Home » Sport

Federer qualifies for Wimbledon quarter-finals without dropping a set

11 July, 2018, 08:12 | Author: Drew Briggs
  • TENNIS-GBR-WIMBLEDON

When Novak Djokovic came off No 1 Court after a quick, nearly angry three-set win over the young Russian Karen Khachanov on Monday evening, he made it clear he was sick of being parked outside the tournament'sshowpiece arena, having also tested the grass of No 2 Court in the second round, after just one match on Centre Court, against Kyle Edmund.

Federer, who plays Kevin Anderson in the quarter-final of the Wimbledon is on course for a ninth title at the iconic All England Club was invited by Tendulkar to exchange notes about cricket after he wins his ninth crown.

Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 by beating Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5).

Meanwhile, seventh seed Karolina Pliskova crashed out at the hands of Kiki Bertens, leaving no top-10 seeds remaining in the women's draw. Alternatively, you can fearless the famous Wimbledon Queue!

Wimbledon appeared to make their decision on the scheduling after Djokovic requested to play on Centre Court.

Nadal, who plays at a slower, more deliberate pace, had no trouble with 93rd-ranked Jiri Vesely either, dismissing him, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4, in less than two hours. "It's going to help my volleys when I'm at the net stay a little bit lower, these kind of things".

Roger Federer beat Adrian Mannarino on Monday to progress to his 16th quarter-final at SW19. The victory allowed Anderson to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time in his professional career.

Russian couple divorce over Ronaldo-Messi debate
Brazil versus Belgium is shaping up to be the game of the quarterfinals considering the depth and quality of both squads. Wrote another, "I'm sure he can triple that amount in the remaining games". "Neymar does not need it".

For Kevin Anderson it was a day of firsts on Monday.

The Argentine, who leads the stubborn baseliner 4-3 in previous encounters, levelled on his second break point and it went to 5-5, but Simon broke again to take the first set off Del Potro in the tournament so far.

The 32-year-old, seeded eighth in this grass-court Grand Slam event, will now take on top-seeded Roger Federer in the round of 8. "After she was complaining, they were talking in Chinese, whatever language". But from what I've seen from him in the last couple of days, he looks like he's playing really, really well.

"I'm very proud to be in the same time as them".

In her third Wimbledon quarterfinal, Cibulkova faces former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. "I probably won't have another 6-0 set this week, so I'll enjoy this one".

Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber is taking on Russian Daria Kasatkina on Centre Court.

No. 24 Kei Nishikori avoided an upset, winning 4-6, 7-5 (5), 7-6 (10), 6-1 over unseeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia.

Recommended:



Popular

Four things we learned from the World Cup quarter-finals
Croatia had scored a draw against host country Russian Federation but won 4-3 in the penalty shootout. Defender of "Zenit" got emotional after the defeat against Croatia in ¼ of the 2018 world Cup .

No, The Trump Administration Didn't Oppose Breastfeeding At WHO
Research has shown that mother's milk contains far more nutrients that are necessary for a baby's health than infant formula. Taking a break from being an all-purpose bogeyman, Russia, we're told, saved the day and the United States was thwarted.

'Tiny' Hurricane Beryl strengthens; another storm may develop off NC coast
Satellite data indicate maximum sustained winds of around 80 miles per hour with higher gusts, and some strengthening is forecast. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions, forecasters warn.

Gareth Southgate has ‘racehorse trainer’s eye’ for England injuries
There have been 60 matches, 157 goals and four penalty shootouts - but just four teams remain in the 2018 World Cup . The Euro '96 anthem managed to topple Drake from the top spot, clocking up over one million streams in just one day.

George Clooney taken to hospital after motorcycle crash in Sardinia
The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works. George and Amal were seen arrive in the island on a private jet at the end of June with their twins Alexander and Ella.

First boys emerge from cave
Dr Harris continues to play a key role in the ongoing global effort to get the remaining eight boys and their coach to safety. Four boys have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand , the head of the rescue effort said on Sunday.

Thai rescuers race to drain water from cave before rain
In a possible new bid for a solution, engineers working for the entrepreneur Elon Musk will be sent to Thailand . Food, electrolyte drinks, drinking water, medicine and oxygen canisters have been delivered to them.

Saudi Arabia raised oil output by around 500,000 bpd in June
Later speaking to Reuters , the Iranian declared that oil prices will rise to Dollars 100, and it will all be Trump's "fault". Oil extended losses after state-owned Saudi Arabian Oil Co cut most pricing for Asian, European and USA markets.

Sacha Baron Cohen Teases New Trump Project
Of the celebrities that have verbally opposed Donald Trump as President, Sacha Baron Cohen is arguably among the loudest. The clip fades to a logo of Trump University as the text " Sacha Graduates Soon" appears on screen.

NBA Free Agency 2018: The Los Angeles Lakers are back
Succeeding with the Lakers is something different, according to numerous men who have worn this gold jersey. James deciding to leave the Cavaliers , again, left fans wondering what will be left of the city.