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Wimbledon 2021: Day after Serena’s injury, Djokovic, Kyrgios fall on the court after organisers defend 'slippery' grass-court
Wimbledon 2021: Day after Serena’s injury, Djokovic, Kyrgios fall on the court after organisers defend 'slippery' grass-court

Wimbledon 2021: Day after Serena’s injury, Djokovic, Kyrgios fall on the court after organisers defend ‘slippery’ grass-court- A day after a disastrous start to Wimbledon for Serena Williams where we saw tennis legend hurt her leg and bow out in her opening round match, World No.1 Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios also fell on the grass-court surface. The duo survived injuries during their respective fixtures on Wednesday. While Djokovic slipped twice during his 3 sets win over Kevin Anderson at Centre Court, a video has been doing rounds on Twitter in which Nick Kygrios fell on the slippery court during his 5-set thriller against Ugo Humber as the match entered another day.

Wimbledon 2021: Day after Serena’s injury, Djokovic, Kyrgios fall on the court after organisers defend ‘slippery’ grass-court

World No.1 Novak Djokovic who defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in round 2 fell on the slippery grass-court twice in the contest but overcame the hazardous pitch to dominate his rival. The match ended 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in favour of Djokovic.

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Nick Kyrgios on Wednesday had a disastrous fall on the grass-court after his comments on Serena Williams exit. The video shows Kyrgios losing his ground in an awkward position while facing Humbert.

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Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday defended the state of the grasscourt after concerns from players that the lawns are too slippery.

Seven-time champion Serena Williams was forced to retire from her first-round match on Tuesday after appearing to slip and injuring her leg in the opening set against Belarussian Aliaksandra Sasnovich on Centre Court.

Frenchman Adrian Mannarino also quit at two sets apiece against eight-time champion Roger Federer after sliding over on Centre Court and injuring his knee.

Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic fell twice in the first set of his first-round match against Jack Draper on Monday while twice champion Andy Murray said he felt that Centre Court was slippery with the sliding roof closed.

Wimbledon 2021: Day after Serena’s injury, Djokovic, Kyrgios fall on the court after organisers defend ‘slippery’ grass-court

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