The table of the 8th of the Olympic tennis tournament is emerging.
Novak Djokovic, world No. 1, qualified for the third round (round of 16) of the men’s singles tennis tournament. On Monday, the Serbian beat German Jan-Lennard Struff (ATP 48) 6-4, 6-3 in 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Djokovic will meet in the next round the Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ATP 34), winner 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 of the Australian John Millman (ATP 44). The Serb, winner this year of the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon, is aiming for the “Golden Grand Slam”, namely to win the four major tournaments and Olympic gold in the same year. A performance performed only by Steffi Graf in 1988.
In this part of the table, the German Alexander Zverev (ATP 5) was played 6-2, 6-2 against the Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan (ATP 113). His next opponent will be Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (ATP 41), who defeated Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego (ATP 26) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
The Russian Daniil Medvedev, second player in the world, won 6-2, 6-1 against Indian Sumit Nagal (ATP 160). Italian Fabio Fognini (ATP 31), winner 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) of Belarusian Egor Gerasimov (ATP 79), awaits him in the round of 16.