Wimbledon: Another straight sets victory for Novak Djokovic

Last Updated: 29/06/13 9:09pm

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Novak Djokovic (r) and Jeremy Chardy shake hands at the end of their one-sided match on Centre Court

Novak Djokovic (r) and Jeremy Chardy shake hands at the end of their one-sided match on Centre Court

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Novak Djokovic was at his clinical best as he cruised into the last 16 of the men's singles with a straight sets victory over Jeremy Chardy.

The top seed hardly broke sweat in his 6-3 6-2 6-2 triumph on Centre Court, where the Serb wrapped up an impressive win in just 89 minutes.

Djokovic did not face a single break point on his own serve while breaking Chardy's five times in all during the one-sided contest.

Chardy managed to stave off a match point in the seventh game of the third set but it only delayed the inevitable, as the 2011 champion clinched victory in his next service game.

Djokovic said: "Chardy is a quality player. He won junior Wimbledon.

"He knows how to play on grass but I neutralised his serve and got a very crucial break in the first set.

"After that, I felt much more confident about stepping into the court and everything went my way, really.

"I didn't lose many points on my service games. I did everything I wanted to do.

Fantastic

"I enjoy it very much when everything works well. It is a fantastic

feeling."

Djokovic, who is yet to drop a service game in SW19 this year, now meets German veteran Tommy Haas in the fourth round.

The 35-year-old, No 13 seed, beat Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in four sets.

Also through to next week is No 4 seed David Ferrer, who was taken to five sets by Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine.

The French Open finalist from earlier this month won 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-2) 2-6 6-1 6-2 on Court No 1.

Trailing by two sets to one, Ferrer suddenly found his range by breaking his opponent's serve twice in each of the last two sets.

Ferrer said: Ferrer said: "It was a really hard match, really tough.

"He's a very good player and it's never easy to beat him but I fought. I tried to focus in the bad moments and finally I could win."

The 31-year-old from Valencia, who is seeded to face Djokovic in the semi-finals, takes on world No 49 Croatian Ivan Dodig in round four.

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