The Serbian tennis star defeated the american kvalspelaren Mitchell Krueger, ranked 231:a, with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. The match was over after two hours of play.
Djokovic pitted against much tougher opposition in the next round. Where waiting for the frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who he met in the final of the Australian Open in 2008. Then took Djokovic his first grand slam title. Since then, he has won a further 13, including five in Melbourne.
another of the favorites at the Australian Open, världsfyran Alexander Zverev, also easy to move on.
the German won over Aljaz Bedena, Slovenia, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4.
the 21-year-old finished last year with winning the ATP finals over Novak Djokovic. And he feels ready for new great deeds.
– the Body is close to perfection, "he says in the interview, on the track and explains:
" I've had about 86 injuries and my ankle is still a little swollen. But all the preparation has been perfect.
in Melbourne, the swiss Stan Wawrinka, lost the first set against Ernests Gulbis, but was still the winner after 3-1 in the second set when the austrian gave up with a back injury.
Even the åttondeseedade japanese Kei Nishikori had problems in his match, before he got it given to them because of an injury of the opponent Kamil Majchrzak.
the Pole won the first two sets but then got severe cramps and won only two of the 17 game before he gave up.
"He played incredibly well, and I'm glad that I'm not lost in the day," says Nishikori, who won the rehearsal in Brisbane last week.
three Additional herrspelare gave up in their matches at Melbourne Park.
Serena Williams has started rekordjakten – easy on