Wimbledon: Novak vs Golubev in R1

Vimbldon: Novak protiv Golubjeva u 1. kolu (ponedeljak)

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 June 23 to July 6, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.

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

In his tenth appearance at Wimbledon, Nole will open campaign for a second title against world no.55 Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan (2-0 career H2H record).

The top seed and 2011 champion might face the winner of the clash between Radek Stepanek (CZE) and Pablo Cuevas (URU) in the second round.

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

Third round: Vasek Pospisil (CAN, 31), Gilles Simon (FRA)
Fourth round: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA, 14), Mikhail Youzhny (RUS, 17)
Quarter-finals: Tomas Berdych (CZE, 6), Ernests Gulbis (LAT, 12), Fernando Verdasco (ESP, 18), Marin Cilic (CRO, 26)
Semi-finals: Andy Murray (GBR, 3), David Ferrer (ESP, 7), Grigor Dimitrov (BUL, 11)
Finals: Rafael Nadal (ESP, 2), Roger Federer (SUI, 4), Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI, 5), Milos Raonic (CAN, 8)

Last year, Nole finished runner-up to Andy Murray (4-6, 5-7, 4-6).

The world no.2 is looking to win his fourth title in 2014 after triumphing at ATP Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells, Miami and Rome.

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