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Djokovic beats Dellien to begin quest for Olympic gold

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Novak Djokovic (Getty)
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Novak Djokovic launched his pursuit of Olympic gold with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Bolivia's Hugo Dellien in the first round of the Tokyo Games on Saturday.

World number one Djokovic is bidding to become the first man to win a Golden Grand Slam, after victories at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2021.

The Serb, a 2008 Olympic bronze medallist in Beijing, will take on Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in the round of 32 at Ariake Tennis Park.

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