Djokovic wins 1st round match at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Third-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia has advanced to the second round of the French Open by defeating Evgeny Korolev of Kazakhstan 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.

A two-time French Open semifinalist, Djokovic took the first set in just 27 minutes without facing a single break point Monday but lost his serve twice in the second.

Djokovic won 85 percent of the points played on his first serve in the third set and broke Korolev twice.

The former Australian champion then took Korolev's serve to get the first game of the fourth and broke again to close out the match.