Sport Djokovic beats darkness to reach quarter-finals

05:11  10 july  2018
05:11  10 july  2018 Source:   reuters.com

Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semi-final to reach final at SW19

  Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semi-final to reach final at SW19 The South African outlasted the American after more than six hours and will now face Rafael Nadal or Novak DjokovicThe No.8 seed triumphed 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 over the No.9 seed.

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Novak Djokovic holding a racket: Wimbledon © REUTERS/Andrew Boyers Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic was kept waiting in the wings till after 7pm local time before he could start swinging his racket against Russia's Karen Khachanov at Wimbledon on Monday.

Novak Djokovic holding a racket: Wimbledon © REUTERS/Andrew Boyers Wimbledon But there was no stopping the Serb once he made it on to Court One as he romped to a 6-4 6-2 6-2 win to reach the quarter-finals for a 10th time.

With Kevin Anderson taking almost 3-1/2 hours to tame French showman Gael Monfils in the previous match, Djokovic knew he had about two hours of daylight left if he wanted to avoid coming back on Tuesday's rest day to finish off the contest.

Sweet 16 for Federer at Wimbledon

  Sweet 16 for Federer at Wimbledon Roger Federer needed just 16 minutes to win the opening set in a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 defeat of France's Adrian Mannarino to reach his 16th Wimbledon quarter-final on Monday. Eight-time champion Federer will be playing in his 53rd Grand Slam last-eight when he tackles either Gael Monfils of France or Kevin Anderson, the eighth-seeded South African.Top seed Federer, 36, has now won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon, just two behind his record set from the third round in 2005 to his title triumph in 2006.

Novak Djokovic strengthened his claims as a French Open contender by reaching the quarter - finals with a straight-set victory over Spain's Fernando Verdasco. If Djokovic beats Cecchinato he will meet either German second seed Alexander Zverev or Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem - who

Novak Djokovic strengthened his claims as a French Open contender by reaching the quarter - finals with a straight-set victory over Spain's Fernando Verdasco. Djokovic , seeded 20th, won 6-3 6-4 6-2 against 30th seed Verdasco.

a man hitting a ball with a racket: Wimbledon © REUTERS/Andrew Boyers Wimbledon The 12th seed timed the conclusion almost to perfection, sealing victory at 8.50pm on his third match point after Khachanov dumped a tired backhand into the net to end a 20-stroke rally.

Djokovic, winner of three singles titles at the All England Club, will next meet Japan's 24th seed Kei Nishikori.

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Tennis legend full of praise for modern-day greats on the 50th anniversary of his first Wimbledon victory as a professional.Djokovic’s fourth Wimbledon title lifts him to 13 career Grand Slam titles, moving ahead of Roy Emerson and leaving him behind only Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Pete Sampras.

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