Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest Tennis news today Thursday July 11, 2019
Roger Federer has set up a Semi-final clash with World No 2 Rafael Nadal at the Wimbledon. Federer defeated Japan’s Nishikori 4-6 6-1 6-4 6-4 while Nadal beat Sam Querrey 7-5 6-2 6-2.
Federer is set to be the oldest man to reach the Semi-finals of a Grand Slam at the age of 37 years and 340 days since Jimmy Connors 28 years ago.
In other Quarter-final matches…
Novak Djokovic beat D. Coffin 6-4 6-0 6-2 and
R. Bautista Agut beat G. Pella 7-5 6-4 3-6 6-3
In the women’s category, Serena Williams is chasing her 8th Wimbledon single trophy and is just one win away from reaching the final of the competition. The American woman will play unseeded Czech Republic star Barbora Strycova in the Semi-final on Thursday.
Mixed double Andy Murray and Serena Williams have been knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-final by Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar with a 6-3 4-6 6-2 defeat.
British star Andy Murray has ruled himself out of competing in the singles of the US Open which is to hold next month. He continues his rehabilitation from hip injury and will not yet be ready to go full force into competitions’ single.
The following matches will hold at Wimbledon today..
E. Svitolina Vs S. Halep 1:00pm
S. Williams Vs B. Strýcová 2:15pm
É. Roger-Vasselin and N. Mahut Vs
F. Polášek and I. Dodig 1:00pm
R. Klaasen and M. Venus Vs R. Farah and J. Cabal 3:30pm
K. Peschke and W. Koolhof Vs A. Sitak and L. Siegemund 12:20pm
B. Soares and N. Melichar Vs Z. Yang and M. Middelkoop 3:00pm
J. Ostapenko and R. Lindstedt Vs R. Olaru and F. Škugor 4:20pm
I. Dodig and Y. Chan Vs E. Hoyt and E. Silva
Have a wonderful day ahead.