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World number one Novak Djokovic made another display to facilitate American John Isner from the Shanghai Masters round.
As he won 7-5 6-3 against the 16th seed serb Djokovic didnt face a break point.
Last week, defending champion Djokovic, who won the Japan Open, has not dropped a set in seven matches since injury forced him out of the US Open.
He faces Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas or Pole Hubert Hurkacz next.
I am happy with the way I am playing. This is only one of the best serving matches I have played, explained Djokovic, that won 85 percent of his support points.
Before squeezing qualifier Vasek Pospisil, russian seed Daniil Medvedev saved five set points.
Even the US Open runner-up, who obtained the St Petersburg Open a week, earned a 7-6 (9-7) 7-5 victory to expand his record to two defeats in his previous 24 matches.
Those losses came against world number two Rafael Nadal, who isnt currently playing Shanghai, in the US Open last month and the Rogers Cup final in August.
Medvedev, 23 and 10th seed Fabio Fognini, will play with after the beat Russian seed Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-5.
Italian 11th seed Marco Berrettini progressed with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 triumph over Spains Roberto Bautista Agut, boosting his chances to qualify for its season-ending ATP Finals in London next month.
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