Wimbledon 2022 day 5 brought some joy for all the British fans after a disastrous day 3. C. Norrie has made his way to the round-of-16 and the fans have a lot of expectations from him. Top seed Novak Djokovic was on fire. He outplayed his Serbian counterpart with ease and won the match in clear sets. Carlos Alcaraz is showing tremendous improvement with each passing round and his third-round match displayed a lot of that. He was in complete control of the situation and won the match with ease. This victory takes him to the fourth round where he needs to show the same level of intensity he has shown till now. J. Sinner vs J.Isner was another exciting matchup. The Italian managed to defeat the American, who won his second-round encounter against Andy Murray.
In the women’s category, #3 seed O.Jabeur has been on fire. She won the match in straight sets and has not lost a set till now. J.Ostapenko played a brilliant match after a very bad start. She lost the first set and won the next two sets in complete domination. Two disappointments in women’s tennis, #5 M. Sakkari lost her third-round match. Her German opponent T. Maria defeated her in straight sets. Angelique Kerber too lost her third-round match. She was against a difficult opponent E. Mertens from Belgium. Kerber also lost her match in straight sets. The good thing is, at least the top seeds are still in the tournament.
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Wimbledon 2022 Day 5: Norrie & Novak Wins
The British flag flew high with pride at Wimbledon 2022 after a disastrous day 3. Day 3 saw the likes of Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu losing their matches. A huge loss for all the British fans. C. Norrie is the only one fighting for the Brits as the #9 seed looks solid so far. He was against S. Johnson from America and won the match in straight sets. The first set was the toughest of them all, which made Norrie work a lot more extra. He found his rhythm and won the set 6-4. The remaining sets were quite easy as he looked in complete control. He won the match 6-4, 6-1, 6-0.
Novak Djokovic played the third round against his countryman Miomir Kecmanović. The audience expected a little more competition from the #25 but it wasn’t meant to be. Novak was just too good and dominated the match. From the word go Novak was superior. The first set came and went like a wind with Djokovic’s terrific display of tennis. The second set followed a pretty similar story. Novak was all over Kecmanovic and won the set 6-3. In the third, Kecmanovic showed a little bit of fight but it was too late for a comeback. Djokovic wrapped up the match 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.
Sinner Vs Isner
J. Sinner vs Isner was certain to be an exciting clash but it turned out to be a one-sided affair. Even though the scores of the first two sets look very close, we could still see who was playing better. Sinner definitely had the upper hand in the match. He won the set the first set 6-4. The second set was an intense one that went to tie-breaks. Sinner won the second set 7-6. The third was more similar to the first set as Sinner took the match 6-4, 7-6, 6-3. Even though Isner lost, he made a record of hitting the most aces in a match.