Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic retained the Indian Wells title with an impressive victory over Roger FedererGetty Images

Novak Djokovic will take on David Ferrer in the men's quarter final clash of the 2015 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on Thursday.

Where to watch live

The match starts at 12am BST. Live coverage will be available on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Real-time internet updates and the live streaming link are available on ATP's official website.

Overview

Djokovic won the PNB Paribas last month in Indian Wells and the World No 1 is now looking for his second consecutive ATP success, this time in Miami. He is just three wins away from winning the ongoing competition.

The Serbian has won the Miami Open on four occasions overall and three out of them have come in the last four years. He is the defending champion and is on the course to win it for the fifth time this year.

David Ferrer
David Ferrer has not dropped a set in the 2015 Miami Open so farGetty Images

Djokovic defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov in the fourth round to seal a berth in the last eight. The 27-year-old was forced to come from behind to win the match 6-7, 7-5, 6-0. So far, he has already dropped two sets and will be looking for a straight set victory on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Ferrer defeated Gilles Simon in straight sets 7-6, 6-0 to make it to the quarter finals. So far, the Spaniard has not dropped a set and he will be keen to continue his impressive performance in the Miami Open when he takes on Djokovic.

Betting odds (888Sport.com)

  • Novak Djokovic to win: 1/10
  • David Ferrer to win: 6

Head-to-head

Djokovic has a comfortable 13-5 lead over Ferrer in their overall meetings. The pair has met in five grand slam events, with Djokovic winning all of them. Djokovic holds a 5-0 lead over Ferrer in the last five meetings between the pair.

Miami Open History

Djokovic has faced Ferrer once in the Miami Open in the 2012 and the Serbian won the clash in straight sets.