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Wimbledon 2019: Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas exit in first-round upsets

Wimbledon’s opening day threw up some shocks in the men’s draw after seeds Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas both made early exits.

Sixth seed Zverev lost his opening-round match to Czech world No. 124 Jiri Vesely 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 on Court One.

Vesely has reached the last 16 at the All England Club in 2016 and 2018 and he will meet Pablo Cuevas in the second round.

“It was a great match, fantastic from beginning to end,” he said. “Overall I think I played an unbelievable match without many mistakes.

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