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Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer kept apart in Wimbledon draw

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Wimbledon 2019

The Wimbledon draw will see Novak Djokovic start his title defence against Jack Draper, with he and Roger Federer in different halves.

Djokovic beat Federer in a thrilling final when the Championships were last held in 2019, and the world number one will be confident of his chances of retaining that crown.

He has been drawn in the same quarter as Andrey Rublev and Jannik Sinner with Kevin Anderson, who Djokovic beat in the 2018 final, a potential second round opponent.

Stefanos Tsitsipas is a possible semi-final opponent for Djokovic, with him handed a tricky path in SW19.

That path may also include Andy Murray if he can go deep in the tournament. Murray will start out against Nikoloz Basilashvili with a qualifier awaiting in round two should he win it.

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Federer, meanwhile, will be up against Adrian Mannarino first and could face world number two Daniil Medvedev in the quarters.

The strongest quarter of the Wimbledon draw by far contains Matteo Berrettini and Alexander Zverev.

They could meet in the last eight, although that section of the draw is stacked with big servers such as John Inser, Nick Kyrgios, and Taylor Fritz, as well as the talented youngsters Ugo Humbert, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Casper Ruud, and former Grand Slam finalists Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori.

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