Wimbledon: Djokovic sails past Nieminen to reach third round
July 2 , 2015
Top seed Novak Djokovic sailed through to round three after defeatingFinland’s Jarkko Nieminen in straight sets as temperatures onWimbledon’sCenter Courtsoared to a record 41.2C.
Defending champion and world number one Djokovic, who overcame Nieminen 6-4 6-2 6-3, will faceAustralia’s Bernard Tomic in the third round.
Meanwhile, Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka, the French Open champion, defeated Dominican Republic’s Victor Estrella Burgos 6-4 6-4 7-5.
Marin Cilic, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov were among the other high-ranked players who progressed to the next round.