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Easy for Djokovic against compatriot Kecmanovic, through to last 16

Novak Djokovic beat Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday afternoon and will face Dutch wildcard Tim van Rijthoven in the next round

Novak Djokovic Serbia’s Novak Djokovic acknowledges the crowd after winning his third round match against Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic (AI/Reuters/Panoramic)

Top seed Novak Djokovic defeated No 25 seed Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the last 16 of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Friday.

Djokovic, ranked No 3, will play Dutch wildcard Tim van Rijthoven next.

Ahead of his victory, Novak Djokovic edged out Soon Woo Kwon (6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4) and won against Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis (6-1, 6-4, 6-2).

Kecmanovic, ranked No 30, edged out Australian John Millman (6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4) and beat Chilean Alejandro Tabilo (7-6 (4), 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-3) earlier in the tournament.

London (Grand Slam), other third-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass, GBP 40.350.000, most recent results first):

  • Lorenzo Sonego vs. Rafael Nadal
  • Nick Kyrgios vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Alex Molcan vs. Taylor Fritz
  • Brandon Nakashima vs. Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros
  • Alex De Minaur vs. Liam Broady
  • Richard Gasquet vs. Botic van de Zandschulp
  • Jack Sock vs. Jason Murray Kubler
  • Cristian Garin vs. Jenson Brooksby
  • Cameron Norrie vs. Steve Johnson
  • Oscar Otte vs. Carlos Alcaraz: friday
  • Jannik Sinner vs. John Isner: friday
  • Tommy Paul (30) beat Jiri Vesely: 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
  • Ugo Humbert vs. David Goffin: friday
  • Frances Tiafoe (23) beat Alexander Bublik: 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4
  • Tim van Rijthoven beat Nikoloz Basilashvili (22): 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
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