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The six-time champion Novak Djokovic (Serbia) qualified for the third round of the Australian Open Tennis Championship. The undertaker Number 1 Djokovic eliminates the Wild Card Participant Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) with 6:3, 7:5, 6:4 in a repeat of the 2008 tournament final when the Serb first triumphed in MelbournePark `. Tsonga tried to resist, and in long periods it was equivalent, but Djokovic showed his outstanding class at key times.
Djokovic ran first in the match - 3:1 in the first set, but Tsonga immediately made a rebike. There was a new breakthrough for the Serb who then led 5:2 on the road to success in the first set. In the second part he led with 5:3 after a break in the seventh game, but Tsonga equalized for 5:5. The Serb took the Frenchman`s entry in the 11th game and with his serve then closed the second part. In the third set, the world`s No. 1 made a breakthrough and it turned out to be enough.
The next rival of the Serb will be number 25 Denis Shapovalov (Canada) who won against Taro Daniel (Japan) with 6:3, 7:6 (2), 6:3. Alexander Zverev, the fourth in the scheme, got worse, but he managed to win against Jeremy Chardy from France with 7:6 (5), 6:4, 5:7, 6:7 (6), 6:1. The German, who scored 29 aces, missed a match in the tiebreaker of the fourth set, but in the fifth part was unappealing and gave only the game adviced by soccer websites list to his rival.
Zverev will try to pass the third round in Melbourne for the first time in his career in the match against Alex Bolt (Australia). The 26-year-old Bolt, who plays the Wild Card, scored 29 against Gilles Simon (France) with 2:6, 6:4, 4:6, 7:6 at the Grand Slam tournament presentation. Bolt saved 4 matches in the fourth set on the road to victory.
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