Wimbledon 2018 Highlights: Day 1; Round of 128 – 2nd Half

Men’s Singles

Match: Ivo Karlovic vs Mikhail Youzhny

Summary: Mikhail Youzhny took a perfect start as he dominated the Croatian player, Ivo Karlovic in the first set after a tough fight. However, in the second set, Mikhail Youzhny struggled hard but he failed to win it as he dropped the last two points on his serve in a quick succession.

However, a tough fight was witnessed in the third set as the set eventually came to a tie-breaker. But Ivo Karlovic won this time and continued his winning ways in the next set and eventually won the fourth set too by a margin of three points.  

Result: Ivo Karlovic defeated Mikhail Youzhny by 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(7), 6-3. Ivo Karlovic will now face Jan-Lennard Struff in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Roger Federer vs Dusan Lajovic

Summary: World No.2, Roger Federer won the first set in a dominant fashion as he did not let Dusan Lajovic to score more than a single point in the set. However, the Serbian player, Dusan Lajovic struggled hard in the next set but still he failed to win it.

In the third set, Dusan Lajovic was playing brilliantly while on the other hand, Roger Federer was also scoring points quickly. In the end, Roger Federer won the set after scoring the last two points in a quick succession and made it to the next round.

Result: Roger Federer defeated Dusan Lajovic by 6-1, 6-3, 6-4. Roger Federer will now face Lukas Lacko in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Mackenzie McDonald vs Ricardas Berankis

Summary: Despite giving a tough fight, Mackenzie McDonald faced defeat in the first set in the end as he dropped the last two points in a quick succession. However, a resilient fight was witnessed between Mackenzie McDonald and Ricardas Berankis in the next set as it eventually came to a tie-breaker. Mackenzie McDonald again won on the tie-break and the match moved on to the third set.

Even though, Ricardas Berankis took the lead, but eventually he lost it and failed to make it to the next round.

Result: Mackenzie McDonald defeated Ricardas Berankis by 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-3, 7-6(6). Mackenzie McDonald will now play against Nicolas Jarry in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez vs Gastao Elias

Summary: A sensational performance was seen by the Spaniard player, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first set, as he easily dominated Evgeny Donskoy by a margin of four points. In the next set, Gastao Elias put up a great fight but he eventually failed to win it in the end.

In the third set, again Guillermo Garcia-Lopez gave a humiliating defeat to Gastao Elias as he was only able to score a total of two points throughout the match and failed to seal his place into the next round.

Result: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Gastao Elias by 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez will now face Daniil Medvedev in his next round of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Daniil Medvedev vs Borna Coric

Summary: Both the players showed an outclass performance in the first set as it eventually came to a tie-breaker after a tough fight. But Daniil Medvedev won it in the end. In the next set, Borna Coric struggled hard as Daniil Medvedev did not let him to score more than two points.


In the next set, the Croatian, Borna Coric again faced a humiliating defeat in the third set and finally got out of the Wimbledon 2018.

Result: Daniil Medvedev defeated Borna Coric by 7-6(6), 6-2, 6-2. Daniil Medvedev will now face Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in his next round of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Milos Raonic vs Liam Broady

Summary: What an exquisite performance was witnessed between Milos Raonic and Liam Broady throughout the match. Milos Raonic took a perfect start as he defeated Liam Broady in the first two set after a tough fight. However, Liam Broady again faced a terrific defeat in the next set as he was not able to score a single point throughout the set.

In the third set, the Canadian continued his winning ways and again gave a humiliating defeat to the British by 6-1 and finally booked his place into the next round.

Result: Milos Raonic defeated Liam Broady by 7-5, 6-0, 6-1. Milos Raonic will now face John Millman in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: John Isner vs Yannick Maden

Summary: The American star, John Isner dominated Yannick Maden easily in the first set by a margin of four points. However, Yannick Maden played at its very best in the second set as it eventually came to a tie-break. But again, John Isner won on the tie-break and the match moved to the third set.

A sensational fight was witnessed again between the two as they were playing confidently but, Yannick Maden again faced defeat in the end as he was not able to score the last two points first.

