French Open: Novak Djokovic Races Into Third Round

Novak Djokovic, who is chasing his first French Open, thrashed France's Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round.

updated: May 28, 2014 19:05 IST
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Paris: Second seed Novak Djokovic cruised into the French Open third round on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over France's Jeremy Chardy.

It was Djokovic's ninth win in nine meetings against the world number 42 who has never taken a set off the Serb.

Djokovic, the 2012 runner-up who needs a French Open title to complete a career Grand Slam, next faces either 25th seeded Croat Marin Cilic or Germany's Tobias Kamke.

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