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Jul 11, 2018
5:53AM

Wimbledon: Indian campaign ends with defeat of Indo-New Zealand pair of Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak

In Wimbledon tennis today, Indian campaign ends with the defeat of Indo-New Zealand pair of Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak by American duo of Jack Sock and Michael Bryan 6-7, 6-7, 7-6, 4-6 in the Men's Doubles quarterfinal match. 

It is ladies’ quarter-finals day today, featuring eight contenders, all dreaming of lifting the Venus Rosewater Dish for the first time. Serena Williams survived a scare to reach the semi-finals with a comeback victory over hard-hitting Italian Camila Giorgi. 


The 23-time Grand Slam champion dropped her first set of the championships but came through 3-6 6-3 6-4. Williams will face German 13th seed Julia Gorges, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 winner against No. 20 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in Thursday's semi-finals.

 

Jelena Ostapenko and Angelique Kerber advanced to the women'singles semi-finals today. Latvia's Ostapenko beat Dominika Cibulkova  7-6, 5-4 and the 2016 finalist Angelique Kerber beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 in their respective quarter-final matches. For the first time at Wimbledon, none of the top-10 women seeds have made this stage.

 

In mixed doubles, the duo of N.Mektic and H.Chan also advanced to semi-final, beating the pair of F.Martin and R.Olaru 6-2, 6-4 in the quarters.

 

Quarter-final matches in Mixed Doubles, Women's doubles and Men's singles will be played tomorrow. In Men's Singles, record 8-time winner Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson will feature.

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