Djokovic knocked out of Paris Masters
November 1 , 2012
World number two Novak Djokovic was knocked out 0-6 7-6 6-4 by American Sam Querrey in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.
The Serb, who replaces Swiss Roger Federer as the world number one next week, breezed through the first set before he crumbled.
Querrey was trailing 0-2 in the second set but significantly improved after winning his first game of the match.
He will next play Canadian 14th seed Milos Raonic or France's Jeremy Chardy.
Meanwhile, British third seed Andy Murray remained on track for his maiden Masters title of the season with a comprehensive 7-5 6-3 win over French wildcard Paul-Henri Mathieu.
In other matches, France's Richard Gasquet lost his chance to qualify for the World Tour Finals following a 7-6 4-6 6-1 defeat against South African Kevin Anderson.
Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic was still on course for one of the two remaining spots in the eight-man season finale after beating Dutchman Igor Sijsling 6-4 7-6.
Fourth seed David Ferrer beat fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-1 6-3 to set up a third round meeting with Swiss 16th seed Stanislas Wawrinka.
The 11th seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain will face French sixth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after he beat compatriot Albert Ramos in three sets.
Local favorite Michael Llodra defeated 10th seed John Isner's with a 6-4 7-6 victory.