Result: John Isner defeated Yannick Maden by 6-2, 7-6(4), 7-5. John Isner will now face Ruben Bemelmans in the next round of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Thomas Fabbiano vs Yuki Bhambri

Summary: Yuki Bhambri put up a great fight in the first set as he gave a humiliating defeat to Thomas Fabbiano in the first set as he was only able to recover a total of two points in the end.

However, Yuki Bhambri lost the next set after struggling hard and the match came to the third set. After a tough fight in the third set, the Italian, Thomas Fabbiano again won it and the match came to the deciding set. This time Thomas Fabbiano took revenge by dominating Yuki Bhambri easily in this set and finally booked his place into the next round.

Result: Thomas Fabbiano defeated Yuki Bhambri by 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Thomas Fabbiano will now play against Stan Wawrinka in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Stan Wawrinka vs Grigor Dimitrov

Summary: An absolute and outstanding performance was seen between Stan Wawrinka and Grigor Dimitrov throughout the match. Grigor Dimitrov took a perfect start as he gave a humiliating defeat in the first set by 6-1. However, a tough fight was witnessed in the second set as the set came to a tie-breaker. However, this time Stan Wawrinka won the second set on the tie-break and the match moved on to the third set.

The Swiss player, Stan Wawrinka and Grigor Dimitrov both again gave a fantastic performance as this set came to a tie-breaker. Stan Wawrinka again gave defeat to the Bulgarian player and the match moved on to the deciding set. Grigor Dimitrov again faced defeat in the fourth set and finally got out of the tournament in the end.

Result: Stan Wawrinka defeated Grigor Dimitrov by 1-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(5), 6-4. Stan Wawrinka will now play against Thomas Fabbiano in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Lukas Lacko vs Benjamin Bonzi

Summary: Despite facing a tough fight in the first set, Benjamin Bonzi still won it in the end as he scored the last two points in a quick succession. However, the Slovak player, Lukas Lacko came in action and won the next set by a margin of three points in the end after struggling hard.

After a tough fight in the third set, the set eventually came to a tie-breaker but, Lukas Lacko sealed the victory on the tie-break in the end as Benjamin Bonzi lost some points on her serve.

In the fourth set, a sensational fight was again witnessed but Lukas Lacko finally claimed the victory in it and made it to the next round.

Result: Lukas Lacko defeated Benjamin Bonzi by 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-4. Lukas Lacko will now face Roger Federer in his next round of Wimbledon 2018.

Women’s Singles

Match: Madison Keys vs Ajla Tomljanovic

Summary: Although, Ajla Tomljanovic took the lead in the opening set, but she failed to win it as she lost a number of points on her serve. In the next set, Madison Keys gave a humiliating defeat to Ajla Tomljanovic as she was only able to score a total of two points throughout the set.

Result: Madison Keys defeated Ajla Tomljanovic by 6-4, 6-2. Madison Keys will now play against Luksika Kumkhum in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Luksika Kumkhum vs Bernarda Pera

Summary: Despite giving a tough fight to Bernarda Pera in the opening set of the match, Luksika Kumkhum still failed to win it in the end after she dropped two points in a quick succession. However, Luksika Kumkhum gave a humiliating defeat to the American player in the second set, as Bernarda Pera was only able to make a total of two points throughout the match.

However, in the decisive set, Luksika Kumkhum easily defeated Bernarda Pera by a margin of three points and finally sealed her place into the next round.

Result: Luksika Kumkhum defeated Bernarda Pera by 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Luksika Kumkhum will now play against Madison Keys in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Madison Brengle vs Aleksandra Krunic

Summary: The Serbian player, Aleksandra Krunic took a perfect start as she won the first set in the end with a margin of four points. However, in the second set, Madison Brengle fought well and eventually won it by three points as she scored them first in a quick succession in the end.

In the third set, Madison Brengle not only took the lead but she dominated the Serbian player, Aleksandra Krunic easily as she was not able to score more than two three points throughout the set.

Result: Madison Brengle defeated Aleksandra Krunic by 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Madison Brengle will now play against Camile Giorgi in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Anna Blinkova vs Wang Yafan

Summary: A nail-biting competition was witnessed in the first set between Anna Blinkova and Wang yafan as it came to a tie-breaker after the scores were levelled at 6-6. But eventually, Wang Yafan sealed her win in the first set and the match moved on to the second set. In the second set, the Chinese player struggled hard, but despite her hard work and good efforts, she lost the set in the end by two points.

