Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic overcame the barrier of the first round of the Doha tournament, having beaten Bosman Damir Dzumhur in two sets, – 6/1, 6/2. The match lasted 55 minutes. The first racket of the world, 31-year-old Novak, made four breaks and three aces, mistaken twice when serving. The 26-year-old Dzumhur, who occupies the 47th position in the world classification, did not pass through and made two double mistakes. The Serb increased the lead in the players’ personal meetings – 2: 0. In the second round of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open competition, Djokovic .