Novak Djokovic started his quest for a third French Open title with a resounding victory in the first round.

He toppled Aleksandar Kovacevic in straight sets 6-3 6-2 7-6 to begin his journey in professional, tidy fashion.

The 36-year-old faces a stern test in the second round, but remains the overwhelming favourite to progress further.

Djokovic has fallen to No.3 in the world due to not appearing in several big tournaments this year, but he remains a major threat for anyone daring to fill the Rafael Nadal-shaped void.

The Serbian star is on a collision course with Carlos Alcaraz prior to the final after the pair were placed in the same half of the draw. The winner of their hypothetical clash will surely be favourite to conquer in Paris. brings you up to speed with Novak Djokovic's next match on the ATP Tour.

When is Novak Djokovic playing at the Miami Open 2023?

Novak Djokovic's next match is against Marton Fucsovics (World No.73) in the second round of the French Open.

They will face each other on Wednesday 31st May 2023 at approximately 7:15pm UK time.

Novak Djokovic results at Miami Open 2023

Second round – Wednesday 31st May

[3] Novak Djokovic v Marton Fucsovics (from approx. 7:15pm)

First round – Monday 29th May

[3] Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-2 7-6 Aleksandar Kovacevic

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