Wimbledon 2021 Results: Djokovic, Murray wins, Tsitsipas, Kvitova crashes out on opening day: After a wait of 2 years, the world’s biggest and most followed tennis tournament Wimbledon started today. In a huge setback, crowd favorite Stefanos Tsitsipas and Petra Kvitova have crashed out of the Wimbledon 2021 race. On the flip side, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic had defeated Jack Draper to start his Wimbledon title defense. Iga Swiatek and Andy Murray have also opened her account with a win on Day 1.
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Wimbledon 2021 Results: Djokovic, Murray wins, Tsitsipas, Kvitova crashes out on opening day
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Novak Djokovic vs Jack Draper:
Defending champion Novak Djokovic has begun his quest for record 20th and straight third grand slam in sttle. He came from behin to defeat Jack Draper in 4 sets after losing the opening set.
Djokovic returned to Centre Court 715 days after lifting the Wimbledon title. The Serbian is the favourite to win straight 3rd grand slam heading into Wimbledon. He won the match 6-1, 6-2 and 6-2 after losing the first set 4-6.
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Petra Kvitova vs Sloane Stephens:
In a battle between two Grand Slam champions, Petra Kvitova has lost to 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens. Stephens dominated the match from the early start and won the opening set. Kvitova tried her best but couldn’t match Sloane Stephens. Sloane Stephens won the opening set 6-3 and then claimed the second set 6-4 to complete the second upset of Day 1 at Tennis court on Monday.
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Iga Świątek vs Hsieh Su-Wei: The 2020 French Open champion Iga Swiatek, who made her second main draw appearance in Wimbledon, has defeated Hsieh Su-Wei in straight sets in round 1 of Wimbledon 2021. The 20-year-old provided a stunning display on the court as she emerged victorious in the straight sets by the same margin – 6-4, 6-4. It was her first Wimbledon main draw victory.
Wimbledon 2021 Day 1 Results: Big setbacks for Tsitsipas & Kvitova; Djokovic, Swiatek and Murray register victories
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Stefanos Tsitsipas v Frances Tiafoe:
Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has lost to World No.56 Frances Taiafoe in the opener of Wimbledon 2021. The latter proved tricky and won all three sets against the top seed Tsitsipas.
The American never dropped serve en route to the biggest win of his career, as he defeated a Top 5-ranked player for the first time in 12 attempts. Tiafoe, who lifted his first grass-court trophy at an ATP Challenger Tour event in Nottingham and reached the cinch Championships quarter-finals, improved to 13-12 on the season with the victory.
The spectacular performance from Taifoe saw him led Tsitsipas in all the sets. He went on to win the match 6-4, 6-4 and 6-3.
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Andy Murray v Nikoloz Basilashvili:
Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has defeated No.24 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili in the opening round of the Wimbledon . The Brit won the opening two sets convincingly but lost the third set to Basilashvili in remarkable fightback during the third set. It followed a break after which Murray claimed the fourth and final set. The match finished 6-4, 6-3, 5-7 and 6-3 in favour of Murray.
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