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Djokovic eases past Chardy to reach fourth round at Wimbledon


Novak Djokovic returns a volley to Jeremy Chardy in a men’s singles match at Wimbledon on Saturday in London.

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LONDON — Even by his own lofty standards, Novak Djokovic put in a Wimbledon performance that was close to perfect.
The top-ranked Serb played near-flawless tennis to reach the fourth round of the grass-court Grand Slam on Saturday, going close to a full match without making an unforced error in dispatching Jeremy Chardy of France 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.
By the time he finally did make a mistake, it was the simplest sort. At 4-1, 40-0 in the third set, Djokovic double-faulted. Until that point, he had lost just three points on his own serve.
It was a temporary glitch, though, as ...

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