Serbian Novak Djokovic overcame his deficit in the first set 2-5 against the unpopular Frenchman Kentan Alice, ranked 64 in the world, before he needed two tie-breaking rounds to beat him 7-6 (7-3) and 7-6 (7-5) today, and reach the quarter-finals. From the Adelaide Australian Tennis Championships.
Djokovic, who returns to participate in the Australian tournaments in preparation for the first major tournament in the Grand Slam scheduled in Melbourne on the 16th of this year after an absence last year because he refused to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and was deported after his arrival on Australian soil, he lost his serve at the beginning of the match and then found himself lagging 2- 5, but he managed to regain his balance to impose a tie and a tie-break, which he won 7-3. The tie remained in the second group, which witnessed a similar scenario to the first, which the Serb ended after a playoff round.
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