The Serbian star reaches fourth round amid growing fears about durability of his injured left hamstring.
Novak Djokovic enjoyed a rousing reception on a winning return to the Australian Open and Andy Murray rolled back the years to stun Matteo Berrettini in a classic.
The 29-year-old Bulgarian tennis player had been competing in the Adria Tour exhibition tournament in Croatia until he withdrew as he fell ill during the weekend.
Meanwhile, world number one Novak Djokovic defeated Britain’s Kyle Edmund with 7-6(7) 6-1 to reach the Paris Masters quarter finals.
Here are the photos making the news during the past few days. They show Vladimir Putin meeting Narendra Modi, Britain's PM Johnson after suffering a major parliamentary defeat over Brexit, and a joyous Grigor Dimitrov after defeating Roger Federer.
Grigor Dimitrov, 78th-ranked, delivered a stunning upset of Roger Federer in the US Open quarter-finals, fighting back for a 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 triumph over the Swiss star who had beaten him in all seven of their prior meetings.
Rafael Nadal showed no signs of rust as he raced into a 5-0 lead against fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the first set on Court Rainier III, defending his Monte Carlo Masters title with 6-1, 6-1.
As the Spaniard overcame Marin Cilic it was the Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas who was the talking point after he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev in three sets.
Federer, the oldest No1 in history, thrashed ailing Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final.
A dominant performance seemed to cast aside any doubts there may have been about Rafael Nadal's form brought about by last year's injuries.
Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reminded us in 2017 why tennis is basking in an age of sporting wonders. And they could all continue their form into the coming year.
Roger Federer was beaten by David Goffin at ATP World Tour in London. Goffin, the first Belgian to qualify for the season climax, could'nt believe his victory over Federer.
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