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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round at Wimbledon, defeating Czech Adam Pavlasek 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday. The 22-year-old Pavlasek conceded his serve seven times against former World No. 1 in the match that lasted an hour and 34 minutes.

The three-time Wimbledon champion is now set to play against the winner between Latvian Ernests Gulbis who beat the no. 29 seed Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (3).

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Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic on Saturday defeated France's Gael Monfils to clinch the Eastbourne International title ahead of Wimbledon, which kicks off in two days. The top-seeded Serb defeated Monfils, who reached his first grass-court final in 13 years, 6-3, 6-4 in an hour and 16 minutes. Djokovic's win was just his second of the season, following his January victory in Qatar.

Djokovic shared after his triump, “It was a great week. Obviously it feels right, looking back on the decision-making process and whether or not I should come here, now it feels like it was a good decision. But also a few days ago it felt right because I had a lot of time spent on the court, some good match play. But most of all, I felt very welcomed here by the people. On and off the court I was greeted, I was respected. So, for me, it was just a phenomenal experience that I will definitely take with me to Wimbledon.”

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Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem upset defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open, advancing to the semi-finals where he will face Rafael Nadal. Nadal progressed after fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta retired with an injury on Wednesday.

Seeded sixth in the tournament, 23-year-old Thiem won 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 against Djokovic in two hours and 15 minutes.

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic has defeated Joao Sousa of Portugal in straight sets to enter the third round of the French Open tennis tournament. The second seeded Serbian defeated Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 in 2 hours and 7 minutes here on Wednesday evening.

"Generally I feel better than the first round, so that's exactly what I wanted," the world No. 2 said after the match.

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Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza made flying starts in their respective title defence as they eased into the second round of the men's and women's singles categories respectively of the French Open tennis championships on Monday.

The second-seeded Djokovic of Serbia recorded a convincing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spanish Marcel Granollers in two hours and 27 minutes in front of his new coach Andre Agassi, an eight-time Grand Slam singles winner. Djokovic celebrated his victory by waving along with several ball boys at the centre of the Philippe-Chatrier Court.

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic was scheduled to put up a highly-anticipated semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal as they were drawn into the bottom half in men' singles of the 2017 French Open.

Five Chinese girls faced mixed drawing fate here on Friday, 32nd-seeded Zhang Shuai possibly got the chance of beating her previous personal best in Roland Garros, while Wang Qiang and Zheng Saisai had an uphill challenge in the first round.

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Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic and Spanish starlet Garbine Muguruza will begin the defence of their French Open titles against Spaniard Marcel Granollers and Italy's Francesca Schiavone, respectively, according to the draw held on Friday.

If Djokovic reaches the last 16, the world No.2, may face Frenchman Lucas Pouille and in the quarterfinals Austrian Dominic Thiem.

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