Novak Djokovic (N°1 del ranking ATP) showed all the solvency of his premiere in the Paris Masters 1000. With a good image and high level won 6-3 and 6-2 a Thomas Etcheverry (31°) to enter the third round of the contest
The Serbian has not competed since September 15, the day he defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the Davis Cup. With the certainty that Carlos Alcaraz (2nd) was eliminated, took an important step to establish itself as the leader of the circuit and extend its invitation to a 14-game unbeaten streak.
while Etcheverry met Nole at a high level even though it came without running the circuit. He only had one break chance, at the start of the second set, but he didn’t capitalize on it and it showed in the final score.
It is worth noting that until a few months ago, the one born in La Plata, Argentina, dreamed of facing someone from Belgrade on the ATP Tour. This year, thanks to his performance, he was able to enter the main draws of the Masters 1000 and, during the European tour on clay, that dream came true. In Rome, after defeating Luca Van Assche, he had to meet the Serbian.
In Rome and Paris, Djokovic won in both sets and now maintains a favorable record of 2-0 against the Argentine, who He started the season as the No. 79 in the ranking and managed to climb several positions and has two finals in his pocket: Santiago and Houston.
This game is special in a way for Nole, because He surpassed Rafael Nadal in terms of most official matches played in the Open Era, with a record of 1,289 matches. In the third round in Paris, Djokovic will face Tallon Griekspoor, No. 23 in the ATP ranking, who recently defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina through a double 6-2.