Djokovic sent home by Safin in Wimbledon’s second round

by Otto on June 25, 2008

No one saw this coming!  All of the pre-Wimbledon talk was around the path people would take to the finals and who would play who early.

WIMBLEDON, England — Novak Djokovic was upset in straight sets by Marat Safin in the second round Wednesday, ending the Serb’s chances of testing his theory about Roger Federer‘s vulnerability.

The 75th-ranked Safin won 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Centre Court, stunning the third-ranked Djokovic who was ranked third and came into Wimbledon confident after beating top-ranked Federer in the semifinals at the Australian Open en route to his first Grand Slam title.

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