French Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance; Bernard Tomic back on track

May 25, 2016, 08:25 IST | AFP

Paris: World number one Novak Djokovic got his bid for a first French Open title off to a flying start with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 win over Taiwan’s Lu Yen-Hsun yesterday.

Novak Djokovic

The top seed needed only 90 minutes to see off the world number 95. Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal stormed into the second round with a 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 mauling of Australia’s Sam Groth.

Australian star Bernard Tomic put his recent troubles behind him when he picked up a first claycourt win of the season with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over Brian Baker.

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