Luke Saville in action during his Boys' Singles first round match against Laurent Lokoli on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.
Luke Saville in action during his Boys' Singles first round match against Laurent Lokoli on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Aussie junior takes win at Wimbledon

AUSTRALIAN top seed Luke Saville has opened his junior Wimbledon title defence with an impressive straight-sets win over Laurent Lokili.

After losing to his French rival last week in the lead-up event at Roehampton, Saville turned the tables on Monday with a 6-1 6-4 victory.

"I played a really good match," the 18-year-old said.

"I was up 6-1 5-2 serving today and hadn't even looked like getting broken, hadn't faced a break point. He played a great game. It wasn't necessarily me getting a little bit nervous.

"He played good, but I managed to close it out in the end so I was pretty happy to get off to a good start to the tournament."

 

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