28 Jun 2022 | 08:04 | Football
(Tennis video, Novak Djokovic-Kwon Soonyou, 2022 Wimbledon men’s singles first round) Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has had a tough first match on his way to defending his title.
However, in the 6th game, Djokovic successfully requested a break with his opponent’s backhand break. A backhand from Kwon Soon Woo was enough to give Nole a breakthrough in the crucial game before he won 6-3 in the first set.
The unexpected drama of the second set came when Djokovic played embarrassingly and lost the game after a very reckless hit to the net after serving in the fourth game, giving him a 1-3 lead. Quan Shunyou then kept the 1-break advantage in this set and won 6-3, tying the score to 1-1 after the first 2 sets.
In the third set, Djokovic’s valor improved. In the 8th game, the former world number one flew to save the ball and fell, but then hit the audience with a backhand, and he still won the break, forcing his opponent to make a mistake. Djokovic won 6-3 after a ruthless but precise straight serve in the third set.
In the 4th and 5th game, when Noel’s ball went into the net, Luck smiled at Noel, leading to a clumsy mistake by Kwon Shunyou, which helped the six-time All England star to break serve. Djokovic held the advantage and won the game 6-4, officially gaining the right to continue.
Serbia’s No. 1 seed, despite losing to world No. 81, defeated Kwon Soonyou in 2 hours and 27 minutes and will advance to the second round of this year’s Wimbledon, where she will face Tanasi Kokinaki. In the match against the victor. (Australia) and Kamil Majchrzak (Poland).
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