French Open: Novak Djokovic Finds a Friend in Ball Boy

While waiting for the rain to subside, Djokovic sat down and had a chat with one of the ball boys during his first round match at the French Open.

updated: May 30, 2014 18:16 IST
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Paris: Novak Djokovic breezed into the second round of the French Open on Monday and even had time for a chat and a drink with a ball boy during a rain delay.

The miserable conditions had little effect on Djokovic who crushed Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. (Wawrinka suffers shocking 1st round exit)

During a brief rain hold-up, the Serb second seed sheltered under an umbrella with the unfazed lad for several minutes midway through the second set and the pair chatted and even shared a drink that Djokovic offered.

"We had a nice chat. He's a tennis player, so I asked him how long he's playing, and, you know, how he's enjoying his time as a ball kid," said the world number two. (Nadal bags 60th win in French Open)

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