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Djokovic into 3rd round at French Open in 3 sets
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France's Jeremy Chardy returns the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
May 28, 2014, 9:31 am

PARIS (AP) Avoiding the sort of surprise this French Open has been producing, second-seeded Novak Djokovic moved into the third round with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 victory over 42nd-ranked Jeremy Chardy.

Owner of six major trophies but never the champion at Roland Garros, Djokovic is trying to become the eighth man to complete a career Grand Slam.

He's been to the semifinals five of the past seven years in Paris, losing to Rafael Nadal in the 2012 final.

Djokovic needed only about 1 1/2 hours to eliminate Chardy and improve to 9-0 against the Frenchman. Djokovic has won all 22 sets they've played.

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