Novak Djokovic vs Hugo Dellien tennis Olympics 2021 LIVE, Novak Djokovic wins 6-2, 6-2, into 2R

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 24, 2021 08:07 GMT

Novak Djokovic beats Hugo Dellien 6-2, 6-2 to move into the second round


08:07 (GMT)24 JUL 2021

Bye for now, stay tuned on Sportskeeda for other sports and tennis updates. We'll join you tomorrow as Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina open their campaign for India!

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Novak Djokovic is not on tomorrow's schedule (Sunday 25 July). His second-round match against Jan-Lennard Struff will most likely be played on Monday, 26 July.

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Only 6 unforced errors from the Serb's racket. Djokovic, did, however, cough up 17 forced errors against Dellien.

07:58 (GMT)24 JUL 2021

10 groundstroke winners from the Serb proved to be enough against Hugo Dellien today. But those numbers will likely have to improve against Jan-Lennard Struff.

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Novak Djokovic did not lose a point on his second serve all match, winning 14/14. He also did not concede a break point to Hugo Dellien.

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7 ACES in all from Djokovic's racket and remarkably, 3 of those came on the second serve!

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It took the World No. 1 all of 61 minutes today to clinch his win. Djokovic won the second set in just 29 minutes.

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Novak Djokovic's serve and forehand served him well today. But he will hope they fare much better against Struff because the German has punishing shots off both wings.

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Hugo Dellien did start brightly but fizzled out under the heat and steady barrage of shots from Djokovic to ultimately lose in straight sets.

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With that, Novak Djokovic is into the second round of the Olympics 2021, where he will face the dangerous Jan-Lennard Struff.

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GAME, SET, AND MATCH NOVAK DJOKOVIC. He breaks Dellien again, wins 6-2, 6-2.

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Dellien wins a point, 15-30

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0-30 for Djokovic

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0-15 already, Djokovic now 3 points away from the win

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Hugo Dellien to serve to stay in the match and in the singles discipline at the Olympics

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Back to back second serve aces for Novak Djokovic, leads 5-2

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ACE from the Serb makes it 40-0

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Dellien coughs up an error, 30-0 lead for Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic serving to make it 5-2

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Dellien holds to make it 4-2 in the second set.

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40-30 for the Bolivian, he needs to hold now

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30-30 on the Dellien serve

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Dellien looks spent here right now, Djokovic holds and leads 4-1 in the second set

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And a quickfire 40-0 lead for Djokovic

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC BREAKS, leads 3-1 in the second set

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Glorious backhand WINNER from Djokovic, 3 BREAK POINTS for the Serb

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Error from Dellien makes it 0-30. Now then, can Novak Djokovic break in this game.

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WHAT A POINT. Novak Djokovic with some tremendous variety, 0-15 lead for the Serb on the Bolivian's serve

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Novak Djokovic is growing in strength with every game, Dellien needs to hold now as the Serb would want to close out this match sooner rather than later.

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Djokovic holds and leads 2-1 in the second set. 

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Astonishing defense from Djokovic, forces the error from Dellien to make it 40-15

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Novak Djokovic quickly makes it 30-15

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Blistering backhand crosscourt winner from Dellien, 15-15 on the Serb's serve

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Dellien holds, makes it 1 game all in the second set

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Some good returns from the Serb to make it 40-30

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15-15 on Dellien's serve

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A quick hold from Novak Djokovic to lead 1-0 in the second set

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Forehand from Dellien goes long, 15-0 for Djokovic

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Djokovic to serve first in the second set

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The Serb is cooling himself off during the break, applying an ice pack on his neck region

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Novak Djokovic did not have an easy time out there in the opening set as Dellien's forehand kept him busy. But the Serb unleashed a series of top-notch inside in forehands of his own to surge ahead in this match.

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GAME AND FIRST SET Novak Djokovic, leads 6-2

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Glorious forehand WINNER from Djokovic, second SET POINT for the Serb

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Novak Djokovic talking to himself on court. Is it Dellien or the heat or both that has got to him?

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Back to deuce

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Advantage Dellien

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Deuce. Dellien SAVES the SETPOINT with a short inside-out forehand.

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SET POINT for Novak Djokovic at 30-40

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Magnificent shot from Djokovic off the open stance to make it 30-30
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