Wimbledon: Igor Sijsling Advances
ATP singles world number 60 Igor Sijsling is the first Dutchman to reach the second round at Wimbledon, after beating Alex Kuznetsov of USA.
The 25-year-old Sijsling won three sets against world number 77 American Alex Kuznetsov (6-3, 6-4, 6-4). It is the first time in his career that he was able to advanced into the second round at Wimbledon.
Sijsling plays with a one-handed backhand. Last year, he and Dutch number 1 Robin Haase reached their first Grand Slam championship doubles final at the Australian Open but lost to the Bryans in straight sets.
On Thursday, the number 2 ranked Dutch player on the ATP Tour will face Canadian Milos Raonic (17) on the third round.