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Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal

11 July, 2018, 03:55 | Author: Candice Daniels
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I'm a big player, big serve.

Goerges will face seven-time champion Serena Williams in the semifinals on Thursday.

Beaten by Serena in the 2016 final, Kerber takes on Russian 14th seed Daria Kasatkina, a 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 6-2 victor against Belgian world number 47 Alison Van Uytvanck.

While tennis purists salivate at the prospect of another dream final showdown between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the two living legends' greatest rival is threatening to tear up the script.

If his big serve - which has blasted 96 aces in four matches - kicks in, Federer could be in trouble.

Nishikori is playing in his first Wimbledon quarter-final.

It has been seven long years since the world No.1 has reached the final eight in London.

The other last-eight tie, between Milos Raonic and John Isner, finishes off the Court One schedule.

Having crashed out in the first round at Wimbledon for five consecutive times, Goerges' emotions spilled over at the end of the match after she embraced Bertens at the net.

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Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro earned himself a chance to set the record straight against Rafael Nadal after sealing a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Del Potro, who made more than 20 unforced errors in the set, made hard work of winning the tiebreak, clinching it 7-5 on the seventh set point when Simon put a return high and wide and the Argentine roared in celebration.

The odds are stacked against Anderson who will be playing in his first last-eight match at the All England Club while Federer is in his 16th.

Del Potro is in his first quarter-final at the tournament since 2013 when he reached the semi-final. The Spaniard is hoping his old rival, and eight-time champion, gets knocked out before that.

After Wimbledon's official Twitter account asked for a rating of Federer's shot, the ICC replied with an updated version of their batting rankings, placing the Swiss at the same place he is seeded at Wimbledon - No. 1.

Scheduled last on No. 1 Court, Djokovic and Khachanov did not get underway until after 19:00 local time at the All England Club on Monday.

However, the form he is in, they could align all the stars against him, blindfold him, strap an elephant to his ankle and he would still make it through to the weekend - with no disrespect to Anderson, the 2017 US Open finalist and seeded eighth here.

Her opponent is 52nd-ranked Camila Giorgi of Italy, who has never taken a set off Williams in their three previous meetings. "It was dark so I couldn't see the ball that well and it was very windy".

The 28-year-old Nishikori is the first Japanese man to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon since Shuzo Matsuoka in 1995.

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