French Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Aleksandar Kovacevic

Djokovic wins first round of French Open against Kovacevic with a score of 6-3, 6-2, 7-6(1)

Djokovic enters match with concerns about fitness due to an elbow injury during the clay season

Kovacevic, ranked 114 in the world, causes Djokovic minor issues but fails to maintain consistency

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Canadian 10th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime loses opening round to Fabio Fognini, citing illness and physical struggles

Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka wins five-set match against Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas

In women's division, Sloane Stephens defeats Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-4, and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins over Linda Fruhvirtova 6-2, 6-2