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Novak strikes into Spherical 3 at Wimbledon – Novak Djokovic

Second seed Novak Djokovic recorded a four-sets victory towards residence wild card Jacob Fearnley at Wimbledon on Thursday.

The seven-time former champion defeated the world no.277 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 in three hours.

Novak was on track for a straight-sets win when he broke the Brit’s serve mid-way via the third set. Nevertheless, Fearnley responded with two breaks to win the set. Djokovic elevated his depth and gained the essential break within the eleventh recreation to triumph within the pair’s first H2H assembly.

“I don’t know if I actually had a champion’s mentality at the moment. I used to be not likely snug in my very own pores and skin, notably within the third and fourth units however typically you’ve tough days the place you’re not feeling your greatest and naturally it additionally depends upon the opponent throughout the online,” mentioned Novak. “At this time, Jacob performed on a excessive degree and he made me earn this victory so all in all, it was a win on the finish of the day and I’ll take it. Hopefully I can play even higher within the subsequent spherical.”

Match statistics: aces (14-13), double faults (3-5), winners (34-42), unforced errors (27-49), complete factors received (130-115).

Novak will proceed the search for his eighth trophy at The Championships when he meets Alexei Popyrin (AUS, ATP no.47) within the third spherical (2-0 H2H file).

Picture: Profimedia



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