On October 6, Beijing time, the 2020 French Open continued the fourth round of men’s singles. The top seed Djokovic defeated the Russian handsome Kachanov 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. He has not lost a set and reached the quarterfinals of French Open men's singles for 11 consecutive years!
Djokovic and Kachanov have played 4 times. Djokovic has the upper hand with 3 wins and 1 loss, including this year's Dubai game. Kachanov's only victory came from the final of the 2018 Paris Masters. The two have never met on red clay.
In the first six rounds of the first set today, both sides will guarantee their serve. Djokovic wasted two break serve opportunities in the sixth game. In the 8th game, the world's first-class opportunity came. After breaking serve, he led 5-3. But in the subsequent serve win, Djokovic broke serve. Fortunately, Djokovic broke serve again in 10 games on the ground and took the lead 6-4.
In the second set, Djokovic broke serve in the fourth game, leading 3-1. In the 7th inning, Djokovic saved 4 breaks from 0-40 behind, leading 5-2. Although the world No. 1 wasted a 40-0 lead and 4 counting opportunities in the eighth game, he quickly cashed in in his serve win and finally went to the next set 6-3.
In the third set, Djokovic broke serve as soon as he came up, leading 2-0. Kachanov didn't give up either, he even took three games to overtake the score. Djokovic stabilized his position. He quickly broke the score after resolving two break points in the sixth game to keep the score open. In the 9th game, Djokovic broke serve again, and finally he won 6-3.