Wimbledon 2018 - Update

July 10th

Kei Nishikoiri, overcame an arm injury to reach his first All England Club quarterfinal with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (12/10), 6-1 win over Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis. He became the first Japanese man in 23 years to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals to set-up a clash with Novak Djokovic.
 
Divij Sharan(India) and Artem Sitak(New Zealand) showed remarkable resilience to come back from two sets down and reach the pre-quarterfinals of the men’s doubles. The pair prevailed over Julio Peralta and Horacio Zeballos to win the five-setter thriller 6-7(5), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-4. The pair now faces American pair Jack Sock and Mike Bryan in the quarter- finals.
 
Jan-Lennard Struff(Germany) and Ben McLachlan(Japan) beat German Pair( Philipp Petzschner and Tim Putz) 6-3;6-4; 7-6(7/3) to book a place at the quarter-finals of Wimbledon 2018.
This pair is one of the youngest teams in the doubles tournament but they have managed to show a great amount of maturity in all their games. This maturity has got them to the quarterfinals where they will be taking on the duo made up of Frederik Nielsen from Denmark and Joe Salisbury from the United Kingdom.
 
Gabriela Dabrowski(Canada) and Xu Yifan(China) beat Vania King - Katarina Srebotnik (6-3, 6-3) to book a place in the quarter-finals of the women’s category, where they face, Bethanie Mattek-Sands(USA) and Lucie Safarova(Czech Republic).
 
Other Results:
Japanese pair Eri Hozumi and Ben McLachlan qualify for Round of 16(mixed doubles category) where they face Dutch pair -Jean - Julien Rojer and Demi Schuurs.
Nikola Mektic(Croatia) and Chan Hao-ching(China) beat Fabrice Martin and Raluca Olaru  6-2;6-4 to progress to the Round of 16(mixed doubles category) where they face Katarina Srebotnik(Slovenia) and Michael Venus(New Zealand).

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