Injured Djokovic Leads Serbia Past U.S.

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Reuters
World number one Novak Djokovic overcame an early ankle injury to lift Serbia to a Davis Cup quarter-finals victory over the United States with a comprehensive 7-5 6-7 6-1 6-0 victory over Sam Querrey on Sunday.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame an early ankle injury to lift Serbia to a Davis Cup quarter-finals victory over the United States with a comprehensive 7-5 6-7 6-1 6-0 victory over Sam Querrey on Sunday.

"It's very strong emotion when you play for your country. I guess that's the biggest reason why I kept playing," Djokovic told reporters. "It meant a lot to me personally and the whole team and the nation, and we are very glad to be in semi-finals again."

Serbia won the tie 3-1, with Djokovic grabbing two of those victories.