World number one returned to winning ways using a straight-set victory against ’s Bernard Tomic to achieve the Open third round.

’s Djokovic, who lost in the third round at n Wells last week, beat Tomic 7-6 (7-2) 6-2.

The 31-year-old is targeting a record seventh title in and faces Argentina’s Federico Delbonis next.

Britain’s Dan Evans plays with ’s Denis Shapovalov later on Saturday.

“I’ve had a lot of court time passed between [my] n Wells loss in singles and now, tonight’s game,” said 15-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic.

“I’ve done what I need to do the job on. Now it’s just a matter of time and energy to construct the momentum and build which game play.”

Elsewhere, Austria’s , who defeat Roger Federer to acquire Indian Wells on Sunday, missing on the’Sunshine Slam’, losing 6-4 64 to Poland’s .


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