The best tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, will start defending his title at Wimbledon against the Briton Jack Draper, it was decided today by drawing lots in London.
Draper is currently the 250th tennis player in the world, he is 19 years old and this will be his first appearance at a Grand Slam tournament. That match will be played on Monday at 2 p.m.
The Serbian tennis player could meet the South African Kevin Andersen in the second round, and the Spaniard Alejandro Davidovic Fokin in the third round.
After that, Djokovic’s possible opponents are Geal Monfis and Kristijan Garin, while Andrej Rublev, Diego Schwartzman or Janik Siner would be waiting for him in the quarterfinals.
According to the draw projection, Djokovic’s potential rivals in the semifinals are Stefanos Cicipas, Roberto Bautista Agut and Denis Shapovalov, and in the finals Danil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Roger Federer, Mateo Beretini.
Djokovic has won Wimbledon five times so far in 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019.
In the final two years ago, he beat the Swiss Roger Federer in an epic match with 7: 6 (7: 5), 1: 6, 7: 6 (7: 4), 4: 6, 13:12.
When it comes to other Serbian tennis players, Laszlo Djere will play against Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas at the beginning of the tournament, and Dusan Lajovic against Frenchman Gilles Simon.
Miomir Kecmanović’s opponent will be Argentine Fakundo Banjis, while Filip Krajinović will start the tournament with a duel against Australian Alex Bolt.
The third Grand Slam tournament of the season starts on Monday.