Novak Djokovic wins first singles Match in the US since 2021

Swiatek Rolls at Western and Southern Open

Djokovic won the first set 6-4, then two points into the second set

Fokina huched over in pain following his return and ended the match after 46 minutes

Beating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Wednesday in the western and Southern Open after the Spaniard retired early i the second set with a lower back injury.

"Kind of a mixed emotions tonight" Djokovic said "Really like Alejandro.

Get along really well off the court. We train with each other while in Spain.He told me ha has a lower back issue that appeared yeasterday. It's unfortunate.