Wimbledon: Gauff and Djokovic sovereign next, Wawrinka after Crime out
Day three at Wimbledon: prodigy Gauff and Djokovic continue their sovereignty, Wawrinka out for thrillers
Wimbledon defending champion Novak Djokovic and tennis prodigy Cori Gauf have won their second round matches confidently and are well deserved in the next round. Stan Wawrinka, however, failed surprisingly after a five-set thriller to Reilly Opelka.
22:26: On Thursday, German players will again play in the individual competitions. Jan-Lennard Strufff meets Taylor Fritz (USA), Dominik Köpfer faces Diego Schwartzman (ARG), Laura Siegemund plays Barbora Strýcová (CZE), Angelique Kerber battles Lauren Davies (USA) and Julia Görges duels Warwara Flink (RUS). FOCUS Online reported again from 12.00 clock in the live ticker.
Cori Gauff (USA) - Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 6: 3, 6: 3
22:16: Cori Gauff wins her second round match against Magdalena Rybarikova with 6: 3, 6: 3 and now meets Polona Hercog in the third round.
"I think I played well, especially at the important points, it happens so much, I'm still shocked that I'm here," said Gauff, who had been given a wildcard for the qualification.
To kick off the grass tournament Gauff had surprised with a first round victory against the five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams from the United States and thus decided the duel of the youngest with the oldest player in the peloton for themselves.
21:33: The only 15-year-old American, who is known to have beaten Venus Williams, secures the first set with 6: 3 and sets course for the third round.
21:06: Now, finally, Cori Gauff may play their game, the match against Magdalena Rybarikova runs.
Novak Djokovic (SRB) - Denis Kudla (USA) 6: 3, 6: 2, 6: 2
21.00: That's it, Novak Djokovic beats Denis Kudla smoothly in three sets!
20:29: Novak Djokovic leaves no doubt that he wants to move in as fast as possible in the third round and also gets the second set. He does not have to show his full ability here to approach this goal in a timely manner.
19.59 clock: Djokovic puts the lid on this first sentence, but he did not allow more than a Ranschnuppern of Kudla.
19:52: Suddenly, Kudla is right back in the middle of this game and struggling for a 3: 5 from his point of view. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a game!
19:39: Djokovic rushes through this first set in a hurry and makes it 5-0 against Kudla in just 13 minutes - an insanity!
19:26: Now it starts! Novak Djokovic serves and opens the duel against Denis Kudla.
Kyle Edmund (GBR) - Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 7, 3: 6, 4: 6
19:09: Matchball Verdasco after 3:42 hours and the first sits! The Spaniard is after the 4: 6, 4: 6, 7: 6, 6: 3, 6: 4 against the British Kyle Edmund in the third round. That is, it starts immediately in the game of Novak Djokovic and Denis Kudla.
18:37: The waiting for the two eagerly awaited duels between Novak Djokovic (SRB) and Denis Kudla (USA), as well as between Cori Gauff (USA) and Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK), is thus continuing to shift. For on Court 2, the game between Kevin Anderson (RSA) and Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) is still running and before that is over, the Gauff game can not start.
18:32 clock set compensation at Edmund against Verdasco! The Spaniard actually gets the fourth set, now the fifth has to decide. The Briton is also battered. If he can come back again?
17:53: From the end, it goes in the game between Kyle Edmund and Fernando Verdasco in the fourth set! The Spaniard comes once again brings the third set with 7: 6 in the tie-break. That also means that the wait for Djokovic against Kudla goes a bit further.
17:36: Simona Halep defeated Mihaela Buzarnescu 6: 3, 4: 6, 6: 2 and is in lap three. At the center court could also be the decision between Kyle Edmund and Fernando Verdasco fall, because there it is after 6: 4, 6: 4 in the third set now 5: 4 for Edmund. In the direct connection there rises the duel Djokovic against Kudla.
17:17: The Romanian duel between Halep and Buzarnescu goes over three sets. After 6: 3 and 4: 6 Halep leads in this with 3: 0.
16:24: Simona Halep is currently in second place with her Romanian compatriot Mihaela Buzarnescu. After a 6: 3 in the first set she currently leads in the second set with 2: 0.
15:45: Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic still faces US American Denis Kudla, with the start of the match currently at 17.15. Against 18.45 clock then the duel of US prodigy Cori Gauff against Magdalena Rybarikova from Slovakia begin.
Stan Wawrinka (SUI) - Reilly Opelka (USA) 5: 7, 6: 3, 6: 4, 4: 6, 6: 8
15:26: Game, set and win for Reilly Opelka, Stan Wawrinka is out!
3:18 pm: The underdog is leading 6: 5, Stan Wawrinka now serves against the match loss - and he succeeds! 6: 6 in the fifth set - a madness! There is no tie-break up to a score of 12:12, but that also seems possible here.
15:11: At 5: 5 we are in this crucial match between Wawrinka and Opelka. What's that thriller in this fifth sentence?
14:34: They both beat well, but at 4: 5 Wawrinka, who missed three breakballs during the set, has a break chance and Opelka suddenly has set ball. The uses the 2,11m-man and equalizes to 2: 2 in the sentences. It goes into the fifth sentence!
13:58: Again, the Swiss Opelka breaks early and then served sovereignly. With 6: 4 Wawrinka wins the third set and leads 2-1 in the lead.
13:22: At the score of 2: 1 Wawrinka grabs the break, then survives a critical situation with three breakballs against him and now makes the set with 6: 4. This is "Stan the Man" back in the match and equal to 1: 1 after sets.
12:40: Oops! At 5: 5 Aufschlagriese Opelka organizes the first two breakballs and uses the second to 6: 5 in his view. The subsequent serve brings the US boy safely through and wins the first round with 7: 5. Favorite Wawrinka is now really challenged!
12:04: Here we go! The match between Wawrinka and Opelka running.
12.00: In a few minutes it starts. Then start Stan Wawrinka from Switzerland against the 2.11 meters large Aufschlifeiesen Reilly Opelka from the USA.
11.00 clock: Welcome to the live ticker of VIP News! Unfortunately today we have to do without matches with German players, because none of the seven started on Monday. On Tuesday, the DTB pros made it better - four of them entered in round two. Let's start today at 12 o'clock.
After the debacle on Monday, no single game with German participation will take place on day 3 at Wimbledon. Action is still offered at the All England Tennis Club.
Wimbledon in the live ticker: Djokovic, Wawrinka and Cori Gauff play
Novak Djokovic will face his second round match against Denis Kudla. Previously, Stan Wawrinka, who is only ranked number 22 in Wimbledon, has to face Stebe-Bezwinger Reilly Opelka. On court 2, the tennis prodigy may also try to continue his tale.
Cori Gauff, 15-year-old American and of course debutant, has to face Magdalena Rybarikova after beating her compatriot Venus Williams. Goal of the youngest Wimbledon player of all time is Round Three.