Djokovic aces Struff test to reach the round of 16 at the Olympic Games

Djokovic aces Struff test to reach the round of 16 at the Olympic Games

Djokovic aces Struff test to reach the round of 16 at the Olympic Games

Serbian Novak Djokovic returns a shot to German Jan-Lennard Struff during the men’s second-round tennis match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 26, 2021 (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) .

Novak Djokovic reached the third round of the Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament on Monday after a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany.

Djokovic hit 14 aces and made just four unforced errors while staying on track to a Golden Grand Slam.

The world number one aims to become the first man to win the Big Four and the Olympics in the same season, a feat accomplished by Steffi Graf in 1988.

Djokovic has captured titles at the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon this year, and is the clear favorite for gold in Japan.

The Serbian, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, will play Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for a place in the quarterfinals.

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Djokovic aces Struff test to reach the round of 16 at the Olympic Games

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