Novak Djokovic is through to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon after a win over Tim van Rijthoven on Sunday.
Three-set win in the third round The 104th-ranked player worldwide, the Dutchman was perhaps most surprising
Djokovic was not able to finish Van Rijthoven’s Cinderella story in his first set. Djokovic won a service point. break in game
A 5-2 victory over an uns.eded opponent in round 16 gave him a 4-1 lead.
It was expected that the six-time Wimbledon champion would continue to dominate the tournament from that point on. Van Rijthoven had different plans.
He served at 1-2, and was down 30-40, but he refused to give Djokovic the win. Djokovi prevailed in the final set.c,
tenacity to bring the game to a halt. In the second frame, he had 17 unforced mistakes but doubled Djokovic’s nine winners