The 2-time French Open champion started slowly but gradually gained momentum to defeat Fucsovics. In his opening match, Djokovic defeated Aleksandar Kovacevic of the United States in three sets, while Fucsovics had eliminated the local player Hugo Grenier.
The first set was closely contested, with Fucsovics playing well despite the strong wind on Philippe Chatrier court. With each player earning a break, the set was decided in a tie-break, where Djokovic showcased his experience and took control of the match.
From that point on, Fucsovics' level dropped significantly, and he lost the second set 6-0 in just 35 minutes. The 22-time Grand Slam champion stepped up his game and capitalized on the three break point opportunities he had.
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The third set followed a similar pattern, as it was evident that Fucsovics was physically fatigued while Djokovic was consistently hitting his shots and excelling in return points. Although Fucsovics managed to break Djokovic's serve when he was down 5-2, it was not enough as he lost his own serve in the following game.
The final score was 7-6(2), 6-0, 6-3 in favor of Novak Djokovic, who advanced to the third round and will face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, a challenging opponent considering their previous encounter at the 2022 Monte-Carlo Open, where the Spanish player emerged victorious