Novak Djokovic ‘able to go deep’ after straight units second-round win over Pablo Cuevas-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Novak Djokovic ‘able to go deep’ after straight units second-round win over Pablo Cuevas-Sports activities Information , Alenz

The 34-year-old, who’s trying to turn out to be the primary man in additional than 50 years to win all 4 majors a number of instances, received 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Court docket Suzanne Lenglen.

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic 'ready to go deep' after straight sets second-round win over Pablo Cuevas

Novak Djokovic celebrates after profitable his French Open second spherical assembly with Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas. AP

Paris: World primary Novak Djokovic stated he was “able to go deep” on the French Open after he continued his bid for a nineteenth Grand Slam title with a straight-sets win over Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas to achieve the third spherical on Thursday.

The 34-year-old, who’s trying to turn out to be the primary man in additional than 50 years to win all 4 majors a number of instances, received 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Court docket Suzanne Lenglen.

“I am taking part in effectively, feeling nice. I am able to go deep on this match,” stated the highest seed after victory in his 350th Grand Slam match.

“Hopefully that is going to be the case, however I am going to take it match by match, and to this point the 2 matches that I’ve performed have been performed on a top quality.”

Djokovic will face Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis for a spot within the second week.

The 2016 Roland Garros champion has received all three of his conferences with Berankis, together with in final yr’s second spherical in Paris.

Cuevas examined Djokovic at instances on Thursday along with his artistic shot-making, however the Serbian star saved eight of 9 break factors and hit 31 winners in a strong show.

“I am happy with the efficiency at the moment, significantly in opposition to I feel an excellent participant, specialist on clay, somebody I’ve by no means confronted earlier than, has acquired a whole lot of spin,” added Djokovic.

Djokovic is seeded to fulfill 13-time winner Rafael Nadal, who he misplaced to within the last final October, within the final 4, and Roger Federer within the quarters.

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