World no. 1 Novak Djokovic will battle against Grigor Dimitrov in the 2013 Mutua Madrid Masters second round preview, schedule to start on Tuesday 7th April at 13:20 GMT being played here at the Park Manzanares in Madrid.
25-year-old Novak Djokovic has been playing his first tournament here in Madrid Masters, since winning his last tournament title at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title after beating King of Clay World No. 5 Rafael Nadal in two sets with a 6-2, 7-6. Serbian said he needs to play well in Madrid Masters and Rome Masters before heading into the 2013 French Open championship at Roland Garros. Djokovic has lost last years French Open final to Rafael Nadal.
Both the players are meeting for the third time in their tennis career and Djokovic leads with a 2-0 win loss head-to-head record against Dimitrov. The pair last meet at the 2013 Indian Wells Masters tournament, where Djokovic won the match in two sets with a 7-6, 6-1 score line. As per the predications’, Djokovic is considered as top prospects to clinch victory in second round and reach 2013 Mutua Madrid Masters third round being played here on outdoor clay courts at the Park Manzanares in Madrid.
Grigor Dimitrov has overcome against Javier Marti of Spain in consecutive sets with a 6-2, 6-4 score line in Madrid Masters opening round.