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‘So Far, So Good’ As Djokovic Cruises Into Wimbledon Last 16

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Updated July 2, 2022
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic during their men’s singles tennis match on the fifth day of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2022. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
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Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon fourth round for the 14th time on Friday with a straight-sets demolition of Serbian compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic.

Djokovic, looking to pull level with Pete Sampras as a seven-time Wimbledon champion, triumphed 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.

Friday’s win was the 330th of Djokovic’s Grand Slam career.

“So far, so good,” said the 35-year-old top seed, who has now reached the last 16 of a major for the 55th time.

“I expect high standards from myself. You always want to raise the level and things are shaping up well.”

Waiting in the fourth round will be Dutch wild card Tim van Rijthoven.