Novak Djokovic dismissed Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight units, 6-Three 6-Zero, to succeed in the Rome quarter-finals. In a press convention, the Serb mentioned: "I'm very happy with the best way the day went for me. Truly, I like the truth that I didn't play yesterday as a result of I felt like I wanted an additional perhaps day of relaxation and restoration a bit of bit. So it was excellent. I performed each matches simply above an hour. I didn't spend an excessive amount of time. I felt the ball very well. Nothing a lot to say extra. I imply, simply very optimistic total. It's essential, particularly in days like this when you already know if you happen to win the primary match you're going to have a second one later at night time. Circumstances are fully totally different between day and night time. The ball bounces a lot totally different. It's very gradual, very heavy on the courtroom. It was enjoyable to play on the totally different courtroom since you're type of nearer to the group, you’re feeling the ambiance is very nice on the Grandstand. The standard of the courtroom is de facto, actually unhealthy. However, you already know, it’s what it’s. You simply benefit from the expertise of enjoying exterior"
On Nick Kyrgios throwing the chair and leaving the courtroom throughout his match in opposition to Casper Ruud, Djokovic added: "I don't know. I've seen it. I'll let others, officers, resolve that. I’ve no opinion on that", Djokovic concluded.