Djokovic may partner Zimonjic in Davis Cup final doubles
Dec 4, 2010, 10:19 GMT
Belgrade - Novak Djokovic may partner Nenad Zimonjic, the world's number three doubles player, in Saturday's Davis Cup final doubles match with France instead of Viktor Troicki as originally planned, local media reported.
The countries are tied at 1-1 after the first day of the five- match final.
Gael Monfils defeated Serb Janko Tipsarevic in the opening match. but Djokovic triumphed over Gilles Simon to level the score.
Djokovic 'saves Serbia' and 'keeps the dream open', headlines in Belgrade newspapers Blic and Press said Saturday.
The daily Politika estimates that, 'realistically,' the overall winner will be decided in Saturday' doubles.
The two singles of the final on Sunday will close the final, pitting Djokovic against Monfils and the second rackets of either team.
France has won the Davis Cup nine times, while Serbia never made it to the finals before. The Balkan team however never lost a match in the heated atmosphere of the 17,000-seat Arena, newspapers point out.
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