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Jabeur, Norrie, Maria, Djokovic: what to remember from Tuesday's day at Wimbledon

2022-07-05T19:23:33.078Z

Start of the quarters in London, this Tuesday with a stunning Serb, a British hero, an African heroine and a happy mother.



At Wimbledon,

To discover

  • Wimbledon: men's schedule and results

  • Wimbledon: ladies schedule and results

The master of the place

Coming back from afar, the three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic came back from a handicap of two sets to beat Jannik Sinner (13th in the world) 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, Tuesday in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon final and head to an 11th semi-final in London where he will face local Cameron Norrie.

Point

Manhandled against Jannick Sinner, Novak Djokovic finally had the last word.

The Serb notably realizing some exceptional defensive moves of which he has the secret.

Like that phenomenal winning backhand pass at the end of the race, followed by a mind-blowing celebration.

The phrase

I still think I can come back two sets behind.

It may be the experience, the toilet break, or a combination of the two …

”, joked Novak Djokovic, who had made the headlines a little in Paris last year with his toilet breaks.

Read alsoWimbledon: even tossed about and with his back to the wall, Djokovic still hovers on the London lawn

The number

84

By beating Sinner, the Serb signed his 84th consecutive victory in the London Major.

He thus equals Jimmy Connors in second place, behind Roger Federer (105).

The other digit

25

By dominating the Czech Marie Bouzkova (66th) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, the Tunisian Ons Jabeur became Tuesday at Wimbledon the first player from the African continent to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament since South African Amanda Coetzer in 1997, 25 years ago.

And she becomes the first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam semi-final.

The fight

On a short number 1, where the atmosphere was very hot, the Briton Cameron Norrie, 12th in the world, tamed the Belgian David Goffin (58th), 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 7 -5 in 3:38 to become the first Briton to enter the London Major's last four since Andy Murray in 2016, when he won the tournament for the second time.

The beautiful story

Nothing is ever too late.

Tatjana Maria, 103rd in the world and mother of two little girls, had never passed the third round of a Grand Slam, already reached at Wimbledon in 2015. Barely a year ago, she gave birth to her second child.

She took over the snowshoes only a few months ago.

With success.

At 34, the German qualified for the semi-finals on Tuesday by dismissing 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 her compatriot Jule Niemeier (97th), 22, who for her part only participated in the second tournament of the Grand Slam.

the tweener

Nick Kygios is emulated.

In the boys' singles draw, Kalin Ivanovski secured his quarter-final berth against Mexico's Pacheco with a daring tweener serve.

info

Qualified for the quarter-finals, Nick Kyrgios, is also… summoned to appear in a Canberra court in early August on charges of assault, on a charge of assault following an incident which occurred in December 2021. The Australian's lawyer clarified that "

for the moment, the charges are not considered proven by the court

" and that "

Mr. Kyrgios is not considered to be charged with an offense until his first appearance

".

Source: lefigaro

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