Djokovic retires from Lopez clash with eye problem


World number one Novak Djokovic was forced to retire from his quarter-final tie with Feliciano Lopez at the Dubai Tennis Championships because of an eye problem.

Djokovic lost the first set against Lopez 6-3, and decided he could no longer continue after consulting with his medical team.

It is Djokovic's first retirement since 2011, and ends his run of reaching 17 consecutive finals.