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Djokovic downs Chardy again

Novak Djokovic had won all 11 previous matches against Jeremy Chardy and the world No. 3’s perfect run was never in doubt at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday.

The Serbian, who has burst back to form this year, winning Wimbledon and the US Open, broke the Frenchman in the fifth game on way to a 6-3, 7-5 victory.

The 14-time Grand Slam champion missed six months of competition in 2017 and had elbow surgery at the start of this year.

But he has surged back to form and fitness and now has his eye on Rafael Nadal’s No. 1 ranking.

The results:

Second round: Borna Coric bt Bradley Klahn 6-4, 6-2; Matthew Ebden bt Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-7(8), 7-6(4); Nicolas Jarry bt Marin Cilic 2-6, 7-6(6), 7-5; Novak Djokovic bt Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 7-5; Fir
st round: Kyle Edmund bt Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-3; Benoit Paire bt Pablo Carreno-Busta 6-3, 6-4.


  • Djokovic missed six months of competition in 2017 and had elbow surgery at the start of this year

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