Novak Djokovic, the two-time defending champion, held every service game Monday. won his 50th Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating No. 17-seeded Cristian Garciain won Wimbledon, 6-2.
Djokovic won his 12th quarterfinal berth in Wimbledon. This ties him with Arthur Gore, who is currently third on the men’s all time list. He trails Roger Federer’s 18 points and Jimmy Connors 14.
Three men were first Wimbledon quarterfinalists, including No. 25 Karen Khachanov, from Russia, was crowned the Wimbledon quarterfinalist. He beat American Sebastian Korda in a bizarre fifth match. There were 13 service breaks during the final set, as both players battled fatigue and nerves.
It was disappointing for Korda’s Wimbledon debut, which had been so impressive.
Next Khachanov will face No. 10 Denis Shapovalov was the winner of 15 aces, beating No. 8 Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-3 7-5
For the first time, Shapovalov and Khachanov joined Wimbledon’s final 8 for the first-ever time. 7 Matteo Berrettini defeated Ilya Ivashka, 6-4,6-3, 6-1, to become the first Italian man to reach the quarterfinals in 23 years.
Ash Barty, top-ranked, became a Wimbledon quarterfinalist for the first time when she defeated Barbora Krejcikova (7-5, 6-3). Barty was again troubled by a weak serve, but she saved eight of the 10 break points and managed an ace on match point to end Krejcikova’s 15-match winning streak.
Barty is yet to perform at her best, but she is expected to win her second Grand Slam title. The Australian was the Wimbledon girls singles champion in 2011 and won the 2019 French Open.
Barty said, “I love coming here and testing myself against the best people in the world,” to the crowd. “And there is no place I’d rather go at the moment.
Ons Jabeur, Tunisia’s first Arab woman, reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals after she defeated 2020 French Open champion Iga Swaitek 5-7-6-1, 6-1. Jabeur, who was seeded 21st in the tournament, converted all seven break point opportunities.
No. Aryna Sabalenka, 2nd seed, reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinals by defeating Elena Rybakina, 6-3, 6-8, 6-3. No. No. 8 Karolina Pliskova won 10 aces, and Liudmila Samsonova was eliminated 6-2, 3-3.
The schedule included all 16 matches in the fourth round for both men and women to begin the second week of the tournament.