The Russian has been on a steady rise since the beginning of the season
Pedro Ros Sogorb
The world number one defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets.
The Serbian continues his uptick after a strong showing in Madrid
Djokovic and Federer advanced on Tuesday while Rafael Nadal is on court today
Reilly Opelka and Felix Auger-Alliassime are among first time entrants who advanced in the first round.
The top players in the ATP and WTA converge on Madrid as Roland Garros lies ahead.