Novak Djokovic continues to shine in ATP Cup for Serbia

Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Chile's Christian Garin
Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Chile's Christian Garin

Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect start at the ATP Cup to help Serbia reach the quarter-finals, with the world number two improving to three singles wins and one doubles victory from four matches.

Djokovic, who has yet to drop a set at the tournament, beat Chile's Cristian Garin 6-3 6-3 in Brisbane.

Dusan Lajovic earlier broke Nicolas Jarry three times en route to a 6-2 7-6 (3) win, as the Serb finished the round-robin stage with a 2-1 singles record.

Serbia won Group A on Monday and, despite a loss doubles against Chile, will travel to Sydney to compete in the top eight.

Spain also progressed in Perth after world number one Rafael Nadal beat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (4) 6-4 in a gruelling battle over two hours and eight minutes in Perth.

Nadal's team-mate Roberto Bautista Agut beat Go Soeda 6-2 6-4 as Spain topped Group B and set up a last eight tie in Sydney on Friday.

Poland beat Dominic Thiem's Austria to finish second in Group E, with the world number four losing 6-3 6-4 7-6 (5) to Hubert Hurkacz.

Later, France takes on South Africa in Brisbane, Georgia meet Uruguay in Perth and Marin Cilic's Croatia battle Argentina in Sydney.

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