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Novak Djokovic anticipates a tough first match at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic anticipates a tough first match at Wimbledon

Calling it "one of the toughest first rounds I could get," Novak Djokovic will take to the court Monday for the traditional Wimbledon men's defending champion opener on center court. He will play Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. A defending men's champion has not lost in the first round at Wimbledon since Lleyton Hewitt was ousted by big-serving Ivo Karlovic in 2003. Djokovic is 6-1 against Kohlschreiber. Still, there was concern among fans of Serbia's world No. 1 player because he has not played in a tournament since his four-set defeat in the French Open final at the hands of Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka. Djokovic said this is his normal approach. ...

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