Djokovic rolls, Wawrinka bounced from French Open

Novak Djokovic overpowered Rogerio Dutra Silva in straight sets to move into the second round of the French Open on Monday.

Djokovic, the 12-time grand slam winner, eased past the Brazilian opponent, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, but did not always look comfortable doing it.

"Experience helps," Djokovic said. "Especially in the early rounds. I've played many times here. I'm still a bit rusty on the court. I need to get some things to a higher level."

Djokovic is returning from a hiatus prompted by an elbow injury and is seeded 20th at Roland Garros.

"You don't get to feel always your best but at the end of the day you try to get the best out of it."

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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia lifts the trophy following his victory during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray (L) of United Kingdom and Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia pose before the men's single final match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France on June 05, 2016. (Photo by Emine Urer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray during their men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / Thomas SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain hits a forehand during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain looks on during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Great Britain's Andy Murray during their men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio attends Day Fifteen, Men single's Final of the 2016 French Tennis Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Rindoff Petroff/Hekimian/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a forehand during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic speaks to the referee during his men's final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray during the men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain serves during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray during their men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a backhand during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
People attend the men's final match between Britain's Andy Murray and Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / Thomas SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Andy Murray of United Kingdom during the men's single final match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France on June 05, 2016. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a forehand during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Actress Hilary Swank attends Day Fifteen, Men single's Final of the 2016 French Tennis Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Rindoff Petroff/Hekimian/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning a point during his men's final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his men's final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates victory during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) shakes hands with Britain's Andy Murray after winning the men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning the men's final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) embraces Britain's Andy Murray after winning the men's final match at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 5, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: A dejected Andy Murray of Great Britain looks on following his defeat during the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates victory with the help of the ball girls during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the trophy following his victory during the Men's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Andy Murray of Great Britain lifts the runners up trophy following the Men's Singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Stan Wawrinka, on the other hand, is out of the Open after a first-round, five-set loss to Guillermo Garcia Lopez of Spain.

Wawrinka needed extended treatment during the first set but battled for almost three-and-a-half-hours before dropping an epic match.

Lopez beat the No. 30-seed Wawrinka 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Wawrinka, who is battling knee issues, failed to consistently land his serve and had 72 unforced errors. The three-time Grand Slam winner finished as runner-up last year.

"I know exactly where I want to be. I won three Grand Slams in my career and I know what it takes to do it. And my goal is to get to my top (level). Sooner or later I will be (there)," Wawrinka said. "My knee is good. I'm happy with that. That's really positive to see, but it's been now a few weeks that I'm feeling great with that sort of injury I did. So that's good. I'm in the right way, and I need to keep pushing."

Later in the day, American Sam Querrey beat countryman Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (6) to advance to Round 2.

--Field Level Media

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