Djokovic qualified to second round of Wimbledon

Djokovic qualified to second round of Wimbledon

The Serbia Novak Djokovic Qualifying to second round of Wimbledon’s third Grand Slam batting ball, beating Suwon Wu Kun of South Korea in three sets for one.

Top seed Djokovic entered the game strongly, successfully finishing the first set with six runs for three, but Wu Kun surprised “Djoku” in the second set and finished it with the same result, before the Serbian star regained his brilliance and sealed the third and fourth sets with six runs for three, and six for four successions, in a match spanning two and a half hours.

Djokovic qualified to second round of Wimbledon

Djokovic seeks seventh title

The match was a complicated start against the 21-year-old South Korean, who bet on everything he had and showed courage against Djokovic.

After trailing 3-1 after breaking his serve in the first half, the Serb overturned the score with five consecutive runs to win the first set.

The second set was interrupted for a few minutes after fidgety from the crowd, but Kwon again led by breaking the serve in the third period before walking away 4-1 and deciding the set later.

In the third, Djokovic was decisive from the start, but the South Korean equalled him before losing two straight sets.

Djokovic is looking for a seventh title on the green at the All England Club, equalling American great Pete Sampras, with Switzerland’s Roger Federer holding the record (8).

Djokovic, crowned at Wimbledon in 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019 and 2021, could make his final Grand Slam this year as he threatens to be denied access to the U.S. Open for not receiving the coronavirus vaccine as he did in Australia early in the year.

Djokovic qualified to second round of Wimbledon

Rest of results

In the same role, Britain’s Cameron Norrie beat Spain’s Pablo Andukhar in three sets without reply, Norrie, who easily sealed the first set with six clean runs, needed a tiebreaking run in the second to finish with seven runs for six, before sealing the third set with six runs for three, in a match that was repeatedly interrupted by rain.

In contrast, Norwegian Casper Ruud won for the first time at Wimbledon, winning in three straight sets against Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vignolas.

The world number six, who was runner-up to Spain’s Rafael Nadal at the French Open (Roland Garros) earlier in June, won 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (11/9) and 6-2.

In France’s next round, Rudd will face Ugo Ombier, winner of the Argentine Thomas Martin Echeverry 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3 and 6-4.

Polish world number 10 Hubert Hurkach said goodbye in the first round by losing to Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-7 (4/7), 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 and 6-7 (8/10) in a match that was twice interrupted by rain.

Hurcache’s exit is surprising, especially since he was Federer’s highest in the quarter-finals of the tournament itself last year.

Spain’s young Carlos Alcarath narrowly qualified for the second round, beating Germany’s Jan Lennard Struff by three sets to one.

British champion Andy Murray of 2013 and 2016 advanced to the second round after replacing a group deficit to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Australia’s James Duckworth, 6-4.

He was accompanied by Italian world number 13 Yannick Sinner after beating Swiss defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 and 6-2.

Djokovic qualified to second round of Wimbledon

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