Novak begins sturdy in Astana – Novak Djokovic

Fourth seed Novak Djokovic began his quest for a fourth tour-level title of the season in type on Wednesday, beating world no.81 Cristian Garin 6-1, 6-1 to achieve the second spherical on the Astana Open.

Recent from capturing his 89th profession title in Tel Aviv on Sunday, Novak maintained his outstanding stage in a near-perfect efficiency on his debut in Astana, Kazakhstan. The 35-year-old Belgrade native was in management from the start, discovering consistency and accuracy together with his groundstrokes to maintain Garin beneath stress as he capitalised on 5 from eight break factors en-route to growing his ATP H2H sequence lead towards the Chilean to 3-0.

“From the begin to the top, it was an incredible efficiency,” stated Djokovic. “Enjoying in a brand new match, completely different circumstances, the primary match is rarely straightforward. You wish to see how you’ll adapt, however I did it completely, actually, performed in addition to I can. I simply made him work and used each alternative that was introduced to me.”

Match statistics: aces (4-1), double faults (0-0), winners (19-5), unforced errors (11-15), complete factors received (54-25).

For a spot within the quarter-finals, Novak will meet Thirty fourth-ranked Botic Van De Zandschulp (NED). Will probably be their first profession encounter.

The Serbian star is making his debut on the ATP 500 occasion as a wild card entry.

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