WIMBLEDON: BROWN SURPRISES ALL AND BEATS NADAL IN SECOND ROUND The German-Jamaican, last night defeated the Spanish seemed tired. Also pass, Federer winning on Querrey, and among Italians Seppi and Giorgi

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In the last match yesterday at Wimbledon, on Centre Court, at the close of the program a surprising result came: the German-Jamaican number 102 of world rankings and with rasta hair, Dustin Brown, defeated Nadal in the second round, 7-5 , 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, which in this tournament won two titles and three other finals. “I have never played before on Wimbledon Centre – said entranced Brown – After all, I had nothing to lose.” Now in the third round he will meet Viktor Troicki.

The Swiss Roger Federer, a few hours before instead defeated with a clear 6-4 6-2 6-2 the American Querrey. While the Italians go to the third round Andreas Seppi and Camila Giorgi in women: the first beat in five sets the talented 18 year-old Croatian Borna Coric, number 40 in the rankings, one of the most interesting young in the world scene: 4-6 6-4 6-7 (3) 6-1 6-1 after three hours and 32 minutes.

Seppi now meets Andy Murray, world number three and winner at Wimbledon in 2013, as well as finalist the year before. The Scotchman has 6 wins on 1 in the background. The Italian instead defeated 6-0 7-6 (5) Lara Arruabarrena, Spanish number 85 ranking. Next opponents on Saturday, Caroline Wozniacki, WTA number 5. Camila has already beaten the 25-year old Danish in 2013 of Arthur Ashe in the third round of the US Open in three sets. Fabio Fognini instead leaves the tournament in the second round against Vasek Pospisil, 56 of the world rankings and doubles champion at Wimbledon last year in tandem with the US and Sock player who prefers the concrete but very dangerous on this surface, and access to the third round where meet the British James Ward.

Translation provided by Pietro Ferreri

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