Novak Djokovic qualified for the Wimbledon 20021 quarter-finals, dominating Cristian Garin in straight sets: final results 6-2 6-4 6-2. The Serbian champion showed a tennis impossible to stem for the Chilean (despite an interruption due to rain), notoriously a much more talented player for clay-courts.
Now Nole, in the round of 8, will meet Marton Fucsovics, the tournament's great outsider. In the other matches, Karen Khachanov beat the young American Sebastian Korda 3-6 6-4 6-3 5-7 10-8, on his first participation in Wimbledon.
Korda, followed by his father Petr the 1998 Australian Open, dominated the match for long stretches before being defeated in the fifth set. Matteo Berrettini becomes the fifth Italian tennis player in history to reach the quarter-finals on the lawns of the Championships.
Berrettini, despite some problems at the start, maintains incredibly high standards and grabs the thirtieth success of the season thanks to an excellent 6-4 6-3 6-1. Now he will wait for one between Alexander Zverev and Felix Auger Aliassime.
Ashleigh Barty reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon 2021 by beating Barbora Krejcicova, Roland Garros 2021 champion for 7-5 6-3. The Australian who struggled a lot to find the rhythm to put her rival in difficulty. Before the tiebreaker of the first set, Barty got more aggressive and placed the break that allowed her to take home the first set 7-5.
In the second set, however, the decisive break comes in the sixth game. Australia defended him with their nails and then finished in an hour and 35 minutes of play. In the other matches, Aryna Sabalenka who overtook Kazakh Elena Rybakina 6-3 4-6 6-3.
Ons Jabeur, after ousting two former Wimbledon champions (Venus Williams in the second round and Garbine Muguruza in the third) qualified for the quarter-finals for the first time by beating Iga Swiatek in three sets.
INDIAN WELLS WILL OFFICIALLY BE PLAYED IN OCTOBER 2021!
ndian Wells 2021 will officially be played in October. The BNP Paribas Open will take place between 4 and 17 October, completely revolutionizing the October schedule. The announcement came directly from the director of the tournament Tommy Haas: the women's draw will be 96 players with a qualifying draw accessible to 32 players, while the men's will be for 56 players.
The total prize pool will be $ 15.3 million, the highest for a non-Grand Slam tournament. The guidelines for the participation of tennis players, on the other hand, will be established by the protocols in force for ATP and WTA at the time of the tournament.
Haas said: "The BNP Paribas Open in October will be an opportunity not to be missed. I know that all the fans have been waiting for a long time for the return of the tournament and we can't wait to give them an unforgettable event that celebrates the unique experience in Tennis Paradise"
The WTA has already confirmed that all Chinese and Japanese tournaments will be canceled with the exception of the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. ATP has instead confirmed that week from 10 to 17 October will be reserved for the Indian Wells.
The goal is to keep the Shanghai Masters 1000 on the schedule, which would be held in the course of the immediately preceding week (4-10 October). Given the temporal proximity and the great geographical distance, it is not certain that these confirmations will arrive and even the Chinese Masters 1000 could will be skipped.
The announcement came directly from the director of the tournament Tommy Haas: the women's draw will be 96 players with a qualifying draw accessible to 32 players, while the men's will be for 56 players. The total prize pool will be $ 15.3 million, the highest for a non-Grand Slam tournament.