Can Novak Djokovic bounce back to form on "home" ground? And in his only previous meeting with Lajovic, Djokovic dropped just three games.
Longtime former coach Marian Vajda, who rejoined Team Djokovic for a 10-day clay prep period in Spain, watches on Monday in Monte Carlo with Djokovic's agent Edoardo Artaldi.
Other winners included Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, Andrey Rublev of Russian Federation, and Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain.
China cranks up heat on U.S. sorghum, eases on autos
This will be followed by the removal of ownership obstacles in 2022 for makers of commercial vehicles and passenger cars. It said prices of USA sorghum fell 13 percent from 2013 to 2017, while shipments increased 14-fold.
(14) Milos Raonic bt.
Speaking about the consequences of the controversial addition to the game, Nadal said ahead of his Monte Carlo title defence: "For me it's not the ideal thing but if the sport is moving that way or they want to move that way, the only thing I can do is accept it and play". For Lajovic, the opening exchanges were ominous. The Spaniard was dominant a year ago on clay and has typically been head-and-shoulders above the rest on the surface throughout his career.
If he beats the victor of that all-French match, Khachanov could face defending champion Rafael Nadal in the third round. It was a long way back for Lajovic, who was struggling to find any momentum.
The world No. 93 showed his first signs of resistance at the beginning of the second, finally getting on the board to level at 1-1 before setting up a break point chance of his own.
Scientists engineer plastics-eating enzyme
The researchers´ goal was to understand how one of its enzymes - called PETase - worked, by figuring out its structure. The findings of the team were published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal .
Prior to Djokovic coming on court, spectators were treated to a brilliant showdown between Berdych and Nishikori. Eventually, Berdych outlasted Nishikori to take the opener 6-4.
"I had injuries in my life, as you know, more than what I expected, but the good thing is that when I came back I was not afraid about what was going on".
The Austrian was 15-40 up on Rublev's serve and clinched victory on his first match point, when Rublev double-faulted with a weak serve into the net. But with neither looking likely to be at full sharpness, Zverev may well see an opportunity for himself to secure even more Masters glory.
In the second round later Tuesday, fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria faced Pierre-Hugues Herbert and seventh-seeded Lucas Pouille played Mischa Zverev. The Spaniard won here eight years in a row between 2005 and 2012, and also took the title in both 2016 and 2017 after a four-year gap.
Upcoming Gmail redesign will also herald the arrival of self-destructing emails
This will likely make Gmail easier to load and use, and will also bring new features to the popular open email platform. As the name suggests, the tool will help users who want to be extra cautious about how their emails are accessed.
-Tennis Channel Plus has multi-court coverage of the 2018 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters beginning Sunday April 16 at 7:00 AM ET, first to last ball!