We noticed you're blocking ads.

Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker.

Questions about why you are seeing this? Contact us

Font Size

- Aa +

Wed 23 Feb 2011 12:35 PM

Font Size

- Aa +

Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai

World's top players in men's tennis in action at the Dubai Open championships that started on Monday

Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic began his bid for a third successive Dubai title with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 win over France's Michael Llodra on Tuesday (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Roger Federer posted an identical score against Indian wildcard Somdev Devvarman as he too shook off the rust in his first match (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Djokovic said "I didn't know how I'm going to start the tournament after three weeks of not playing an official match, so I have to say I'm happy with today" (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
"I think it's always pretty tough starting here in Dubai," Federer, who last won the title in 2007, said (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Somdev Devvarman of India serves to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP Dubai Open tennis match (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
French tennis player Michael Llodra returns the ball to Serbian Novak Djokovic during their game at the Dubai Open Championship (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Seventh seeded Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis lasted only 23 minutes against Kazak Andrey Golubev, losing the first four games before retiring with illness (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
French tennis player Michael Llodra returns the ball to Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic during their match at the Dubai Open Championship (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Gilles Simon of France returns to Russia's Mikhail Youzhny during their ATP Dubai Open tennis match (Getty Images)
Easy wins for Djokovic, Federer in Dubai
Russia's Mikhail Youzhny returns to Gilles Simon of France during their ATP Dubai Open tennis match (Getty Images)