Wimbledon: Novak vs Kohlschreiber in R1

Vimbldon: Novak protiv Kolšrajbera u uvodnom meču

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 29 to July 12, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.

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

In his 11th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open title defence campaign against world no.33 Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany (6-1 career H2H record).

The top seed and two-time champion might face the winner of the clash between Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) and Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) in the second round.

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

Third round: Bernard Tomic (AUS, 27)
Fourth round: Kevin Anderson (RSA, 14), Florian Mayer (GER, 24), Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS), Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
Quarter-finals: Kei Nishikori (JPN, 5), Marin Cilic (CRO, 9), John Isner (USA, 17)
Semi-finals: Stan Wawrinka (SUI, 4), Milos Raonic (CAN, 7), Grigor Dimitrov (BUL, 11)
Finals: Roger Federer (SUI, 2), Andy Murray (GBR, 3), Tomas Berdych (CZE, 6), David Ferrer (ESP, 8), Rafael Nadal (ESP, 10)

Nole won his second Championships trophy last year beating seven-time former titlist Roger Federer in the final 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.

The world no.1 is looking to win his sixth title in 2015 after triumphing at the Australian Open and ATP Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells, Miami, Monte-Carlo and Rome.

You can download Nole July desktop calendar here.

Photo: AP

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