Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a backhand return to Spain's Jaume Munar during their men's singles second round match on day four of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on May 30, 2018. / AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON
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Former champion Novak Djokovic reached the French Open third round for the 13th consecutive year by beating Spanish qualifier Jaume Munar 7-6 (1), 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday, while second seed Alexander Zverev came back to win a five-setter with Dusan Lajovic. Djokovic, the 2016 Roland Garros champion and former world No. 1, is seeded 20 this year after struggling to rediscover his best form after returning from a right elbow injury.The Serbian 12-time Grand Slam champion fired 39 winners but 33 unforced errors and was broken three times by Munar, world No. 155 .The 21-year-old, a winner of three Masters titles, is yet to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal and was knocked out in the first round at Roland Garros last year.Eighth seed Petra Kvitova eased into the third round with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Spain's Lara Arruabarrena on Court One.
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