After his opening match at Roland Garros this year, the No4 seed, nine-time champion, the undisputed master of clay, Rafael Nadal, was asked whether he has ever found his tennis life-and its many trials-boring, hard, tedious.
Djokovic will next face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman, who stopped Stefano Napolitano of Italy 6-3, 7-5, 6-2.
Their match was suspended because of darkness on Tuesday with the 12th-seeded Frenchman trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4. Jabeur won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
Tsonga managed to save three match points, but the 91st-ranked Olivo converted the next one with a forehand cross-court victor to win 6-4 and advance to the second round. It's the French Open.
"Nadal, I don't think he's anxious at all about anyone in this tournament, to be fair", he offered. It's obvious that I can not miss the clay-court tournaments. "I go for walks from my hotel, I walked from Montmartre to Notre Dame".
There were also victories for top-10 seeds Milos Raonic, Dominic Thiem and David Goffin, although with Grigor Dimitrov and Lucas Pouille.
"When I am here in Paris, I am very happy", he said.
"In the first and second rounds, I'm the favourite, but it's sport and nothing is predictable", the 30-year-old said.
But before contemplating their respective accomplishments, each man had a second round match to attend to, with the shock early exits of seeded players including Alexander Zverev (9), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (12) and Jack Sock (14) offering timely reminders that neither Nadal or Djokovic can afford to count their chickens just yet. "So it was crowdy and I really liked it". Olivo converted the next one with a forehand cross-court victor to win 6-4.
The 2017 French Open is the 116th edition of the only Grand Slam tournament played on clay.
Next up for Nadal will be Nikoloz Basilashvili, who reached the third round at Roland Garros for the first time by defeating Viktor Troicki 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6).
Caroline Wozniacki dished out a chastening 6-0, 6-0 thrashing to Canadian qualifier Francoise Abanda in just 52 minutes. "So it was really late", Olivo said. The way I started, as well.
American Venus Williams made it into the third round after a straight-sets win over Kurumi Nara, 6-3, 6-1.
Djokovic looked every bit a champion as he controlled his opponent throughout, with Agassi closely monitoring from courtside, a look of concern occasionally clouding his mien.
He did it with a three-pointer late in the third quarter - the first of a string of three straight from beyond the arc. With the unblemished Warriors waiting, James opted to douse them in accolades rather than cast any barbs.
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His best result at the French Open was reaching the semifinals in 2009, just months before he won his Grand Slam title in NY . Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament.
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It released several photos of both the launch and Jong Un's reaction, none of which, could be independently confirmed or verified. Experts believe the North's new missile is the longest-range weapon ever successfully tested by the isolated nation.
Bob Dole of Kansas, who sat in the audience at the ceremony, thanking Dole for his service in World War II. Moments later, Trump stopped for a young man who wanted to snap a picture of himself with the president.
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The launch makes New Zealand just the 11th country to launch an orbital rocket, but the first from a private facility. Rocket Lab says it will launch as many as 50 rockets per year, but is allowed to launch more than twice that number.
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Newark Liberty International Airport re-opened after an engine caught fire on a San Francisco-bound flight Tuesday night. Flight 1579 from Newark to San Francisco was scheduled to take off when officials said its engine caught fire.
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