Wimbledon is the oldest and the most prestigious tennis tournament. Wimbledon Day 2 had some important matches to set our eyes on. Some tennis players had a sure shot of winning but some had to fight hard to stay in the game. Wimbledon Day 2 had a total of 38 matches scheduled. However, 12 matches were suspended and the audience was able to see the remaining 26 matches. In these 26 matches, all the players showcased great spirit and gave us some of the most explosive matches. Let us dive right into the Wimbledon Day 2 highlights and know more about the event.
#1 Jannik Sinner v/s Juan Manuel Cerundolo
On one half of the court we have Jannik Sinner, ranked world No.8 and on the other half stood Juan Manuel Cerundolo with a World No.79 ranking. By looking at the stats, it was an easy win for the Italian.
Jannik Sinner opened his first set and easily scored 6 games whilst losing 2 games to his opponent. In the second set, Sinner again won 6 games with a counter of the same 2 games won by Juan. But Jannik Sinner’s work made it easy for him to score 6 games while only giving 2 games to the Argentine.
#2 Carlos Alcaraz v/s Jeremy Chardy
Carlos Alcaraz has the bewildering world No.1 ranking to intimidate any opponent he encounters. On the other side of the court Jeremy Chardy has the world No.534 ranking. It wasn’t a hard match for Alcaraz as he clean sweeped into the 2nd round.
Carlos aced the first set and won without dropping a single game. He continued the momentum into the second round and won it on a 6-2 game scoreline. Jeremy put up a good fight in the last set but couln’t overcome the sheer force of the no. 1 and lost the set and the match as well.
#3 Andy Murray v/s Ryan Peniston
Andy Murray is ranked world No.43 and on the other side, Ryan Peniston is ranked the world No.257. There was a huge gap in the ranking of both the players. Let’s see how these numbers synchronised with the scores on the court.
Opening the match’s first set Andy Murray won 6 games against Ryan’s 3 game wins. It just went up the hill for Andy from here as he won the second set without dropping a single set. He even picked an easy win in the 3rd set.
#4 Cameron Norrie v/s Tomas Machac
Cameron Norrie was ranked the world No.13 and Britain’s Men’s No.1 while going into the match. Standing against him was Tomas Machac, world No.106. The gap is big in the ranking. Let’s see what those numbers represent in a real-life game.
The match went on to the fourth set where Cameron picked up the win. He won the first set on a 6-3 score line. Tomas retaliated in the second set by winning it on a 6-4 scoreline. Norrie won the third set and continued the momentum to win the 4th set as well, ultimatey winning the match.
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