Wimbledon: Novak vs Klizan in R1

Gentlemen’s singles draw has been made for Wimbledon, the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.

The third Grand Slam of the season, the only grass court Major event, will be held from July 3-16, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.

128 players will be playing for The Championships trophy and 2000 ATP points.

In his 13th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open campaign against world no.44 Martin Klizan of Slovakia (H2H 3-0).

The second seed and three-time former champion might face the winner of the clash between Adam Pavlasek (CZE) and Ernesto Escobedo (Mexico) in the second round.

Novak’s potential opponents in the later stages of the tournament:

Third round: Juan Martin del Potro (ARG, 29), Ernests Gulbis (LAT)
Fourth round: Gael Monfils (FRA, 15), Feliciano Lopez (ESP, 19)
Quarter-final: Dominic Thiem (AUT, 8), Tomas Berdych (CZE, 11), Richard Gasquet (FRA, 22)
Semi-final: Roger Federer (SUI, 3), Milos Raonic (CAN, 6), Alexander Zverev (GER, 10), Grigor Dimitrov (BUL, 13)
Final: Andy Murray (GBR, 1), Rafael Nadal (ESP, 4), Stan Wawrinka (SUI, 5), Marin Cilic (CRO, 7)

Nole won The Championships trophy in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Last year, he fell to Sam Querrey in the third round (6-7, 1-6, 6-3, 6-7).

You can download Nole July desktop calendar here.

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