French Open

Djokovic cruises past Chardy

2014-05-28 15:35
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Novak Djokovic (AP Photo)
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.

Results on Wednesday at the French Open, the fourth day of the season's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Second round
Tomas Berdych (CZE x6) bt Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ) 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x27) bt Benot Paire (FRA) 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2
Tommy Robredo (ESP x17) bt Kenny De Schepper (FRA) 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
John Isner (USA x10) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 7-6 (7/4)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x15) 6-0, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Ernests Gulbis (LAT x18) bt Facundo Bagnis (ARG) 6-2, 7-5, 6-0
Dmitry Tursunov (RUS x31) bt Sam Querrey (USA) 6-4, 7-5, 6-1
Roger Federer (SUI x4) bt Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
Milos Raonic (CAN x8) bt Jir Vesel (CZE) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1
Gilles Simon (FRA x29) bt Alejandro Gonzlez (COL) 6-4, 6-0, 6-2
Marcel Granollers (ESP) bt Aleksandr Dolgopolov (UKR x20) 1-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-2
Martin Klizan (SVK) bt Robin Haase (NED) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x13) bt Jurgen Melzer (AUT) 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
Jerzy Janowicz (POL x22) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4
Marin Cilic (CRO x25) bt Tobias Kamke (GER) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
Novak Djokovic (SRB x2) bt Jrmy Chardy (FRA) 6-1, 6-4, 6-2

First round
Steve Johnson (USA) bt Laurent Lokoli (FRA) 4-6, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (7/3), 6-3, 6-3

Women

Second round
Garbie Muguruza (ESP) bt Serena Williams (USA x1) 6-2, 6-2
Anna Karolna Schmiedlov (SVK) bt Venus Williams (USA x29) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Mona Barthel (GER) bt Sabine Lisicki (GER x16) 6-1, 3-0 - retired (wrist)
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x9) bt Tamira Paszek (AUT) 6-3, 6-4
Samantha Stosur (AUS x19) bt Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 6-1, 6-3
Maria Sharapova (RUS x7) bt Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 7-5, 6-2
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x3) bt Karolna Plskov (CZE) 6-3, 6-4
Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS x32) 7-6 (8/6), 6-2
Taylor Townsend (USA) bt Alize Cornet (FRA x20) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Carla Surez (ESP x14) bt Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 7-5, 1-6, 6-4
Johanna Larsson (SWE) bt Flavia Pennetta (ITA x12) 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
Eugnie Bouchard (CAN x18) bt Julia Goerges (GER) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK x31) bt Claire Feuerstein (FRA) 6-1, 6-4
Angelique Kerber (GER x8) bt Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 6-2, 7-5

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