Novak Djokovic too good for Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the 3rd round in Melbourne on Friday after playing a good match to square off with Diego Sebastian Schwartzman in the 4th round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Djokovic took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Nishioka in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. That break was crucial for Novak to win the set (6-3) as there were no other breaks.

2nd set.

Djokovic had a racing start in this set after breaking Nishioka in the 1st game (1-0). Novak extended his lead after breaking the Japanese in the 7th (5-2) game before managing to win the set (6-2).

3rd set.

Djokovic had a pretty good kick start of the set after breaking Nishioka in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Novak improved his lead after breaking the Japanese in the 3rd (3-0) game before winning the set (6-2).

There was a pivotal moment in this set when Novak won 4 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.

1st
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
3rd
Djokovic
Nishioka
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Djokovic scored 87 points vs. Nishioka’s 49 points.

Novak served pretty well to win 93% of the points (43/46) behind his first serve, and he won 69% points (11/16) on his second serve. The Serbian struck 17 aces and he committed 2 double faults. The Serbian was effective in converting 83% of the break points that he conquered (5/6). On the other side, the Japanese wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/1). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Djokovic and Nishioka is 2-0 for Novak.

Highlights Novak Djokovic vs. Yoshihito Nishioka Australian Open – Melbourne

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Next Match H2H: Novak Djokovic vs. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman – stats

Djokovic will fight against Sebastian Schwartzman in the 4th round.

This will be the 4th time that Novak Djokovic and Diego Sebastian Schwartzman square off. The head to head is 3-0 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they competed against each other, Djokovic won 6-3 6-72 6-3 in the semifinal in Rome back in 2019.

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