Ebene News – CA – The Latest: Cornet upsets No 5 Andreescu at Wimbledon

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Alize Cornet surprised Bianca Andreescu for the second time in two weeks by defeating Canada’s fifth seed 6-2, 6-1 in the first round at Wimbledon

Cornet smashed the former US Champion open five times and sealed the win by chasing a shot and hitting a lob that landed just inside the baseline on match point

Roland-Garros runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova qualified for the second round with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Ana Bogdan

The 16th seed Pavlyuchenkova took advantage of 16 unforced errors from Bogdan to win in less than an hour She reached her first Grand Slam final at Roland Garros before losing in three sets to Barbora Krejcikova

Seeded 19th Camila Giorgi and Karolina Muchova also qualified for the second round They were among the 27 first round matches that were not started or completed in the first two days due to delays rain

The flagship match of Day 3 at Wimbledon will be a rematch of the 2018 final as Novak Djokovic faces Kevin Anderson on center court

Djokovic beat Anderson in straight sets in that final and the South African has since slipped out of the top 100 in the standings

Andy Murray, who has just won his first match at Wimbledon in four years, faces Germany’s Oscar Otte

Venus Williams faces 21-seeded Non Ons Jabeur in the women’s draw, a day after her sister Serena Williams was forced to retire due to injury in her opener

Weather forecasts predict only a low chance of rain after several delays in the first two days, which has created a backlog of matches on the schedule

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Ebene News – CA – Latest news: Cornet upsets No 5 Andreescu at Wimbledon

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