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Third set: Djokovic 3-2, 6-3, 3-6 Nadal* (* denotes server): Now then, an unforced error from Nadal – they’re starting to creep ever so slightly into his game – gives Djokovic two break points. Rafa saves the first with a drop shot that Novak can’t quite get back over the net. Then it’s an ace to get to deuce – he’s hit four this match and they’ve all come at crucial junctures. But a backhand goes long and Djokovic his third chance to break this game. And he takes it!
Third set: *Djokovic 2-2, 6-3, 3-6 Nadal (* denotes server): Novak has a good, long stare at his opponent to start the game before unleashing a serve that Rafa can barely handle. Djokovic holds to love – he made plenty of unforced errors at the start of this match, but has given his opponent virtually nothing since. Each man has won 76 points in this match.