Djokovic eases past Haider-Maurer to reach US Open third round

New York, Sep.3 : World number one Novak Djokovic eased past his opponent Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets to reach the third round of the US Open.

The Serbian claimed 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 win over Haider-Maurer. Djokovic will now meet Andreas Seppi of Italy.

Meanwhile, eight-seeded Rafael Nadal also advanced to the next round as he brushed aside Argentine opponent Diego Schwartzman 7-6(7-5), 6-3,7-5 to set up a third round clash with Italy’s Fabio Fognini.