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Novak Djokovic advances to fourth round of French Open

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates scoring a point against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Djokovic won on his second match point with an easy smash at the net.

After losing a point during the tiebreaker in the second set, the 20th-seeded Djokovic angrily whacked his racket into the clay. He regained his composure and broke the 13th-seeded Bautista Agut’s serve early in the fourth set to take control.

Djokovic improved to 7-1 against Bautista Agut. He will next play another Spanish player, Fernando Verdasco.

Djokovic won the last of his 12 Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros two years ago.