World No. 1 tennis participant, Novak Djokovic says he hopes to “have some nice video games with the sort of efficiency” after his victory within the First Spherical within the Australian Open on Monday in opposition to Jérémy Chardy.
Djokovic started his Australian Open title protection by dropping simply six video games in a dominant victory over France’s Chardy in Melbourne.
The Serbian first place went to a 6-3 6-1 6-2 victory to increase his 100% victory report in opposition to Chardy to 14 video games.
There appeared little hazard that Djokovic would endure a crash on Monday as soon as the draw was made – and so it was tried.
Chardy had by no means received a set in opposition to the 17-year-old Grand Slam champion and it was one other humiliating expertise for the 33-year-old.
Djokovic, who’s aiming for a ninth report title at Melbourne Park, performed cleanly and confidently in a unilateral victory at Rod Laver Enviornment.
“It’s an ongoing love story on this court docket between me and the Rod Laver Enviornment,” mentioned No. 1 seed.
“Hopefully I can have some nice video games with the sort of present.
“Clearly I wished to start out effectively tonight.
“First match, night time session, very particular, undoubtedly some of the particular courts of the tennis court docket on the planet.
“It’s undoubtedly my most profitable court docket and my favourite court docket.
“Through the years, I’ve been very lucky to have numerous success on this court docket, some nice recollections.
“I’m actually comfortable that we’re free and we play tennis and I’m actually comfortable to be again in Australia.
“It is a comfortable place for us and the Comfortable Slam.”
On Monday morning, 30,000 individuals flocked to Melbourne Park to participate within the first day of the Australian Open.
It’s the largest occasion to be held in Australia because the COVID-19 pandemic started.
Over the subsequent 13 days, about 390,000 individuals – about half of the standard capability – are anticipated to take their seats within the stands.
Almost 1,000 worldwide tennis gamers and assist workers have spent at the very least 14 days in quarantine for the potential for enjoying.
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