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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach third round

World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the third round at Wimbledon.

The defending champion, chasing his sixth Wimbledon title and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam, won 6-3 6-3 6-3 on a Centre Court surface that continues to cause problems underfoot.

Djokovic will play Andreas Seppi or qualifier Denis Kudla next.

The 34-year-old Serb, who made just six unforced errors, called his performance "almost flawless".

"Kevin is a terrific player, very dangerous on grass courts, fast courts," he said. "Obviously a straight-set victory today but still only one break in each set was enough.