Imperious Djokovic notches up 700th career win in Dubai

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia during their men's singles second round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 22, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS) - RTR4MEDL

Johannesburg: World number one Novak Djokovic cruised past Malek Jaziri of Tunisia to register his 700th career win and in the process advanced to the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday.

The Serbian claimed a 6-1, 6-2 win over Jaziri to set up a clash with Spain’s Feliciano Lopez for a spot in the last four, Sport24 reported.

With the win, Djokovic became the third active player after Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to pass the milestone. (ANI)