Thanasi Kokkinakis knocked out in Wimbledon qualifier

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Thanasi Kokkinakis, who recently impressed at the French Open, didn’t manage to qualify for Wimbledon on Monday.

Kokkinakis lost to Swiss Leandro Riedi (7-5, 6-4) on the first day of the qualifying event in Roehampton.

Thanasi Kokkinakis. Photo: tennis.com

The Greek Australian appeared far from his sharpest as he was broken while trying to serve to stay in each set, eventually going down to defeat in less than an hour and 20 minutes.

This comes as on Tuesday, Jaimee Fourlis will begin her women’s qualifying campaign in the hopes of bolstering Australia’s main-draw line-up.

Source: Perth Now

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