Wimbledon 2018: Federer cruises to opening win but Stephens out – live!

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Borna Coric warmed up for Wimbledon by beating Roger Federer in Halle. There are worse ways to gear up for the grass at SW19. Or so you’d think. There was plenty of excitement around the 16th seed, but he has let himself down today, losing 7-6, 6-2, 6-2 to Daniil Medvedev. Coric made 30 unforced errors, which sums up his performance. Take nothing away from Medvedev, though. It’s another big win at Wimbledon for the rising Russian.

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Written by Jacob Steinberg at Wimbledon, with Ben Fisher (for a bit)
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/jul/02/wimbledon-2018-roger-federer-serena-williams-and-more-on-day-one-live under the title “Wimbledon 2018: Federer cruises to opening win but Stephens out – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.