Novak Djokovic cruises into Wimbledon fourth spherical with snug victory towards Miomir Kecmanovic | CNN


Novak Djokovic produced one other dominant efficiency to achieve the Wimbledon fourth spherical after beating fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanović 6-Zero 6-Three 6-Four on Friday.

After a comprehensive, straight-sets victory against Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis earlier within the week, Djokovic was as soon as once more in a ruthless temper on Centre Court docket as he swept apart Kecmanović.

“Truthfully, I feel I’ve been enjoying higher and higher because the match progresses which is one thing you at all times want for,” Djokovic mentioned in his post-match interview on court docket.

“You wish to increase the extent of tennis up a notch every match, in order that’s what’s occurring.

“I do know I can at all times do higher and I at all times count on the very best from myself, however thus far so good and I look ahead to the subsequent spherical.”

The highest seed raced by way of the primary set in simply 24 minutes, as he continues his quest to win a fourth consecutive Wimbledon title.

It wasn’t till the second recreation of the second set that Kecmanović, ranked 30th on the planet, received on the scoreboard. At one level, that set was evenly poised at Three-Three, however Djokovic pulled away with a break of serve at Four-Three.

Within the ultimate set, Djokovic broke twice earlier than Kecmanović hit again with a break of his personal – his first of the match.

It proved too little too late, nevertheless, and the 20-time grand slam champion had the emphatic win sewn up inside two hours, a lot to the enjoyment of the group.

“I don’t take your presence with no consideration, so thanks for popping out and supporting tennis and each gamers, we admire it,” he mentioned, addressing Centre Court docket.

Djokovic will face the Netherlands’ Tim van Rijthoven within the fourth spherical. The world No. 104, a wild card within the Wimbledon draw, has shot up the rankings in latest weeks forward of constructing his first grand slam look.

Van Rijthoven defeated Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-Four 6-Three 6-Four on Friday to take his profitable run to eight matches.

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