Ons Jabeur joins Tatjana Maria for her first Grand Slam semi-final
Tunisian Ons Jabeur joins Tatjana Maria for her first Grand Slam semi-final! She won in three sets (3-6, 6-1, 6-1) and thus became the first North African player to reach the last four of a Major.
Briton Cameron Norrie joins Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals
Briton Cameron Norrie, 12th in the world, has qualified for the Wimbledon semi-finals where he will face three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic.
At 26, Norrie qualified for his first Grand Slam half by beating Belgian David Goffin (58th), 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5. He is the first Briton to enter the last four at the London Major since Andy Murray in 2016, when he won the tournament for the second time.
Goffin gets the better of Norrie in the third set
The loss of the second set did not disturb David Goffin who quickly got back in the saddle to get the third set (6-2). The Belgian will try to join Novak Djokovic in the last four by winning this fourth and leaving the last British representative of Wimbledon.
Ons Jabeur challenges Marie Bouzkova
Ons Jabeur, new world number 2, has just started her quarter-final against Marie Bouzkova (66th), who fell for Caroline Garcia in the previous round. The Tunisian is since last Monday the African player having reached the best WTA ranking in history.
Cameron Norrie takes the second set but sinks in the third
Cameron Norrie, local stage, went for the second set in front of his audience (7-5). But the Englishman resumed his bad habits since Goffin broke him at the start of the set. The Belgian leads 4-0 in the third set.
Djoko declares his love for Wimbledon
“It was this court that made me want to pick up a racquet. Every time I step onto this court, it’s a love story that continues.”
Novak Djokovic on his tremendous comeback
“I was lucky to start the third set well and that gave me confidence. I saw that Sinner was losing confidence. Perhaps he lacked a bit of experience. I’ve had the chance to play at this level for 20 years but I have the same moments of doubt. There is an inner battle that is always the hardest to win. I always believed that I could turn the game around, I had done that before. Maybe it’s the experience, maybe the bathroom break, maybe it’s all together.”
Djokovic on his disastrous start to the game and his bathroom break
“For the first two sets, it was two different matches. I went out, took a bathroom break and had a little chat with myself in front of the mirror. Under these circumstances, when nothing happened goes well on the court, you have to go through a little break. Collect your thoughts, redo the puzzle.”
Novak Djokovic pays tribute to Jannik Sinner
“I want to congratulate Jannik for this great fight today. There will be a lot of opportunities for him at the top level. I wish him good luck for the rest of the year.”
Novak Djokovic concludes his crazy comeback and goes into the semis
After being down two sets to zero, Novak Djokovic regained the upper hand over Jannik Sinner, who had long believed he could bring down the Serb. “Djoko” wins (5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2) in 3:40. In the semis, he will find the winner of the match between David Goffin and Cameron Norrie.
Novak Djokovic break Sinner
Novak Djokovic is closing in on the last four after breaking Jannik Sinner in the fifth and final set. The Serb now leads 4-2 and sees the half.
David Goffin snatches the first set against Norrie
Belgian David Goffin won the first set against Cameron Norrie (6-3). In the second set, the two runners are at 3-3 and the service is to the Briton.
Djoko picks up two sets everywhere!
The ascent continues. 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 2-6. On the way to a fifth set!
Djoko continues his momentum
On his way from the third set, Novak Djokovic puts Jannik Sinner in difficulty by breaking him twice. The world number 3 now leads 4-0 in the fourth set. We are heading for a decisive fifth set.
It’s time for the second quarter between David Goffin and Cameron Norrie
While Djokovic and Sinner are still battling, David Goffin and Cameron Norrie have started their quarter-finals. Tournament local Norrie is in the first Grand Slam quarter-final of his career.
Djokovic takes the third set and returns to the race
Novak Djokovic remains alive in his quarter-final against Jannik Sinner by winning the third set (6-3). The Serb resisted the pressure by breaking the Italian early and maintaining the gap until the set was won. He will have to repeat his performance on the fourth inning to see the semi-finals.
