Novak Djokovic outpaces Malek Jaziri 6-1 6-2 in the 1st round in Dubai on Monday after playing a remarkable match to fight against Philipp Kohlschreiber in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Djokovic started the set in the best possible way after breaking Jaziri in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 5-0. Djokovic reinforced his lead after breaking the Tunisian in the 4th (4-0) game before conquering the set (6-1).

There was a pivotal moment in this set when the Serbian won 5 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.

2nd set.

Novak in this set was too good for Malek and finally he won 6-2 after breaking Jaziri in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

Malek was dominated in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-2 to 6-2).

1st
Djokovic
Jaziri
6-1
6
1
5
1
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Djokovic
Jaziri
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Djokovic scored 58 points vs. Jaziri’s 31 points.

Novak served exceptionally well to win 83% of the points (25/30) behind his first serve, and he won 62% points (8/13) on his second serve. Djokovic was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that he procured (4/8). On the other side, the Tunisian wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

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

Highlights Novak Djokovic vs. Malek Jaziri Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships – Dubai

Next Match H2H: Novak Djokovic vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber – stats

Djokovic will square off with Kohlschreiber in the 2nd round.

This will be the 14th time that Novak Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber square off. The head to head is 11-2 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), 4-1 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Djokovic won 6-3 6-0 in the 3rd round in Rome back in 2019.

Tennis Scores in Dubai

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