Match Report, stats, and key facts
Kohlschreiber started the set in the best possible way after breaking Djokovic in the 1st game (1-0). Nevertheless, the Serbian succeeded in coming back to break the German in the 2nd (1-1) and in the 4th (3-1) game before winning the set (6-3).
Kohlschreiber had a racing start in this set after breaking Djokovic in the 2nd game (2-0). Notwithstanding, the Serbian succeeded in coming back again to break Kohlschreiber in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).
Novak was unable to break the German in the 9th game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
Djokovic won the set after he broke Kohlschreiber in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That was enough for Novak to win the set because he didn’t drop his serve in the set.
At the end of the match, Novak scored 102 points vs. the German’s 74 points.
Novak served very well to win 84% of the points (42/50) behind his first serve, and he won 58% points (15/26) on his second serve. The Serbian fired 12 aces and he committed 3 double faults. Novak had a tough time in converting his break points since he converted only 43% (6/14) of them.
On the other side, the German had a tough time in converting his break points as he converted only 40% of his break points (2/5). That was one of the key issues for his demise.
After this contest, the head to head between Djokovic and Kohlschreiber is 11-2 for Novak.
What was the key moment for Djokovic
After the match, Nole commented
“The break in the first game wasn’t the start that I was looking for. But I think I came with the right intensity. I answered back really well. Then from that moment onwards, I played a pretty good match, I thought. It was a good quality. I held my serve well.”
Highlights Novak Djokovic vs. Philipp Kohlschreiber Wimbledon – London
Prediction and head to head Novak Djokovic vs. Denis Kudla
Djokovic will take on Kudla in the 2nd round.
There is no head to head record between Novak Djokovic and Denis Kudla since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.
Novak Djokovic in London
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