This scene lived on this Monday Wimbledon. Through loudspeakers, Sarah Gilbert, director of the Oxford University team that developed the vaccine against COVID-19, was appointed before the meeting between Djokovic and Dropper in center court.
Immediately, the audience who came there started appreciating for more than a minute. Little by little, each participant rose to their feet. The woman, who was wearing a white polo shirt and red jacket, initially wondered what was going on, but was later able to smile gratefully.
Sarah Gilbert is a British scientist who spent 15 years battling the flu. On this occasion, she was one of the honorable Ravi, after being conferred the title of Coral Rava of the Lady, at the birthday choruses performed by Queen Elizabeth II. So he sat in the Royal Box, the place for champions, members of the royal family and those in office.
The dedication was not only to her, but also to the toilets in the royal box. Hannah Ingram-Moore, the daughter of Tom Moore, who became famous for raising funds to fight the epidemic, attended the sports show. Wimbledon, This edition aims to summon the characters who made an impact in the fight against COVID-19.
Two tennis players, Novak Djokovic and Corbis Muguruza, who knew what it was like to win Wimbledon, started a London Grand Slam with comfortable first-round victories this Monday, while Clay Courtois Branch, a Greek court expert, lost to finalist Roland Crosby finalist Greek Stephanos Citchobos.
At age 22, Tsitsipas said goodbye for the third time in four first-round games on the grass at the Grand Slam tournament, while in 2018 he reached the 16th round.
Djokovic, the reigning champion who traditionally opens the federal court, overtook Jack Dropper (253rd and invitee) despite losing the first set: 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.
On the other hand, two-time All-England club champion (2013 and 2016) Britain’s Andy Murray, who made his debut in four sets, fell to Georgia Nicolas Basilashvili to claim his first singles victory since 2017. He won 6-4, 6-3, 5-7 and 6-3.
With information from AFP
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