

World number one Andy Murray, who slumped to a shocking third-round exit in the ongoing Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, has admitted some bad decisions during the match led to his loss against World No.24 Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain.

World No 2 Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Monte Carlo Masters after losing 2-6, 6-3, 5-7 to 10th seed David Goffin in their quarter-final encounter on Friday.

He will face the victor of the match between Rafa Nadal and Diego Schwartzman in the semi-finals.

Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, seemed to be in command when he broke at the start of the third set.

Ramos-Vinolas needed 2 1/2 hours to win, but could have got there faster after leading 5-3 in the tiebreaker - only for Cilic to level the set score with a volley that only just landed in.

The Spaniard, taking part in his fifth clay court tournament this year, will now face the victor of the match between Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and Frenchman Lucas Pouille.

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A quarter-finalist at Wimbledon and the US Open past year, Pouille let an early lead slip in the decider and was staring at defeat when Cuevas moved 5-3 up. He puffed his cheeks in relief.

With the win, Ramos-Vinolas denied Murray, a three-time semi-finalist at the tournament, his 100th clay-court match victory of his career (99-44). He came back strongly and forced Goffin to concede a break point in his first service game.

Djokovic lost serve in the opening game of the contest and struggled to truly hit back, with a second break in the fifth game giving his opponent a strong foothold on the match. Ramos-Vinolas converted 6 chances to take the first and third sets easily, and he could avoid the second set drama as well to cut the match time significantly.

The decider was anyone's guess.

Djokovic gave away two break points early in the second game.

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