After being humbled by Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open on Saturday, Djokovic appears to now be much closer to the player who held all four Grand Slam titles midway through 2016 as he looks to mount a challenge not only for his fifth title in Rome but also his second in Paris.
The Spaniard was too strong and too clever for Jack Sock, winning 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals.
However, he regained his composure and found a way through and will now face either Kei Nishikori or Juan Martin del Potro in the quarter-finals, with several high-profile stars already into the last-eight. "But I ll keep fighting".
The 27-year-old started the match in positive fashion with a break in the opening game but handed that advantage straight back in the next before the pair shared the following 10 games to take the set into a tie-break.
"I went out there with the belief that if I played well and executed my game plan that I could walk off that court with a win", said Isner. "I think I played very well, was very aggressive from the baseline".
Meanwhile, unseeded American John Isner battled into the Rome Masters semis with a 7-6 (7/3), 2-6, 7-6 (7/2) win over Croatian sixth seed Marin Cilic.
Murray's best performance was winning the Dubai title in February, but he looks to be struggling to replicate the blistering displays that carried him to the number one spot at the end of past year.
Nadal's quarterfinal opponent will be eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem, who saved three match points to beat American Sam Querrey 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7).
In the women s tournament, Venus Williams overcame determined Briton Johanna Konta to win their third-round clash 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.
Zverev, the 16th seed who is the youngest player in the ATP top 50, will meet the victor of the clash between Tomas Berdych and Milos Raonic, to be played later Thursday.
Djokovic recently broke off his association with his coaching staff, playing in Madrid accompanied on the bench by his brother, Marko, and he said on Monday that he has not yet decided who will be his next coach.
Russian Federation s Svetlana Kuznetsova, the seventh seed, suffered a 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 defeat to Australian qualifier Daria Gavrilova.
Linkevičius said his government "issued visas to two people from Chechnya who were persecuted due to their sexual orientation". In April, the world was shocked at the revelation of "concentration camps" for LGBT people in Chechnya.
Profit margin per dual fuel household customer - a key measure in the industry - was around 6.9% against 6.2% the previous year. SSE's board of directors recommended a 2.1% in full-year dividend payments to shareholders.
He said the council is exploring many different avenues to proceed and "clearly sanctions are a way to go", but also diplomacy. Haley noted that this weekend's missile came within 60 miles of Russia's border and said Russian Federation is "all wrong".
Many of our neighbors oppose the program as it allows law enforcement to stop and question people based on just their appearance. Critics have faulted Clarke for his management of a Milwaukee County jail where a mentally ill man died in 2016 of dehydration.
Differences over Syria policy have caused friction with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Washington. Erdogan said he warned Trump that Turkey would combat YPG if the group posed any security threat.
The FDA said the "stick" tests by Magellan can still be used, as can other test methods offered by some laboratories. The letter went on to urge that the tests "should not be submitted to the CT DPH for disease reporting purposes".
The total number claiming benefits fell by 22,000 to 1,898,000, also a third straight drop its lowest point since November 1988. The four-week moving average of initial claims, which evens out weekly volatility, decreased last week to 240,750.
Choi, who won the 2011 Players Championship and was all too happy to provide his countryman some tips about his experience. He earned a card at age 17, but he could not become a tour member until he turned 18 the following June.
A challenge was issued for a six-woman tag team match at Backlash , so Shane McMahon is here to host an official contract signing. The No. 1 contenders to the United States and WWE Championships collide just days before their title matches at WWE Backlash .
General Motors said the move was prompted by last year's 21 percent drop in sales when the company sold 25,823 vehicles. GM India started its Indian journey in 1996 and now offers products under the Chevrolet brand in the country.
While attending the forum, Suu Kyi met separately with prime ministers from Switzerland, Sri Lanka , Poland and Mongolia. China has signed Belt and Road-related agreements with 68 countries and worldwide organisations.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Posted gains of 0.77% in the Last Trade
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 10,507,127 shares of the company's stock, valued at $756,408,072.73. Abbott Laboratories (ABT) have shown a high EPS growth of 0.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -58.60% yoy.
Five Men's Golf Programs Remain in Pursuit of National Title
Penn State will compete in the NCAA championships at Richard Harvest Farms - hosted by Northern Illinois - from May 26-31. UNLV claimed the team title at the Kampen Course at Purdue, shooting a eight-over 872 to beat Auburn by three strokes.
UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national
The circumstances of Jadhav's arrest remain disputed, Judge Abraham said while reading out the world court's verdict. Qureshi said that India owns Jadhav as its national and that there should be no interference on Pakistani soil.
OnePlus is partnering with DxOmark
DxO is best known for creating the photography benchmark DxoMark against which all smartphone cameras are measured. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that OnePlus is planning a dual-lens camera for the OnePlus 5.
ICJ to pronounce verdict on Jadhav death sentence
International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its verdict today, ruling in favour of India in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Indian lawyers argued that the restrictions amounted to a breach of the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win
On Tuesday night, the official 2017 NBA Draft order was revealed in NY and the second-likeliest scenario unfolded for the Knicks . After the lottery ended, Pierce wrote on twitter: "And look what I leave behind for the Celts on my way out #1 pick".
Surprise! Five Guys Is Now America's Favorite Burger Chain
At In-N-Out, you can order burgers, shakes, fries and grilled cheeses, with Five Guys also adding hot dogs and BLTs to their menu. Five Guys began expanding beyond the Washington D.C. area in 2003 and came to Fresno's River Park in 2010.
State unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent in April
Metro area data released Thursday show Columbus adding 800 jobs since April of a year ago , with the local job total at 121,100. The 37,400-strong jump in jobs boosted the Australian dollar AUD=D4 which rose a third of a USA cent to a two-week high.
Eagles sign RB Blount to one-year deal
Behind David Johnson , the Cardinals only have Kerwynn Williams, 2016 undrafted rookie Elijhaa Penny, fifth-round pick T.J. Well, it's basically the same logic I just used predicting Blount scoring under 10 rushing touchdowns in 2017.