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Wimbledon First Week: Walkovers, upsets and nail-biters you might have missed

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05 Jul 2015, 18:49 IST

Novak Djokovic in actionWhile the trun of the decade has proved to be a transitional phase for tennis, on-court action in the first week of the Wimbledon Championships this year, was a true testament to this. While Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova and Azarenka sailed through the first week, the likes of Nadal, Tsonga and Petra Kvitova were sent packing within the first few rounds. Not to mention, Serena Williams and Marin Cilic who made narrow escapes against tough competitors. Here's a flashback of some of the best matches and craziest results of the week.    

#1 Petra Kvitova Vs Jelena Jankovic,Third Round

Petra Kvitova vs Jelena Jankovic

Kvitova vs Jankovic
Jelena Jankovics persistence finally got the better of Petra Kvitova

Defending champion Petra Kvitova, who won her first tile here in 2011, was favorite no doubt, but no one would have underestimated the fit-and-talentedJelena Jankovic, who always comes across as a gritty opponent. The game almost always hung in the balance, but a crucial service break in the final set grabbed the game for Jelena who made Sundays headlines by ousting one of the tournament favorites in the third round.

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