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Wimbledon 2021 News Highlights: Murray Out; Djokovic, Jabeur in Round 4

Wimbledon Tennis 2021 Highlights: Andy Murray has been knocked out after a 4-6, 2-6, 2-6 loss to 10th seed Denis Shapovalov. Earlier, Novak Djokovic beat Denis Kudla while Tunisian Ons Jabeur got a stunning win against Garbine Muguruza.

News18.com | July 03, 2021, 02:13 IST

Wimbledon Tennis 2021 Highlights: Andy Murray has been knocked out after a 4-6, 2-6, 2-6 loss to 10th seed Denis Shapovalov. Andy Murray had lost the fuel by the third set as Shapovalov stayed solid and took the match away. The second followed the same pattern as the first except Murray couldn’t put up much of a fight and the Canadian used the double break to close the set. Murray was a double break down and broke Shapovalov once when he was serving for the set. However, the Canadian closed it down in the second chance of asking. Novak Djokovic came from a break down in the third set against Denis Kudla to win his third round match 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(7). Djokovic was down 4-1 in the tiebreak as well but fought back to take the match in straight sets. has a two-set lead over Denis Kudla in his third round match. Ons Jabeur put on a spectacle to come from behind to beat former champion Garbine Muguruza in the third round. Andrey Rublev beat Fabio Fognini 6-3 5-7 6-4 6-2. 25th-seeded Karen Khachanov beat Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Karolina Pliskova beat Tereza Martincova 6-3, 6-3 as Iga Swiatek demolished Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1, 6-0. Elena Rybakina beat Shelby Rogers 6-1, 6-4, while Aryna Sabalenka defeated Maria Camila Osorio Serrano 6-0, 6-3. Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza beat Ankita Raina and Ramakumar Ramanathan 6-2, 7-6(5) in the first round of the mixed doubles.

The five-time champion, Novak Djokovic, who is chasing a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title, will be wary of Kudla despite his modest ranking of 114.
Kudla made the fourth round in 2015 where it took former US Open champion Marin Cilic to stop him while he also has four quarter-finals at grass court events to his name. Djokovic will also be aware that the last time he fell to an American in the third round was in 2016 when Sam Querrey shattered his bid to win the third leg of a calendar Grand Slam.

Jul 03, 2021 02:13 (IST)

Andy Murray has been knocked out after a 4-6, 2-6, 2-6 loss to 10th seed Denis Shapovalov. Andy Murray had lost the fuel by the third set as Shapovalov stayed solid and took the match away.

Jul 03, 2021 01:53 (IST)

Andy Murray is two sets down as he trails Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 2-6. The second followed the same pattern as the first except Murray couldn't put up much of a fight and the Canadian used the double break to close the set.

Jul 03, 2021 00:59 (IST)

The second set is seeing the exact same pattern as the first. Shapovalov is up a double break once again with a lead of 4-1 and will be serving to increase the lead to 5-1.

Jul 03, 2021 00:32 (IST)

Andy Murray fought hard in that first set. He had two opportunities to get the double break back and stop Shapovalov from taking the first set but the Canadian holds on to take it 6-4.

Jul 02, 2021 22:48 (IST)

Sebastian Korda took a two-set lead against Brit Dan Evans at the Centre Court after taking the third set 6-3. He is now just a set away from knockout out Britain's No.1 in his first appearance at the Wimbledon.

Jul 02, 2021 22:43 (IST)

Look at the scream after winning that game! Even after 19 Grand Slam titles, it still means so much to Novak Djokovic.

Jul 02, 2021 22:27 (IST)

Novak Djokovic came from a break down in the third set against Denis Kudla to win his third round match 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(7). Djokovic was down 4-1 in the tiebreak as well but fought back to take the match in straight sets.

It was not a very easy match for Djokovic and he was seen emoting a lot on the court.

