Wimbledon: 'It a dream to play semifinal here', says world no 1 Carlos Alcaraz
Alcaraz reached the maiden Wimbledon semifinal on Wednesday when he defeated 20-year-old Holger Rune. For the Spaniard, it was another memorable moment in his already record-breaking career. Alcaraz's match against the World No.6 Rune was the first men’s Wimbledon quarter-final battle in the Open Era (since 1968) to be contested between two players aged under 21.
Wimbledon: Sabalenka overpowers Keys to reach semifinals
Asked what motivates Aryna Sabalenka more -- the chance for her first Wimbledon title, or the No.1 ranking?, she said," "To be honest. I want both. But I’m trying to focus on myself because I know if I start thinking about all this stuff, I'm going to lose my focus on the court, my game."
Wimbledon: Jabeur rallies past Rybakina to return to semis
"I believe last year maybe I wasn't ready to play this kind of match. I don't regret last year. It happened for a reason. I always say it. It was meant to be this year. It was meant to be in the quarterfinals," Jabeur said afterwards. "I have learned a lot from the final last year. Definitely very proud of myself for the improvement that I did mentally, physically, and with the tennis racquet," she added.
Wimbledon: Alcaraz sinks Rune, sets up semis clash against Medvedev
Carlos Alcaraz’s match against the World No. 6 Holger Rune was the first men’s Wimbledon quarter-final battle in the Open Era (since 1968) to be contested between two players aged under 21 and both played with youthful freedom on Centre Court to entertain the packed crowd.
Novak Djokovic passes Andrey Rublev test to face Sinner in Wimbledon semifinals
The Serbian will play Italy's eighth seed Jannik Sinner for a place in the final. Sinner booked his first Grand Slam semifinal appearance by beating Russia's Roman Safiullin 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, reports Xinhua. However, Djokovic will play his 46th major semifinal, equalling Roger Federer's men's singles record.
Wimbledon: Judging with the results I had here, I do consider myself favourite, says Novak Djokovic
Following Tuesday’s quarterfinal victory against Andrey Rublev, the Serbian delivered a punchline, "It ain’t happening!" in his on-court interview, when asked about his fellow competitors' aim to stop his run at the season's third major. The World No. 2, who will next compete in his 46th major semifinal on Friday against Italian Jannik Sinner, doubled down on his statement in his post-match press conference.
Wimbledon 2023: Sinner storms into maiden Grand Slam semifinal with win over Roman Safiullin
The Italian eighth seed survived a fright when he lost the second set before fighting back to win the next two sets, emerging a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory in two hours and 14 minutes at No.1 Court. The 21-year-old Sinner thus became the third Italian man to reach the last four at Wimbledon, joining Nicola Pietrangeli (1960) and 2021 finalist Matteo Berrettini.