Wimbledon 2021 Day 3 Results: Venus Williams crashes out; Djokovic, Murray through to 3rd round- In yet another action-packed day of Wimbledon 2021, World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson to progress to round 2 while Two-time champion Andy Murray overcame Oscar Otte in a five-set thriller. On the flip side, veteran Venus Williams lost to little-known Ons Jabeur.
Wimbledon 2021 LIVE – Day 3 Updates: Novak Djokovic vs Kevin Anderson
World No.1 Novak Djokovic, who is chasing his sixth Wimbledon title, has defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in round 2 of the Wimbledon 2021. The 34-year-old won the match in straight sets to progress to the next round. The Serbian almost fell in the slippery grass-court twice in the contest but overcame the hazardous pitch to dominate Anderson. The match ended 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in favor of Djokovic.
Andy Murray vs Oscar Otte- 9.15 PM
Andy Murray has defeated Germany’s Oscar Otte in the second round of Wimbledon 2021. He overcame Otte who gave him a tough fight in a game that was played across five sets. Otte won the 2nd and 3rd set after Murray claimed the opening set. The Brit then came up with his A-game to win the final two sets with the closed roof. The match finished 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in favor of Murray.
Venus Williams vs Ons Jabeur
In a match very much of two halves, No. 21 seed Ons Jabeur defeated five-time former Wimbledon champion Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in just 79 minutes. After a lengthy first game that included eight deuces, the pair looked evenly matched, with Jabeur emerging from that first tight set 7-5. The momentum then shifted further towards the Tunisian whose deft drop shots frequently left the former world No.1 unable to find an answer. This was a very different set, with Ons striding to 6-0 in less than half an hour.
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