Defending champion advanced into the last 16 at the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday, following a 7-5, 6-1 win over world no.45 Sam Querrey. The match lasted one hour and 18 minutes.
Novak is no.1 seed and has a first round BYE. He will open his title defence campaign against Sam Querrey (USA, ATP #45). The Serbian star claimed the historic crown in 2018 to become the first singles player to achieve Career Golden Masters.
Novak claimed his 16th Major and fifth Championships crown with a thrilling four hours, 57-minute victory on Centre Court, adding to his 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018 triumphs at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. It is Nole's third trophy in 2019 and 75th career title.
The defending champion cruised through his fourth round match with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Ugo Humbert in one hour and 42 minutes, reaching the last eight of a major for the 45th time. He goes on to face no.21 seed David Goffin (5-1 H2H) on Wednesday.
The defending champion began his quest for a fifth Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber. He goes on to face ATP no.111 Denis Kudla, in round two on Wednesday.
The third Grand Slam of the season will be held from July 1-14, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. In his 15th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open title defence campaign against world no.57 Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) in their 13th career meeting (10-2 H2H).