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Djokovic vs Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 6-3
連續兩天都打將近五小時 等於兩天內打十小時 這未免太累人
Novak Djokovic swept aside rising star Grigor Dimitrov at the French Open
before later learning of the death of his former coach.
剛剛贏得人生的五百勝 & 復仇成功
The world number one powered to a 6-2 6-2 6-3 win in the much-anticipated Saturday evening match at Roland Garros.
He was then told that Jelena Gencic had died, aged 77, and cancelled all post-match commitments because he was too upset.
Gencic had introduced the six-year-old Djokovic to tennis and coached him for five years, having previously worked with Monica Seles and Goran Ivanisevic.
Djokovic is not scheduled to return to action in Paris until Monday, when he will face German 16th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Novak Djokovic's first coach, Jelena Gencic, dies
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Jelena Gencic, who was Novak Djokovic's first coach, has died. She was 76.
Serbia's Tennis Federation says Gencic died Saturday. The cause of death was not given.
Gencic, who represented Yugoslavia at tennis and handball, picked Djokovic as an exceptional talent when she led a tennis camp in Serbia in the 1990s.
"I asked him what he wants to become when he grows up," Gencic told the Associated Press. "Without hesitation, he said: 'The No. 1 player in the world.'"
Top-ranked Djokovic is playing in the French Open, where he is seeded No. 1 and attempting to complete a career Grand Slam.
Djokovic defeated Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in a third-round match Saturday. He was told of his former coach's death after the match.
"Novak Djokovic learned of the death of his first coach, Jelena Gencic, who passed away today in Belgrade," a statement released by French Open officials said. "Clearly affected by this sad news, Novak Djokovic feels unable to give a press conference this evening. He would like to send his apologies to the media."
Novak Djokovic reaches 500-match win plateau at French Open
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic became the sixth active player to win 500 tour-level matches with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 triumph over 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov Saturday in the third round of the French Open.