Novak Djokovic is now 38-0 this season after thumping Thiemo De Bakker 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 in his first round match at Roland Garros. He was last beaten 40 matches ago in late 2011 by Roger Federer at the world tour finals.
Djokovic turned up to play today. He didn’t need a few games to get going he was focused and sharp from the beginning of the match – an ominous sign for the rest of the field. There were no signs of fatigue and only one minor blip in his concentration. Read more