Djokovic advances at Indian Wells

Shukriya Pakistan

INDIAN WELLS: World number one Novak Djokovic kicked started his bid for a fourth Indian Wells title by beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the WTA and ATP tournament Saturday.

Defending champ Djokovic advances to the third round where he will square off against Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain.

Djokovic is gunning for the 50th singles title of his career which would make him the 12th player in the Open Era to reach that milestone.

He comes into the tournament as the top seed and reigning Australian Open winner, his eighth career major. AFP