Top-ranked Djokovic, who is attempting to win a title on his tournament debut for the 10th time, needed just 50 minutes at Ariake Colosseum to dispatch the fifth-seeded Pouille 6-1, 6-2 and set up a semifinal with either Hyeon Chung or David Goffin, who won here in 2017.
US Open 2019: Rested Rafael Nadal sets up fourth-round clash with Marin Cilic after thumping win over Hyeon Chung
A rested and healthy Rafael Nadal rolled into the US Open's fourth round, wishing he had been pushed harder as he charges after a 19th Grand Slam title.
US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal advances to third round after opponent Thanasi Kokkinakis withdraws due to shoulder injury
Rafael Nadal advanced to the US Open third round by walkover after Thanasi Kokkinakis withdrew from the tournament with a right shoulder injury.
Australian Open 2019: South Korea's Hyeon Chung solves five-set puzzle against Bradley Klahn to win first match of the year
In the final analysis, Klahn had 84 unforced errors and 58 winners, while Chung was a lot sounder at 34 winners and 35 unforced errors. Slow and steady, the Korean finally won in three hours and 37 minutes.
Australian Open 2019: Hyeon Chung fights back from two sets down to beat Bradley Klahn in first round
Cheered on by massed ranks of Korean supporters on Court 8, Chung mounted an epic fightback from two sets down to beat Bradley Klahn.
Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic happy to be back at tournament that served as 'great springboard' for his career
Novak Djokovic revealed his fondness for the Australian Open, saying the tournament kickstarted his storied career more than a decade ago.
Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic faces favourable path to quarter-finals despite fair share of surprises in men's draw
The Australian Open men’s draw has thrown up a string of interesting matchups from start to finish. Here’s a look at how the four quarters are likely to unfold.
Auckland Classic: Four-time champion David Ferrer cruises past Robin Haase; Hyeon Chung handed shock loss
Ferrer has retired from Grand Slams but the former World No 3 is making a few appearances at his favourite ATP tournaments in 2019, with Auckland first on the list.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan falls short of memorable win over Malek Jaziri; Ernests Gulbis ousts Hyeon Chung
Ramkumar Ramanathan came close to an incredible win over fourth seed Malek Jaziri in a nervy match, while Ernests Gulbis stunned second seed Hyeon Chung.
Maharashtra Open 2019: India's campaign ends as Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Malek Jaziri in thrilling contest
Ramkumar Ramanathan's serve deserted him at crunch moment as he missed out on a memorable win against world number 45 Malek Jaziri and crashed out of the Tata Open Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson starts as favourite; tricky draw for Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan
Top seed Kevin Anderson, now the main attraction following tournament regular Marin Cilic’s withdrawal, starts as favourite for the Maharashtra Open title.
Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal confident about regaining 100 percent fitness despite injury-marred end to 2018 season
Nadal had to pull the plug early on his 2018 season and has not played since a knee problem forced him to retire during his US Open semi-final against Juan Martin del Potro.
Hyeon Chung, the World No 27, is expected to be a top draw at the ATP 250 Maharashtra Open to be played at the Balewadi Stadium.
Shanghai Masters: Borna Coric’s progress shows why Novak Djokovic’s playing style is the best template for success in tennis
When Borna Coric faced Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday, it seemed like a thoroughly uncanny display of a player competing against his mirror image
Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic cruises into third round with comfortable win; Matthew Ebden stuns Dominic Thiem
A rejuvenated Novak Djokovic has now won all 12 matches against Jeremy Chardy and this victory was never in doubt.
Shanghai Masters 2018 draw favours in-form Novak Djokovic as defending champion Roger Federer gets tough start
Now that Djokovic has won the last two Grand Slams, it might be time for the Serb to re-establish his reign over the tennis world by clinching his fourth Shanghai title.
Asian Games 2018: Indian tennis stars get ready to prove their mettle with another strong show at showpiece event
The Asian Games, in the absence of any palpable pro tour gains, is designed as a launch pad for young talent and might prove to be just the right platform for the Indian players to prove their mettle
Rogers Cup: Milos Raonic beats David Goffin in 1st match since Wimbledon; Jack Sock suffers Round 1 loss in 4th straight event
Raonic, ranked 29th due to an injury plagued 2017, won in his first match since going out in the Wimbledon quarter-finals to John Isner a month ago.
French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev shows he has the heart for a fight despite straight-sets loss to Dominic Thiem
Even when he was playing on one good leg against an in-form Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev showed glimpses of why he is the far-away leader of the younger generation.
French Open 2018: Fabio Fognini slams preferential treatment given to NextGen players at Roland Garros
Fabio Fognini said it was unfair that young players who have yet to impress at Grand Slam tournaments are given matches on show courts