Latest update: Wimbledon 2015 Roger Federer plays against Damir Dzumhur June 29, 2015 final scores game set recap 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 Federer got the first round set winning match-up.
Tennis Wimbledon 2015 Match up game summary recap Roger Federer vs Damir Dzumhur,
Roger Federer plays Damir Dzumhur it’s an action-packed day elsewhere as Rafa Nadal, Laura Robson, Tomas Berdych and Eugenie Bouchard all play in round one.
Back on Centre Court, Roger Federer’s first-round tie against Damir Dzumhur is about to start. Federer to serve.
The level of Federer-fandom at Wimbledon has almost reached self-caricaturing levels: a rasping male voice shouts out “Roger, I love you!” before he’s even served for the first point. Anyway, the Swiss holds to 30.
And Federer has broken Dzhumur’s serve to lead 3-1, Dzhumur hadn’t been playing that badly in the first five games but he fell to pieces a bit in the sixth, conceding another break with two double-faults. Federer now leads 5-1.
First Set: Federer wins the first set 6-1. Flawless, almost effortless.
2nd Set: Federer wins the first set 6-3
Dzumhur holds his first service game of the second set against Federer Mind you, he managed to do that in the preceding set too. This time though, he manages to hold again for 2-1 after the former world No1 had zipped through another service game for the loss of a mere point.
A blistering backhand from the back of the court completes another service hold to love for Federer, but Dzumhur is battling here, and holds again to go 3-2 up Dzumhur beats Federer at the net with a lovely whipped forehand down the line – he’ll savour the memory of that one (he says, slightly patronisingly) – but it’s the only point he wins off the serve, and it’s 5-3.
3rd Set: Federer wins the first set 6-3
Roger Federer made a typically confident start to his quest for a record eighth Wimbledon title as he dismissed the world No88 Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.
The 33-year-old, seeded No2 this year and beaten by Novak Djokovic in last year’s final, was never troubled as he made it through to round two.
Federer set another record as soon as he stepped on to the court for what was his 63rd consecutive grand slam appearance, beating the mark he had shared with Japan’s Ai Sugiyama.