Djokovic dominates foe

NOVAK DJOKOVIC lost the opening game of his title defense in the U.S. Open then lost just one more game the rest of the way.

The second seed cruised to the second round with a 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 thrashing of Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in just 73 minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

”It’s important for me to try to be as economical with the time I spend on the court as possible, but obviously not underestimating any opponent,” Djokovic said. ”I played really focused, tried to get to the net, also. It was great, all in all.”

Djokovic won 79 of 114 points, hit seven aces and finished with a 32-10 edge in winners. Noli Cruz

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