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Watch: Karolina Pliskova out of Wimbledon; Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic through

Karolina Pliskova and Juan Martin del Potro both crashed out of Wimbledon in the second round on Thursday, while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, among other top seeds, went through to the third round

tennis Updated: Jul 07, 2017 11:20 IST
Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova (R) shakes hands with Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova after winning their second round match.
Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova (R) shakes hands with Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova after winning their second round match.(REUTERS)

Wimbledon title favourite Karolina Pliskova crashed to a shock second round defeat against world number 108 Magdalena Rybarikova on Thursday. Rybarikova battled back from a set down to win 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Centre Court, earning the Slovakian a last 32 clash with Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko. Three-time champion Novak Djokovic, on the other hand, reached the third round for the ninth successive year with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 win over Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic on Thursday. Ernests Gulbis of Latvia sprung a surprise when a knocked out Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(3).

Roger Federer too reached the third round after defeating Dusan Lajovic 7-6(0), 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday.

Videos courtesy: SNTV.