Ben Shelton is not afraid of Jannik Sinner

Sinner had no problems in the third round of Wimbledon against Miomir Kecmanovic

by Simone Brugnoli
Ben Shelton is not afraid of Jannik Sinner
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Jannik Sinner had no problems in the third round of Wimbledon against Miomir Kecmanovic. The tournament’s number 1 seed set for three sets to zero and qualified for the round of 16. 6-1 6-4 6-2 final score.

Jannik Sinner
Jannik Sinner© Clive Brunskill / Staff Getty Images Sport

After the game with Matteo Berrettini full of pathos and very hard fought, Sinner this time in fact spread against the Serbian player who in the previous round had eliminated Tallon Griekspoor. The Australian Open champion went on the field again as the last match scheduled on the central practically in prime time given the duration especially of the match of Carlos Alcaraz who surpassed in five sets Frances Tiafoe.

Sinner now awaits the winner of the match between the Canadian Denis Shapovalov and Ben Shelton, a match interrupted by rain on 3-2 Shelton in the first set. It will resume on Saturday, July 6. First set without problems for Sinner who had a devastating start and flew to 5-0.

The Serbian player lost the first set in 21 minutes with a score of 6-1.

Jannik Sinner will face Ben Shelton

In the second set Kecmanovic managed to get better in the match.

He faced and canceled a break in the third game but managed to keep up the service without too much trouble until 4-4. Here the Serbian went in his 40-15 batting, Jannik Sinner did not give up, he recovered, he won a break ball that materialized with a backhand response on which Kecmanovic could not find the countermeasures.

Sinner soon closed the set 6-4. Two sets to zero for the world’s number 1. Third set again with no story with Sinner who won 6-2 with double break. Very quiet game for a solid Sinner that has not even consumed too much energy.

Sinner’s next opponent will be American Ben Shelton, who defeated Denis Shapovalov after a five-set battle.

Ben Shelton
Ben Shelton© Adam Pretty / Staff Getty Images Sport

"The results he is achieving are impressive, I am aware that it is a complicated challenge and a great test, but I also see it as a good opportunity. I’m going out to compete to the maximum, I trust myself and I’m not afraid of anyone", Shelton explained.

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