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Watch: Novak Djokovic threads the needle with laser forehand

Watch: Novak Djokovic threads the needle with laser forehand Photo:

NEW YORK -- Top seed Novak Djokovic had no problems dispatching No. 79 Diego Schwartzman on Monday night, defeating the 22-year-old Argentine 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in his first round at the U.S. Open. Feeling little pressure on his game freed Djokovic up to go for some breathtaking shots, the best of which was this running forehand winner, which he slapped in between the gap of the umpire's chair and the net post for a winner. Easily the shot of the tournament so far.

Watch Djokovic's hot shot below:

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