Wimbledon – Djokovic crushes Bernard Tomic

Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Australia’s Bernard Tomic 6-3 6-3 6-3 in the third round at Wimbledon.The reigning champion’s bid to retain the title gathered pace with a dominant display as he swept past Tomic in one hour and 32 minutes.

The top seed and defending champion could not have been more pleased with his performance as he reached the second week of the grasscourt major for the seventh year running by winning all nine sets he has contested.

So commanding was Djokovic’s performance that the usually vocal Fanatics — who follow the Australian players around Wimbledon — appeared to have lost their voices in the opening two sets.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a shot during his match against Bernard Tomic of Australia at the Wimbledon Tennis …

They briefly came to life at the start of the third when Tomic earned three break points but the Serb emerged unscathed from that slight wobble and finished off the 27th seed with his 15th ace.

The world number one will next meet big-serving South African Kevin Anderson.