Jul 02, 2021 22:14 (IST)
Wimbledon 2021: Russian Wildcard Liudmila Samsonova Stuns Sloane Stephens to Reach Last 16

Russian wildcard Liudmila Samsonova beat former US Open champion Sloane Stephens to make last 16 on her Wimbledon debut.

Jul 02, 2021 22:10 (IST)
Wimbledon 2021: Ons Jabeur's Stunning Tennis Knocks Out Garbine Muguruza

Tunisian Ons Jabeur cast a spell over former champion Garbine Muguruza and dazzled the Centre Court crowd to reach the Wimbledon fourth round.

Jul 02, 2021 22:06 (IST)

Dan Evans broke Sebastian Korda once in the second set to take it 6-3 eventually. The two are currently locked at 2-2 in the third set.

Jul 02, 2021 21:41 (IST)

Djokovic, for two sets, has been solid and has not given much to Denis Kudla. He leads 6-4, 6-3.

However, The Serb is down a break in the third set.

Jul 02, 2021 21:23 (IST)

Korda, on his Wimbledon debut year, has taken the first set off Evans. He took the first set 6-3. It will be interesting to see if Evans can fight back, surely the Centre Court crowd will be cheering him on.

Jul 02, 2021 21:16 (IST)

And this is just one of the many magical moments Ons Jabeur created at the Centre Court today!

Jul 02, 2021 21:01 (IST)

At Centre Court, Britain No.1 Dan Evans is up against USA's Sebastian Korda and they've both held their serves extremely well so far.

Andy Murray will be in action against Denis Shapovalov at the Centre Court after this one.

Jul 02, 2021 20:49 (IST)

Novak Djokovic has no trouble whatsoever! He takes the first set 6-4 against Denis Kudla with assured tennis. This is no test for the world No.1 at the moment.

Jul 02, 2021 20:39 (IST)

Ons Jabeur put on a spectacle to come from behind to beat former champion Garbine Muguruza in the third round 5-7, 6-3, 6-2. She will face the former French Open champion Iga Swiatek next.

Jul 02, 2021 20:25 (IST)

Centre Court Classic

If you are missing Ons Jabeur vs Garbine Muguruza at the Wimbledon Centre Court, you are missing a fantastic battle. Jabeur is in her best groove and is outmaneuvering the former Wimbledon champion. Muguruza had won the first set but Jabeur took the second to force a decider. In the ongoing third set, Jabeur is two breaks up.

Jabeur leads 5-7, 6-3, 5-1*

Jul 02, 2021 19:50 (IST)

Liudmila Samsonova gets the better of Sloane Stephens 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 on No 1 Court

Jul 02, 2021 19:19 (IST)
Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza Wins Historic All-Indian Wimbledon Match

Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza beat Ankita Raina and Ramakumar Ramanathan 6-2, 7-6(5) in the all-Indian first-round mixed doubles clash.

Jul 02, 2021 19:08 (IST)

Fifth seeded Russian Andrey Rublev booked a place in the second week of the tournament for the first time with a 6-3 5-7 6-4 6-2 win over Italian Fabio Fognini.

Jul 02, 2021 18:59 (IST)

Results So Far - 

Men

3rd rd

Andrey Rublev (RUS x5) bt Fabio Fognini (ITA x26) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2

Karen Khachanov (RUS x25) bt Frances Tiafoe (USA) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Women

3rd rd

Karolina Pliskova (CZE x8) bt Tereza Martincova (CZE) 6-3, 6-3

Iga Swiatek (POL x7) bt Irina-Camelia Begu (ROM) 6-1, 6-0

Elena Rybakina (KAZ x18) bt Shelby Rogers (USA) 6-1, 6-4

Aryna Sabalenka (BLR x2) bt Maria Camila Osorio Serrano (COL) 6-0, 6-3

Jul 02, 2021 18:48 (IST)

Duchess of Cambridge helps out in the Kitchen

The Duchess of Cambridge put in some work in the kitchens during a visit to Wimbledon on Day 5.

