Prime-seeded Novak Djokovic made fast work of Tennys Sandgren on Tuesday, by no means dropping serve en path to a 6-2 6-4 win over the American.
The victory helped him to advance to the quarter-finals of the Western and Southern Open.
The Serbian transformed three of his 9 break level alternatives as he prolonged his win-loss document to 20-0 this 12 months.
All in all it was only a nice efficiency, he stated.
I felt higher and I performed higher than I did final (Monday) night time. All the things goes in the precise path.
Sandgrens hapless plight was summed up throughout an change within the first set.
Having observed that Djokovic was about to hit an overhead smash, Sandgren turned his again to the online to sign he had surrendered the purpose.
Inside a flash, nonetheless, Djokovics thunderbolt smash had knocked the racket out of the People hand.
Whereas a startled Djokovic instantly held up his hand to apologise, a bemused Sandgren leaned over to select up his racket.
Subsequent up for Djokovic is German Jan-Lennard Struff, who outlasted David Goffin 6-4 3-6 6-4 earlier on Tuesday.
The ATP Masters 1000 occasion is being performed at Flushing Meadows in New York as an alternative of Cincinnati as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Edited By: Olawale Alabi) (NAN)