Live Ticker - Wimbledon: Petkovic, Kerber, Görges and Struff strike
After the DTB disaster at the beginning of Tuesday again seven Germans in Wimbledon on the action on the Holy Lawn. Andrea Petkovic, Angelique Kerber, Julia Görges and Jan-Lennard Struff are among them. Live now!
Andrea Petkovic - Monica Niculescu 6: 2, 1: 0
12:46: At the beginning of the second set Petkovic comes a little stumbling. Over several debut she secures but still the game. Even a break chance can fend off the Germans with a strong first serve.
12:42: And suddenly Petkovic has four set balls. But they all remain unused. Just the best chance forgives the German on the net. But in the end Petkovic gets the first set. A forehand from Niculescu lands in the clear. A strong first round of "Petko".
12:35: Niculescu seems to have stabilized after her false start something. She can keep her next game. But Petkovic remains the more active player. Your own service will get you through it safely.
12:28: The first small setback for the Germans: She has to deliver their serve game. In this service, the serve has wobbled a bit, the crucial forehand then landed clearly in the end. Thanks to the double break Petkovic is ahead.
12:25: And also in their second service game is "Petko" no nakedness. Without problems it raises to 3: 0. Niculesco seems to have some worries at the moment, because the next service of the Romanian 0:30 is in her view. Petkovic also creates the second break in the episode.
12:16: Quick German has their first breakballs. Niculescu holds a great forehand against it and averts the first break chance. With an equally impressive forehand longline Petkovic but brings the early break. A dream start for the 31-year-old!
12:08: Petkovic opened the match with its own serve. And so far puts the 31-year-old a strong start. Good first serves ensure the service to 1: 0.
11.50 clock: In a few minutes, Andrea Petkovic launches on Court 16 against Monica Niculescu from Romania. Defending champion Angelique Kerber, on the other hand, will open the match on Center Court at 2:00 pm. The Kiel player plays Tatjana Maria in the German duel.
Hello and welcome to the live ticker on FOCUS Online. After the DTB disaster of Monday - seven Germans out - another seven German players start in Wimbledon in round one today in the tournament. Andrea Petkovic, defending champion Angelique Kerber, Julia Görges and Jan-Lennard Struff will be there. We are live from 12.00 clock!