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Djokovic advances without trembling to the second round of Paris

Djokovic advances without trembling to the second round of Paris

The Serbian Novak Djokovic, world number 1, did not tremble to overcome the first round of Roland Garros against the Polish Hubert Hurkacz, whom he defeated 6-4, 6-2 and 6-2 in just over an hour and a half of the game .

The 2016 winner, who seeks to chain the big four, asked the organizers to advance his debut one day, which under normal conditions should have taken place tomorrow, to enjoy an additional day of rest after his debut.

«I am very happy with my game today. In a tournament like this you have to know how to find the balance between training sessions and games. I have great ambitions in this tournament, but for now I have to focus on the next match, ”said the Serb.

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A more difficult premiere was predicted for number 1 in the ranking. Hurkacz came with the vitola of having beaten Thiem, Nishikori, Pouille and Shapovalov this season and, although clay is not his favorite surface, the world number 43 had reached the eighth in Madrid.

Djokovic’s next rival will be the Swiss Henri Laaksonen, rescued from the qualifying round, who defeated Spanish Pedro Martínez, also classified, in the first round, 6-1, 6-0, 7-6 (4). EFE

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