Djokovic rebels against Sinner
At the foot of the wall, Novak Djokovic tries to turn things around in the third set against Jannik Sinner. The Serb leads 4-2 and is about to serve. Djoko is back to business after dropping the first two sets.
First semi-final for Tatjana Maria who beats Jule Niemeier
Tatjana Maria defeated Jule Niemeier in three sets (4-6, 6-2, 7-5). The German will know for the first time in her career the last four of a Grand Slam tournament, despite a hectic start to the match. Beyond the 200th place in the WTA rankings at the start of the year, Maria rose to 103rd place after her parental leave linked to the birth of her second child.
Total suspension between Niemeier and Maria in the third set
Niemeier and Maria are unable to decide in the third and final set of this Wimbledon quarter-final. The two Germans are at 5-5.
Jannik Sinner takes another step towards the semi-finals
The Italian Jannik Sinner is once again intractable in the second set and takes a step closer to the last four of Wimbledon. The world number 13 wins the second set 6-2. The Italian will now work to transform the test and eject Djoko from the quarters in three sets.
Djokovic on the edge of the precipice against Sinner
The Serb has just been broken for the second time in this set and is now trailing 5-2. The Serb will have to take the service of Sinner to stay alive in this second set.
Maria comes back up to Niemeier
After leaving the first set to Jule Niemeier (97th), Tatjana Maria (103rd) returned to the game by winning the second set 6-2 against her compatriot. The third round will decide which of the two Germans will go into the last four of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in their career.
First run for Sinner
Despite a complicated start, Jannik Sinner caught up with Novak Djokovic to take the first round against the Serb. The world number 13 was however led 4 games to 1 after being broken from the start.
Tatjana Maria rebels against Jule Niemeier
Dominated in the first set (6-4), Tatjana Maria got off to a better start in the second set as the German led 4-1 against her compatriot Julie Niemeier. This first quarter-final of the women’s table is marked by the formidable return of Tatjana Maria, who returns to Wimbledon after maternity leave. She is the first mother of two to reach the second week of a Grand Slam tournament.
Sinner recovers against Djokovic
Badly embarked on the first quarter-final of Wimbledon, Jannik Sinner broke Novak Djokovic to pick up at 4-4 in the first set. The Serb is about to serve to take a slight advantage in this match which is now fully restarted.
Djokovic stifles Sinner from the start
Novak Djokovic is in his game. The Serbian entry break Jannik Sinner (13th) and then confirms it on his service. The Serb leads 3-0 in this first set. Sinner service.
Novak Djokovic enters the track against Sinner
The first quarter-final has just been launched between Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner. Carlos Alcaraz’s faller in the previous round, the Italian equaled his best performance in a Grand Slam tournament with this quarter-final. On the side of Djoko, the Serb is looking for a 21st GC title in London. Novak Djokovic won the first game on his serve.
Kyrgios accused of assaulting his former girlfriend
Currently in London where he will play his Wimbledon quarter-final match on Wednesday, Nick Kyrgios will have to go to court next month. As relayed by Canberra Times, the Australian tennis player is accused of assaulting his former girlfriend.
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“I do what I want”, defends Kyrgios accused of flouting the dress code
After qualifying for the Wimbledon quarter-finals against Brandon Nakashima, Nick Kyrgios defended himself against some of his detractors, who accused him of flouting the dress code of the competition.
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(From 2:30 p.m. French time / 1:30 p.m. English time)
Novak Djokovic (SER, n°1) – Jannik Sinner (ITA, n°10)
Marie Bouzkova (CZE) – Ons Jabeur (TUN, n°3)
(From 2 p.m. French time / 1.30 p.m. English time)
David Goffin (BEL) – Cameron Norrie (GBR, n°9)
Tatjana Maria (GER) – Jule Niemeier (GER)
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