Djokovic in cruise control


Second seed Novak Djokovic eased into the third round at Roland Garros following a routine win on Wednesday.

The defending champion was in a ruthless mood on Court Suzanne Lenglen, moving past Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in a touch over two hours.

Djokovic dropped just one service game and fired 34 winners in a solid display, providing further proof that he is getting back to top form.

Two breaks of serve in the opening set saw the world number two race through the set in just 30 minutes.

In the second, a series of winners from Sousa saw him break Djokovic, but the Serb was quick to counter, going 4-2 up after which he served out the set.

Djokovic turned on the class in the third set, smashing 16 winners and winning the last three games to advance.

Waiting for Djokovic in the third round is Diego Schwartzman, who defeated Stefano Napolitano 6-3, 7-5. 6-2 earlier in the day.

Elsewhere, sixth seed Dominic Thiem survived a tough first set against Italian Simone Bolelli to emerge victorious 7-5, 6-1, 6-3 and continue his fantastic form on clay. 


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