The Tennis top seed and world number one player Novak Djokovic reached the last 32 at the French Open with easy wins. Djokovic beat Belgian Steve Darcis in straight sets 7-5, 6-3, and 6-4. It was Djokovic 50th win at Roland Garros. His next match is scheduled against Slovenia-born Briton Aljaz Bedene. The Slovenian beat Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in a thrilling five setter.

Novak Djokovic on track for 12th Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic is trying for his first French Open title, the only Grand Slam that he needs to win to become the 8th player in the history of tennis to win all four major Grand Slams.

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Djokovic, so far, has won 11 Grand Slams. After the match, the world No. 1 said that he was happy to complete the game in three straight sets but was unhappy with the number of unforced errors he made in the match. Djokovic also added that he allowed Steve to come back in every set and had to fight for the set because he lost too many easy games on his serve. Djokovic also added that he is hoping not to continue with it, as the forthcoming games will be tougher. Novak Djokovic, in his press meet, said that he is expecting a tough battle in his next round with Briton.

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Rafael Nadal looking good as usual on his favorite surface

On the other hand, Rafael Nadal, looking for another French Open title win, reached the last 32, beating Facundo Bagnis of Argentina in straight sets. Nadal started slowly, losing the first two games of the first set, but then came back strongly to beat the Argentinean. With this win, Nadal created history by becoming the 8th man to win his 200th game at Rolland Garros.

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Nadal, in his press conference after the match, said that he was happy with the win more than the 200 count.

The French Open, which kick-started earlier this week, is attracting crowds and if things go as expected, the fourth round match between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem will be a cracker of a match.

Williams sisters proceed to the next round

In the women’s section, top seeds and sisters Serena Williams and Venus Williams both reached the next round of the French Open with easy wins.

Serena trying to equal the world record of Steffi Graf with the most Grand Slams counts of 22, won her game quite easily. She now faces Brazilin Teliana Pereira.

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