Djokovic lines up Dimitrov in 2nd round at Queen's Club

Milos Raonic of Canada plays a return to Yuki Bhambri of India during their singles tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Novak Djokovic won his first match at Queen's Club in eight years when he put away Australian qualifier John Millman 6-2, 6-1

LONDON — Novak Djokovic's first appearance at Queen's Club in eight years was successful when he put away Australian qualifier John Millman 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday.

Djokovic, entered as a wild card, will play second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the second round.

Also, Milos Raonic, runner-up to Roger Federer last week in Stuttgart, won his opener when Indian qualifier Yuki Bhambri retired hurt while trailing 6-1, 3-1.

Djokovic's comeback from right elbow surgery in January has been gathering pace after reaching the Rome semifinals and French Open quarterfinals. He leads Dimitrov 6-1 in career matchups.

Dimitrov, the 2014 Queen's champion, struggled past Damir Dzumhur 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3. Dimitrov saved six of eight break points.

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