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Djokovic and Nadal qualified for the third round in Monte Carlo 

Djokovic and Nadal qualified for the third round in Monte Carlo


The world number one Novak Djokovic (Serbia) started the season with a convincing victory on clay courts, after qualifying for the third round of the series "Masters" in Monte Carlo (Monaco) with a prize of € 2,400,000. Djokovic wins for 88 minutes Andreas Seppi (Italy) with 6:1, 6:4.

The Serbian, who is number 1 in the scheme, led with 4:0 in the first set after only 19 minutes.

For Djokovic it was the seventh success in seven games against Seppi. "I havn't played on clay of the" Roland Garros "last year. So I'm happy with my game today" said Djokovic.

In the next round the Serb who is the champion of the the Australian Open this year, will play with Alexander Dolgopolov (Ukraine). Dolgopolov made ​​11 aces in the victory with 6:2, 5:7, 6:1 over Bernard Tomic (Australia).

"He's very talented player. It will be tough match" saidDjokovic on the occasion of his next rival.

The world number two and seven-time champion Rafael Nadal (Spain) also qualified for the third round.

The Spaniard, who seeks to a record eighth consecutive title in the tournament, won with 6:4, 6:3 Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) for 87 minutes.

Nadal won its last title from "Roland Garros" last year, then he lost seven straight finals from Djokovic. For Nadal, it was the 40th victory of the tournament as he has never lost here since 2005.

In the next round the Spaniard will play with Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan).

Kukushkin, who eliminate in qualifications the first rocket of Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov and he ranked for the third round after defeating Filippo Volandri (Italy) with 7:6 (8), 2:6, 6:2.

Tomas Berdych from the Czech Republic, placed sixth, beat Marin Cilic (Croatia) with 7:6 (3), 6:1.

The seventh in the scheme Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) beat Albert Montanes (Spain) with 6:2, 6:3.

In the next round Tipsarevic will play with Gilles Simon (France), which handle Frederico Gil (Portugal) with 6:3, 6:0. No. 8 Nicolas Almagro (Spain) eliminate Poteat Starace (Italy) with 7:6 (3), 6:1.

The French Julien Benneteau eliminate number 15 Juergen Melzer (Austria) with 6:4, 6:3 in the third round and he will play with Andy Murray (Britain). The Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka beat Pablo Anduhar (Spain) with 7:5, 6:3.

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