Novak Djokovic’s passion and precision return in win over Ernests Gulbis

• Former world No1 wins 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Centre Court
• ‘Every match that I’ve played, I felt very comfortable’

The sun is shining again on Novak Djokovic. After a year of turmoil, personal and professional, he is back where he belongs: the second week of Wimbledon for the 10th time and looking dangerous.

For too long now, the former world No1 has struggled to convince observers who are not members of his inner sanctum that all was well away from the court – or on it, for that matter – but there was very little wrong with his tennis on Saturday when he tamed the stuttering genius of Ernests Gulbis in two hours and 11 minutes on Centre Court, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (2).

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