Paris: World number one Novak Djokovic, bidding to win a first French Open and become just the eighth man to complete a career Grand Slam, beat David Goffin of Belgium 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the second round. (For latest on French Open, click here)
The top-seeded Serb will face Guido Pella of Argentina for a place in the last 32.
"Thanks to all the fans for waiting. It was a good match, David is a good player and has a lot of talent," said Djokovic.