Tsitsipas Advances To Second Round At Wimbledon


Published on July 6 2023 6:11 am
Last Updated on July 6 2023 6:11 am

Number 5-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the second round at Wimbledon Wednesday after a five-set thriller against Austria’s Dominic Thiem. It took him almost four hours and two tiebreaks to get the win, with a score of 3-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 (7-6), 7-6 (10-8).

• Novak Djokovic, the seven-time and reigning Wimbledon champion, advanced to the third round after defeating Australia’s Jordan Thompson,  6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5.

• Iga Swiatek easily made it to the second round, defeating Spain’s SARA SORRIBES Tormo 6-2, 6-0.

• Play was interrupted twice on Day 3 at Wimbledon when protesters against fossil fuels ran onto the courts and dumped boxes of confetti and puzzle pieces onto the grass lawn. The protesters were arrested.