Djokovic: “Extremely pleased with how I felt…” Djokovic after comeback win in…

Following his first-round match at Wimbledon, Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic expressed satisfaction with his movement post-knee surgery. Aiming for a record-equalling eighth title, Djokovic defeated Czech qualifier Vit Kopriva 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday. Despite his injury and subsequent surgery after the French Open affecting his preparation, the 37-year-old showed no signs of discomfort, dispatching Kopriva in under two hours and breaking his serve twice.

Kopriva, 27, who had limited grass-court experience, was unable to match Djokovic’s consistency and experience. Djokovic made only 16 unforced errors and won 90% of points on his first serve.

After the match, Djokovic said, “That was very good. I did not know how everything would unfold. I am extremely pleased with how it felt.” He highlighted his efforts over the past few weeks to ensure he could compete at Wimbledon, emphasizing his love for the tournament.

Djokovic also mentioned his fortune in avoiding major injuries and sympathized with Andy Murray, who withdrew from singles competition due to back issues. He expressed respect for Murray and wished him the best, hoping he could finish his career on his terms.

In other matches, Andrey Rublev lost to Francisco Cerundolo, breaking his perfect first-round record at Wimbledon, while Alexander Zverev advanced to the second round by defeating Roberto Carballes Baena 6-2, 6-4, 6-2.