Novak Djokovic has looked unstoppable in the previous few rounds at Wimbledon, but faces his hardest test to this point against the in-form Tim van Rijthoven. The Dutchman pulled off an enormous upset within the build-up to Wimbledon when he beat each Felix Auger-Aliassime and Daniil Medvedev on his option to at S-Hertogenbosch for his maiden ATP Tour title.
The 25-year-old has carried that form into Wimbledon in reaching the fourth round for the primary time in his profession.
It’s the primary time he’s even made the important draw of a significant and has been rewarded with a night Centre Court clash with No 1 seed Djokovic.
The Serbian looked shaky in his first-round match against Soonwoo Kwon, but has looked anything but since then.
He thrashed each Thanasi Kokkinakis and Miomir Kecmanovic to succeed in the fourth round as he builds up momentum towards a bid for his seventh Wimbledon title.
Jannik Sinner or Carlos Alcaraz awaits within the quarter finals for the winner.
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