Wimbledon Tennis 2021 Highlights: Coco Gauff and Caty McNally lost their women’s doubles Round of 16 match against the Russian pair of Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina 6-7(0), 6-4, 3-6. Sania Mirza and Rohan Boppana lose the first set 3-6 in their mixed doubles Round of 16 match against 14th seeds Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Rojer. The match has been however suspended again due to rain.
Ashleigh Barty cruises into the semi-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 win over fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanovic. Angelique Kerber reaches another semi-final in London with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Karolina Muchova. Aryna Sabalenka makes her first semi-final with a 6-4, 6-3 win against Ons Jabeur. Karolina Pliskova produced another dominating performance as she beat Viktorija Golubic 6-2, 6-2.
Second seed Daniil Medvedev was knocked out by Polish Hubert Hurkacz in the fourth round as they returned on Tuesday after rain suspended their match on Monday night. Hurkacz beat Medvedev 2-6, 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to advance to his first Grand Slam quarter-final.
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Wimbledon 2021: World No.1 Ash Barty outclassed compatriot Ajla Tomljanovic 6-1 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.
Wimbledon 2021: Former champion Angelique Kerber put up a strong show to beat an error-prone Karolina Muchova 6-2 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.
World No.1 Ashleigh Barty made the Wimbledon 2021 semi-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 win over fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanovic. This is her first last four at Wimbledon and here is what she had to say after the match.
"Ajla is an incredible competitor. I have practiced with her, we are Fed Cup teammates. She is a great competitor, all Aussies are proud of her. It was great to share the court with her today.
"This is a dream come true. I know you hear that a lot but this is my dream and I am glad I have the opportunity to come out here and enjoy and live my dream.
"It's the ultimate test, she has had success here, had the best fortnight here possible. I love these kind of match-ups. I hope I can give myself the chance here again."
Wimbledon 2021: Second seed Aryna Sabalenka proved too powerful for Tunisian Ons Jabeur as she stormed into the semi-finals with a 6-4 6-3 victory.
Wimbledon 2021: Karolina Pliskova got a rapidfire 6-2 6-2 win over Swiss Viktorija Golubic to make the semi-finals.
Wimbledon 2021: Poland's Hubert Hurkacz ousted second seed Daniil Medvedev in their rain-hit match to reach his maiden major quarter-final, where he will meet Roger Federer.
Angelique Kerber reached her fourth Wimbledon semi-finals with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Karolina Muchova. Kerber had won the title in 2018 defeating Serena Williams and she is going for her title No.2 in London.
Aryna Sabalenka makes her first Wimbledon semi-final with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Tunisian Ons Jabeur. Sabalenka brought to play all her power and precision to beat Jabeur, who has had a fantastic tournament. Sabalenka put up a very impressive show.
Karolina Pliskova marched on towards the Wimbledon 2021 semi-finals after a 6-2, 6-2 solid win over Viktorija Golubic. Pliskova has not dropped a single set on route to the semis.
Second seed Daniil Medvedev was knocked out in the fourth round of Wimbledon 2021. Polish Hubert Hurkacz defeated Medvedev 2-6, 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to advance to his first Grand Slam quarter-final. He will play Roger Federer at the Centre Court on Wednesday.
Mixed doubles action kicked off day 8 of the tournament with Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna taking on Slovenian-Dutch pair of Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Roger in the round of 16 clash and Nicole Melichar/Edouard Roger-Vasselin facing Andrej Vaseilevski/Arina Rodionova. Bothe matches have been suspended now.
Nicole Melichar/Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs Andrej Vaseilevski/Arina Rodionova: 3-0
Sania Mirza/Rohan Bopann vs Andreja Klepa/Jean-Julien Roger: 1-1
Here is what Ash Barty had to say after advancing to the semi-final: “Ajla is an incredible competitor. I have practiced with her, we are Fed Cup teammates. She is a great competitor, all Aussies are proud of her. It was great to share the court with her today.
“This is a dream come true. I know you hear that a lot but this is my dream and I am glad I have the opportunity to come out here and enjoy and live my dream.
“It’s the ultimate test, she has had success here, had the best fortnight here possible. I love these kind of match-ups. I hope I can give myself the chance here again.”
The mixed doubles pair of Sania and Bopanna are the only Indians left in the draw. Bopanna-Divij Sharan were knocked out in the first round of men’s doubles while Sania and her partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands lost in the second round of women’s doubles. Sania-Bopanna had defeated another Indian pair in Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanthan in the opening round.
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.
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.