Wimbledon 2012 Second Round Draw

Wimbledon 2011 DrawIt took almost three days to get a complete 2nd round draw as rain and few long matches caused many first round matches to be carried over to wednesday. Those though have all been completed and we now have the full 2nd round line up.

Of the 32 seeds that started the event this year, just 24 have made it through to the second round. The biggest upset of the first round coming on the first day with 2010 finalist and 6th seed Tomas Berdych being sent crashing out by Latvian Ernests Gulbis. The Chezch player lost in staright sets all on tie breakers.

Big serving 11th seed  John Isner was another victum on day 1, he lost to Alejandro Falla, the player almost upset Roger Federer in the first round a few years ago. Other seeds to go in the first round included 14th seed Feliciano Lopez, 20th seed Bernard Tomic, 23rd seed Andreas Seppi, 24th seed Marcel Granollers, 25th seed Stanislas Wawrinka and 32nd seed Kevin Anderson.

2012 Wimbledon – 2nd round – First Half
[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)
vs
Ryan Harrison (USA)
Benjamin Becker (GER)
vs
[28] Radek Stepanek (CZE)
Viktor Troicki (SRB)
vs
Martin Klizan (SVK)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA)
vs
[15] Juan Monaco (ARG)
[12] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
vs
Guillaume Rufin (FRA)
Ruben Bemelmans (BEL)
vs
[18] Richard Gasquet (FRA)
[31] Florian Mayer (GER)
vs
Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Jerzy Janowicz (POL)
vs
Ernests Gulbis (LAT)
[3] Roger Federer (SUI)
vs
Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Michael Russell (USA)
vs
[29] Julien Benneteau (FRA)
[17] Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
vs
Grega Zemlja (SLO)
Xavier Malisse (BEL)
vs
[13] Gilles Simon (FRA)
Alejandro Falla (COL)
vs
Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
Igor Andreev (RUS)
vs
Denis Istomin (UZB)
[26] Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
vs
Inigo Cervantes (ESP)
Ryan Sweeting (USA)
vs
[8] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
2012 Wimbledon – 2nd round – Second Half
[7] David Ferrer (ESP)
vs
Kenny De Schepper (FRA)
Bjorn Phau (GER)
vs
[30] Andy Roddick (USA)
[19] Kei Nishikori (JPN)
vs
Florent Serra (FRA)
Go Soeda (JPN)
vs
[9] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
[16] Marin Cilic (CRO)
vs
Lukasz Kubot (POL)
Sam Querrey (USA)
vs
[21] Milos Raonic (CAN)
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
vs
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
vs
[4] Andy Murray (GBR)
[5] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
vs
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
Lukas Lacko (SVK)
vs
Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
David Goffin (BEL)
vs
Jesse Levine (USA)
James Ward (GBR)
vs
[10] Mardy Fish (USA)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
vs
Brian Baker (USA)
Benoit Paire (FRA)
vs
[22] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
[27] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
vs
Malek Jaziri (TUN)
Lukas Rosol (CZE)
vs
[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP)

On Thursday Andy Murray will take on the tallest person in the draw Ivo Karlovic and Rafa will play the 100th ranked player in the world Lukas Rosol.

Some of the second has already started due to the delays in finishing the first round, though importantly today you will see Federer take on Fabio Fognini and Novak Djokovic face Ryan Harrison.