Wimbledon Tennis 2021 Highlights: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lost to Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Rojer 3-6, 6-3, 9-11 in the mixed doubles Round of 16. Roger Federer‘s hopes of winning a record-equalling ninth Wimbledon title ended in the quarter-finals following a 6-3 7-6(4) 6-0 defeat by Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz. Federer, the winner of 20 Grand Slam titles, had been chasing Martina Navratilova’s All England Club haul of nine singles titles.
Novak Djokovic reached his 10th semifinal at Wimbledon and 41st at a major tournament with a straight-set victory over unseeded Marton Fucsovics. Djokovic won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on a windy, cloudy afternoon at Centre Court to continue his pursuit of a sixth championship at the All England Club and a record-tying 20th Grand Slam title overall. The 34-year-old from Serbia also improved to 19-0 at majors this season as he pursues the first calendar-year Grand Slam by a man since Rod Laver in 1969. The top-seeded Djokovic raced to a 5-0 lead after 18 minutes against Fucsovics, a 29-year-old from Hungary who is ranked 48th and was making his major quarterfinal debut. But Djokovic then had a three-game blip and needed six set points before eventually closing out the opener.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov produced a storming finish to beat Karen Khachanov in five sets and reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, his deepest run at a Grand Slam tournament. The quarter-final was in danger of slipping away from the stylish 22-year-old left-hander when he trailed by two sets to one against but he hit back to win 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-1 6-4. Shapovalov, who put out twice winner Andy Murray in the third round, will play defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic on Friday when he will bid to become only the second Canadian man to reach a Grand Slam final. He will take on Matteo Berrettini, who defeated Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3!
Matteo Berrettini became only the second Italian man to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals after powering past Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 5-7 7-5 6-3!
Roger Federer has lost in straight sets to 14th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz in the quarterfinals.
Hurkacz won 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-0 on Centre Court.
Hurkacz was playing in his first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Federer was looking for a record 21st Grand Slam title, and ninth at Wimbledon.
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lose 3-6, 6-3, 9-11 to Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Rojer in the Mixed Doubles Round of 16.
What a comeback!
10th seed Denis Shapovalov beats Karen Khachanov 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-1 6-4!
With the win, Canadian Shapovalov reached his first Wimbledon semi-finals...
Novak Djokovic beats unseeded Marton Fucsovics in straight sets!
Playing in his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final, Novak Djokovic recorded a century of tour-level wins on grass as he suffocated the challenge of Marton Fucsovics with a 6-3 6-4 6-4 win to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals
10th #Wimbledon semi-final.— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 7, 2021
41st Grand Slam semi-final.
100th match-win on grass.
Will anyone stop the Djoker? The defending champion is into the final 4 with a straight sets victory over Marton Fucsovics pic.twitter.com/Ah1JcW2KpL
World No.1 Novak Djokovic faces the unseeded Marton Fucsovics on Centre Court.
As on Court No. 1, 10th-seeded Denis Shapovalov and No. 25 Karen Khachanov have help serves up until now...
Shapovalov vs Khachanov: This contest has all the makings of a classic. Khachanov starts with a 1-0 lead before Shapovalov draws level at 1-1. However, Khachanov despite a misjudgement on his part holds and regains the one-point advantage at 2-1. Shapovalov steadily finding his rhythm though as with a drop shot he draws level again at 2-2
Hello and welcome to News18Sports' live coverage of the Wimbledon 2021. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic headline day 9 of the tournament. While Federer takes on 18th-ranked Hubert Hurkacz, world number one Novak Djokovic faces Hungary's Marton Fucsovics. Should Federer reach the semi-finals for the 14th time, he will face either Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini or Felix Auger-Aliassime, the 16th-seeded Canadian.
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.