WIMBLEDON – In a match completed in the evening under the roof and under the lights, No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the third round of Wimbledon.
The match ran late due to the rain in the afternoon.
â€I thought he played really well,â€ noted the Serbian.Â He had his chances in the second set.
â€œBut other than that game I thought I served really well.Â I was winning comfortably my service games, which is encouraging fact for the next rounds.
â€œYou know, he had the high percentage of the first serve, very efficient.Â It was a little bit of a different condition.Â Under the roof when you’re playing it’s a bit more humid, so you have to adjust your movement.Â The ball, I think, travels through the air because of this humidity a bit slower, balls get a little bit bigger.
â€œBut it was great to be under the roof once again.Â I thought it was a very exciting match to be a part of as a player, and I thought the crowd enjoyed it as well.â€
Djokovic was never broken during the match.
Andy Roddick also moved on completing a match carried over from Tuesday. Roddick beat Jamie Baker of Great Britain 7-6(1), 6-4, 7-5.
â€œI feel like I played a match and a halfÂ â€‘â€‘ or a set and a half yesterday and a set and a half today,â€ Roddick said.
â€œYou just kind of chill out, and when they say, Go, you go.Â I’m not sure it’s rocket science how to get through it.Â It’s frustrating for everybody.
I thought he played really well.Â Came out and was aggressive.Â I’m happy to get through.â€
Stanislas Wawrinka was the only seed to fall on Wednesday. The 25th seed was beaten by Jurgen Melzer 3-6, 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4, 8-6.