Recent Aussie Wimbledon hero: Jason Kubler, 29, breaks British hearts as he whips rising star and storms into the second round – as he reveals WHY it’s his best-ever win
- Jason Kubler stunned twenty eighth seed Dan Evans in Wimbledon first round match
- Brisbane raised Kubler, 29, won in straight sets in performance of his profession
- Former junior world primary has endured many injury setbacks since 2010
Aussie Jason Kubler has stormed into the second round at Wimbledon after thrashing local hope Dan Evans.
Brisbane raised Kubler, 29, outclassed Evans 6-1 6-4 6-3 on Court Two within the performance of his injury plagued profession.
The previous world primary junior was elated on the end result, where he frustrated his higher-ranked opponent – who was seeded twenty eighth – together with his consistency.
Aussie Jason Kubler (pictured) has cruised into the second round at Wimbledon after thrashing local hope Dan Evans
Evans, seeded twenty eighth, had no answers to Kubler’s consistency on the grass of their first round match
Kubler – who needed to qualify for the foremost draw – finished the match with 40 winners and just 17 unforced errors.
‘Even with the ability to play on this court was a giant highlight for me,’ he said.
‘The very fact I played a few of my best tennis is just the cherry on the highest.’
World number 99 Kubler didn’t lose a service game within the two-hour and eight-minute straight sets demolition and can face Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak within the second round.
Kubler has won 20 of his past 23 matches, seeing his rating improve almost 80 places since April.
Kubler didn’t lose a service game within the two-hour and eight-minute straight sets demolition and can next face Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak for a spot within the third round
A succession of injuries – including five operations to his left knee – has curtailed Kubler’s profession, but a run on the All England Club into the second week would change every thing
After turning pro in 2010, loads of tennis judges predicted Kubler would go onto enjoy a fruitful profession on the circuit.
A succession of injuries – including five operations to his left knee – have curtailed his progress, but a run on the All England Club into the second week may very well be just the tonic Kubler needs to understand his potential on court.
Away from tennis, Kubler is a large rugby league fan.
In what was a golden day for Australians on court, nineteenth seed Alex de Minaur, Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson and Ajla Tomljanovic all won their respective matches on grass.