Back to tennis after a month and a half break, The legend Novak Djokovic (1st ATP) did not need any adaptation to successfully overcome the Argentine Tomás Etcheverry (31st)this Wednesday in second round of the Paris-Bercy Masters 1000in which Daniil Medvedev fell (3rd), who exploded against the spectators.
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Of return to the French capital after winning in Roland Garros his 23rd Grand Slam title, Djokovic did not show any signs of losing rhythmsix weeks after the 24th fell, the US Open conquered in New York.
As the circuit returned to Asia, The 36-year-old Serbian took a break to enjoy his family. Back in the fray, in an 'indoor' tennis shoe that he adores, He dispatched Etcheverry unceremoniouslysurgical at key moments, by 6-3 and 6-2.
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"At the beginning of the match I had some problems finding my rhythm, my tempo, but at the end of the second set I was very good," analyzed Djokovic, whose last appearance on the court was in Spain, in mid-September, leading Serbia to the phase Davis Cup final.
He six-time winner in Bercy (record) will play in the round of 16 against the Dutch Tallon Griekspoor (23rd)who defeated the Spanish Alexander Davidovich (28th) on Tuesday.
On the banks of the Seine, Etcheverry, ninja headband and camouflage gear, seemed ready for combat. And she gave it, until the aggressive rallies were approaching their outcomewhen the higher level appeared that practically only the Serbian reaches.
DjokovicThat the last year was a finalist at Bercy (defeat to Holger Rune), the road is clear In this edition after the eliminations of Carlos Alcaraz (2nd) and Daniil Medvedev (3rd).
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