However, the Russian star, Anna Blinkova again gave defeat to Wang Yafan in the next set and eventually made it to the next round of the Wimbledon 2018.  

Result: Anna Blinkova defeated Wang Yafan by 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4. Anna Blinkova will now play against Kiki Bertens in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Kristina Mladenovic vs Anna Karolina Schmiedlova

Summary: The French star player, Kristina Mladenovic faced a resilient fight in the first set and faced defeat in the end by two points as Anna Karolina Schmiedlova scored the last points in a quick succession. However, Kristina Mladenovic took the lead in the second set and gave Anna Karolina Schmiedlova a humiliating defeat in it by leading with a total of four points in the end.

In the third set, despite taking the lead, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova again faced defeat by 6-2 and finally she failed to make it to the next round of Wimbledon 2018.  

Result: Kristina Mladenovic defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova by 5-7, 6-2, 6-2. Kristina Mladenovic will now play against Tatjana Maria in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Serena Williams vs Arantxa Rus

Summary: However a tough fight was witnessed in the first set between Serena Williams and Arantxa Rus, but in the end the Dutch player, Arantxa Rus finally faced defeat in the end by two points and the match moved on to the second set.

Serena Williams continued her winning ways and eventually won the second set too by scoring the last three points in a quick succession and finally made it to the next round.

However, Serena Williams scored a total of five points on aces as compared to Arantxa Rus who was only able to score a single point on an ace.

Result: Serena Williams defeated Arantxa Rus by 7-5, 6-3. Serena Williams will now play against Viktoriya Tomova in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Katie Swan vs Irina-Camelia Begu

Summary: The British star player, Katie Swan gave an absolute and outclass performance today as she gave a humiliating defeat in the first set to Irina-Camelia Begu, who was not able to make more than a single point throughout the set. However, the Romanian player, Irina-Camelia Begu struggled hard in the next set, but still she failed to win the second set and eventually lost it by three points in the end.

Result: Katie Swan defeated Irina-Camelia Begu by 6-1, 6-3. Katie Swan will now play against Mihaela Buzarnescu in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Katerina Siniakova vs CoCo Vandeweghe

Summary: What a sensational fight was witnessed between Katerina Siniakova and CoCo Vandeweghe in the first set as it came to a tie-breaker after the scores were equalized 6-6. But in the end, CoCo Vandeweghe sealed her win in the first set and the match moved on to the second set.

In the second set, Katerina Siniakova easily dominated over the American, CoCo Vandeweghe by winning the set from three points in the end. However, in the decisive set, despite giving a tough fight, CoCo Vandeweghe again lost the third set in the end as she failed to score on the last two points first and eventually got out of the tournament.

Result: Katerina Siniakova defeated CoCo Vandeweghe by 6-7(3), 6-3, 8-6. Katerina Siniakova will now play against Ons Jabeur in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Mihaela Buzarnescu vs Aryna Sabalenka

Summary: Mihaela Buzarnescu and Aryna Sabalenka both gave their best performance in the first set as it eventually came to a tie-breaker after the scores were levelled at 6-6. But in the end, Aryna Sabalenka finally claimed the victory in the end on the tie-break and the match moved on to the second set.

Mihaela Buzarnescu replied to Aryna Sabalenka in the second set as she gave a humiliating defeat to Aryna Sabalenka by 6-1 and the match finally came to the deciding set. However, Mihaela Buzarnescu played brilliantly in the decider and won it easily by two points in the end.

Result: Mihaela Buzarnescu defeated Aryna Sabalenka by 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-4. Mihaela Buzarnescu will now face Katie Swan in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

Match: Ons Jabeur vs Viktorija Golubic

Summary: Ons Jabeur and Viktorija Golubic both showed an outstanding performance throughout the match. In the first set, Ons Jabeur faced a humiliating defeat as she lost many points on her serve. However, she fought back in the next set and dominated Viktorija Golubic easily by leading three points upfront.

However, in the next set, Viktorija Golubic again struggled hard but she again lost it by 6-3 and finally she failed to make it to the next round of the Wimbledon 2018. 

Result: Ons Jabeur defeated Viktorija Golubic by 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Ons Jabeur will now play against Katerina Siniakova in the round of 64 of Wimbledon 2018.

 

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