It was the kind of trouble-free first round Djokovic would have been hoping for after the most turbulent period of his career, the 12-time major victor losing in the Australian Open second round and the French Open quarter-finals.
The 35-year-old Federer, seeking a 19th Grand Slam title and bidding to become the oldest champion at the All England Club, played down the tag of favourite for a trophy he last lifted in 2012. "He would be laughing, joking and..."
Federer said: "I felt like there was a bit of a letdown from the crowd". She'll face Irina Falconi of the U.S.at Centre Court.
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McCain was accompanied by a bipartisan group of senators - Lindsey Graham, Elizabeth Warren, Sheldon Whitehouse, and David Perdue. Nasser Khan Janjua and other senior officials. "Peace and stability in Afghanistan is not possible without Pakistan's help".
Kerber, last year's runner-up, returns to Wimbledon as the top seed and reigning US Open champion, but the German's form has deserted her in 2017. "He's had to pull out of a lot of matches", Federer said.
Reacting to the peculiar turn of events, Djokovic said: "It's really odd that Roger's result and my result were more or less the same". That moved him one win ahead of Jimmy Connors for most victories in the grass-court major in the Open era, which began in 1968. Federer, an eight-time champion who followed on centre court and beat Alexandr Dolgopolov, leads the list with 315.
"I don't want to be at the mercy of my opponent".
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Originally drafted 11th overall by Orlando, the Duke product has spent the last four years of his career with the Clippers. Ibaka spent his first seven NBA seasons in Oklahoma City, helping the Thunder reach the 2012 NBA Finals against Miami.
Federer, who hit his 10,000th career ace in the eighth game of the first set, will face either Dusan Lajovic for a place in the last 32. When I walked up, the chairman said, 'You guys should go and play for another set and a half.' I said, 'Yeah, let me go try to find Novak.' I found him in the locker room. I was quite confident with the foot. "I'm just happy I'm through the first round", Kerber said.
That painful tumble in Federer's semifinal defeat by Canadian Milos Raonic sparked a chain of events that many feared would end the Swiss great's storied career. I tried to focus on my game plan, I was serving well and when it mattered I made a break.
Five men have retired from the first round - on Monday, Victor Troicki quit after just 20 minutes.
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He was also quoted in the weekend press as promising to resist "back door funding" for Northern Ireland. Talks will continue today today to try to re-establish a power-sharing executive in the North.
John Isner believes players should feel an obligation to complete matches if possible. If something is tweaked here or there and you feel like you can give it a decent go without hurting yourself, I think they should stay out there and I think you owe it to the fans. "I don't know who the first lucky loser was but he will have been looking out there and saying: 'I could have been playing on the Centre Court at Wimbledon'".