13. 01. 2010. ·
World no.3 Novak Djokovic made his 2010 debut on Wednesday with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over world no.18 German Tommy Haas, at the 22nd “AAMI Classic” in Kooyong.
Djokovic needed just 57 minutes to win his first match of the season at the exhibition tournament in a suburb of Melbourne.
Novak was dominant from the beginning. He broke his opponent’s service twice in the first set to take it convincingly 6-2.
The 22-year-old Serb made a crucial break in the eighth game of the second set, and then served it out for 6-3.
Nole played in new outfit, a fantastic blue combination of his new sponsor, the Italian sportswear brand Sergio Tacchini.
Djokovic will next play against world no.9 Fernando Verdasco (ESP) who defeated Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) in straight sets 7-5, 6-1.
Novak and Verdasco have met seven times, the Serb leads 5-2.