Tennis: Honeymoon over as Djokovic crashes to Tsonga
Published on Aug 8, 2014 12:53 PM
TORONTO, Canada (AFP) - World number one Novak Djokovic slumped to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round of the Toronto Masters on Thursday while Roger Federer advanced with a tight victory.
Newly married Djokovic, who needed almost three hours to get past Gael Monfils in his opening tie this week, looked under-prepared against Tsonga, the powerful French 13th seed.
The Serb was joined on the sidelines by his doubles partner Stan Wawrinka, with the Australian Open winner losing to Kevin Anderson 7-6 (10/8), 7-5.
Wimbledon champion Djokovic finished with 18 unforced errors and dropped serve four times.
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