Novak reaches second week of Roland Garros

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 30:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action in his Men's Singles match against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia on day seven of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Two-time French Open runner-up Novak Djokovic beat 19-year-old Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets on Saturday for a spot in the 2015 Roland Garros R4.

The Serbian top seed recorded a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win on Court Philippe-Chatrier to reach the last 16 in Paris for a ninth time.

The world no.1 converted three of his eight break point chances and didn’t face a single break point during the one hour, 49-minute match.

A break in each of the sets was enough for the Belgrade native to improve to a 38-2 record on the season and 45-10 W/L record on Parisian clay.

Nole had some words of encouragement for Kokkinakis: “He has a lot of talent and strength. He has plenty of time to do great things. I hope he does as he has a lot of qualities.”

Match statistics: aces (4-8), double faults (0-3), winners (34-27), unforced errors (12-28), total points won (87-70).

Novak goes on to face no.20 seed Richard Gasquet on Monday (10-1 H2H). The Frenchman eliminated Kevin Anderson (RSA, 15) in four sets 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-4.

Djokovic is looking to win Roland Garros for the first time and become just the eighth man in history to complete the career Grand Slam.

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Novak and the 2015 French Open ballkids

Novak warmed up with the ballkids this morning.

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