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Novak Djokovic beats Marton Fucsovics to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

In his 10th Wimbledon semi-final the Serbian will meet Canadian 10th seed Denis Shapovalov in the last four
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
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Agencies   |   London   |   Published 08.07.21, 03:52 AM

Playing in his 50th grand slam quarter final, Novak Djokovic recorded a century of tour-level wins on grass as he suffocated the challenge of Marton Fucsovics with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Fucsovics produced some gutsy shots to stay alive in the first set when Djokovic stood at 5-0 up with two set points and hung in with the top seed till 4-4 in the second.

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But once Djokovic broke for a 5-4 lead in the second set, it was clear that this would not be his day.

In his 10th Wimbledon semi-final the Serbian will meet Canadian 10th seed Denis Shapovalov in the last four.

Shapovalov produced a storming finish to beat Karen Khachanov 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4. to reach the semi-finals, his deepest run at a Grand Slam tournament.

Matteo Berrettini powered past Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 to set up a semi-final date with Hubert Hurkacz.

Indians bow out

Rohan Bopanna stayed solid with his service games and net play but Sania Mirza’s serve was consistently put under pressure as the Indians lost 6-3, 3-6, 11-9 in the mixed doubles third round to Jean Julien-Roger and Andreja Klepac.



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