Novak Djokovic ensures more misery for USA

Last updated 07:07 28/06/2013

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Top-ranked Novak Djokovic made this the worst Wimbledon for American men in 101 years.

Djokovic beat American qualifier Bobby Reynolds 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-1 today to reach the third round at the All England Club. That means none of the 11 American men in the tournament advanced past the second round, the first time that's happened since 1912.

There were no American men in the tournament that year, although none reached the third round in 1911 either.

Reynolds put up surprisingly stiff resistance in the first set, but Djokovic dominated the tiebreaker and had little difficulty after that underneath the retractable roof on Centre Court.

The Serb never faced a break point and broke Reynolds twice each in the second and third sets.

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