The duchess, formerly known as Kate Middleton, helped prepare strawberry desserts in one of the kitchens at the All England Club which has been used to distribute hot meals as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kate wore a brown apron and a white and blue face mask as she cored strawberries and prepared other dessert items that will be served at the tournament.

She also visited one of the outside courts to watch Jamie Murray of Britain play a doubles match.

The duchess is a patron of the All England Club and has been a regular visitor to the royal box on Centre Court, often alongside her husband, Prince William.

Jul 02, 2021 18:11 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Rohan akes double faults as Ramakumar hits it into the net... as Ankita too double faults. Sania's return can't be stopped by Ramakumar and the senior pro are 2-3. Ramakumar hits it long and it is 3-3. Good net play from Rohan and it is 4-3 in their favour. What a point but Sania's touch as Ramakumar serves an ace to make it 4-5. Rohan with a good serve and it 6-4 but Sania miss timed her smash and it is 6-5. What a shot from Rohand and they win 7-5. 

Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza win 6-2, 7-6(5)!

Jul 02, 2021 18:04 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Ankita misses a return and another as the senior pro go 30-0 up. They are up 40-0 with Ramakumar hitting it long. Sania wraps it up 6-6.

Onto a tie-breaker!

Jul 02, 2021 18:01 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Ankita misses another serve after Sania's beautiful return and it 0-30. Sania hits a return long and it 15-30. Rohan hits a return long and it is 30-30. Good work from Ramakumar at the net and they are up 40-30. Sania hits it long and the youngster lead 6-5.

Jul 02, 2021 17:58 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Rohan starts with a good serve as Ankita then hits long, to 30-0 up. Rohan makes a mistake but Ankita hits it wide and it 40-15. They wrap it up and it 5-5.

Jul 02, 2021 17:54 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Ramakumar hits an ace and then Rohan send his return into the net and the young pair go 30-0 up. Ramakumar hits another ace and it is 40-0 but Ankita misses her smash and it 40-15. Another ace and they make it 5-4.

Jul 02, 2021 17:52 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

 Sania hits a return long on her backhand but Ankita hits it out on her serve return. Another mistake and they go 30-15 up. Sania hits a forehand return long, after some terrific rally, and it is30-30. Good net pay from Ankita and 40-30. Ankita miss-hits her return and it is deuce. A double fault from Sania as Rohan takes a return on the volley and makes it deuce again. A similar net play from Rohan and they wraps it up to make it 4-4.

Jul 02, 2021 17:46 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Ankita's serving have cost the pair so far as the senior pros go 0-30 up. Ramakumar with some crafty net-play and it is 15-30. Ankita commits a double fault and makes it up with a good down the line serve. Bopanna/Mirza though, break again. it is 3-4.  

Jul 02, 2021 17:43 (IST)

Rohan Bopanna/Sania Mirza vs Ankita Raina/Ramakumar Ramanathan

Rohan with a good serve and smash to go 15-0 up as Sania hits a smashing return as Ramakumar miss-hits. An ace from Rohan and the wrap up the game at love.

Wimbledon 2021 News Highlights: Murray Out; Djokovic, Jabeur in Round 4
Wimbledon day 5 live (AP)

Former two-time champion Andy Murray, who put in a spectacular performance to beat qualifier Oscar Otte from two sets to one down on Wednesday, has a tough assignment against 10th seeded Denis Shapovalov of Canada. Elsewhere, Ons Jabeur, the first Tunisian to get to the third round at the All England Club, takes on 2017 champion Garbine Muguruza.

When does WIMBLEDON 2021 start and what is the schedule?

The qualifiers of Wimbledon started on 22 June with the tournament proper beginning 28 June. The women’s singles final is scheduled to be played on July 10, with the men’s singles final to take place the following day on July 11 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

Where to watch WIMBLEDON 2021 on TV and LIVE STREAMING Online in India?

Wimbledon will be available live on TV on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 2 SD and HD channels, while the tournament can be live-streamed  on Disney+ Hotstar in India.

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