First hard-court title of 2022 for Djokovic in Tel Aviv

Serb Novak Djokovic, the top seed, defeated Croat Marin Čilić, the second seed, 6-3, 6-4 to win the Tel Aviv Open title at Expo Tel Aviv on Sunday evening. Djokovic, ranked No 7, beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar (6-0, 6-3), Canadian lucky loser Vasek Pospisil (7-6 (5), 6-3) and Russian Roman Safiullin (6-1, 7-6 (3)) ahead of his victory. In the previous rounds of the Tel Aviv,