Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic absolutely enjoyed playing doubles with Novak” djokovic> once again despite losing early at the Cincinnati Masters. Tipsarevic, 35, and 32-year-old Djokovic picked up a first round exit in Cincinnati after losing to No.
2 seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo. 2017 Wimbledon champions Kubot and Melo weren’t fazed by having to play against Djokovic as they beat the wildcard duo 6-2 6-3. Tipsarevic and Djokovic were playing together for the first time since making the semifinal at the Montreal Masters in 2015.
A day after the match, Tipsarevic posted a picture from the match on his Instagram account with a caption: “Not the best day at the office yesterday… But I enjoyed every second of being on the court with this dude.”
Tipsarevic and Djokovic paid the price for missing out on their chances in the first set as they blow three game points in the second game and four game points in the eighth game respectively. Tipsarevic and Djokovic served out their first two service games in the second set before Kubot and Melo claimed the key break in the sixth game after winning the deciding point.