Home > Sports News > Other Sports News > Article > Wimbledon Wild card Van Rijthoven enters Last 16

Wimbledon: Wild card Van Rijthoven enters Last 16

Updated on: 02 July,2022 08:30 AM IST  |  London
AFP |

On Friday, however, the 25-year-old buried all the painful memories as his dream Grand Slam debut continued with a straight-sets win over Nikoloz Basilashvili

Wimbledon: Wild card Van Rijthoven enters Last 16

Van Rijthoven


Dutch wild card Tim van Rijthoven has taken a long, slow and agonising road to the last 16 at Wimbledon, which has included the best part of three years lost to injury. 


On Friday, however, the 25-year-old buried all the painful memories as his dream Grand Slam debut continued with a straight-sets win over Nikoloz Basilashvili. 

Ranked outside the top 250 at the start of the year, Van Rijthoven won the ‘s-Hertogenbosch grass-court title last month, defeating world number one Daniil Medvedev in the final. 


It was his ATP main draw debut and that stunning success opened the door for the All England Club to award him a Wimbledon wild card. It’s a scenario that would have appeared a distant dream over the past seven years.

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

Register for FREE
to continue reading !

This is not a paywall.
However, your registration helps us understand your preferences better and enables us to provide insightful and credible journalism for all our readers.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK