Wimbledon Review: Denis Kudla

Kudla is the first American male to advance at Wimbledon (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Denis Kudla advanced at Wimbledon (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Earlier this morning, Denis Kudla defeated fellow qualifier Marsel Ilhan in a first round match in four sets, 7-6(3), 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

Kudla became the first American male to advance to the second round of the Wimbledon Championships.  Sam Querrey also notched a first round victory later in the day.

Kudla will face off against No. 10 Kei Nishikori on Thursday.  Nishikori scrapped by Kenny de Schepper in three sets, 6-4, 7-6(5), 7-5.

Match Stats

Marsel Ilhan

 

Denis Kudla

10

Aces

11

1

Double Faults

5

57%

1st Serves In

57%

63% (17 of 27)

Net Points Won

63% (10 of 16)

36% (5 of 14)

Break Points Won

55% (6 of 11)

46

Winners

41

63

Unforced Errors

37

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