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Djokovic Powers Past Tsonga In 2008 Aussie Open Final Repeat

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Updated January 17, 2019
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their men’s singles match on day four of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. DAVID GRAY / AFP

 

World number one Novak Djokovic blasted past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Thursday in a repeat of their 2008 Melbourne final, also won by the Serb.

The top seed vanquished his old French foe for the 17th time in 27 tour meetings stretching back 11 years and advances to face Canada’s 25th seed Denis Shapovalov in the third round.

AFP