Wimbledon: Milos Raonic sees eliminated, as is the favorite Andy Murray
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Milos Raonic and Roger Federer were greeted at the end of the match that had opposed on Wednesday.
London — The route london to Milos Raonic came to an end in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, Wednesday, Switzerland’s Roger Federer beat the Canadian 6-4, 6-2 and 7-6 (4). Raonic squandered a lead of 3-0 in the breaking of a deadlock. Federer put an end to the debate with his first ball of the game, on a reverse of precision of his rival.
“I can’t be too unhappy with myself,” said Raonic. I’ve given everything. I have had a few opportunities in the final set, but Roger is extremely strong. He has not experienced an economic downturn. It maintains the pressure and, mentally, he is very tough. “
Raonic defeated Federer in the semi-final last year before falling to Andy Murray (who has also been ruled out of the tournament earlier on the central, Sam Querrey causing astonishment).
The tennis player from Thornhill won the first game to zero, a point on a serve at 140 miles per hour. The rest of the match was not so much smiling, however.
A breakdown of Federer gave a 3-2 lead to the winner of 18 tournaments of prestige ; the Swiss has kept the momentum by winning the following game to zero, and then he kept the course for the remainder of the first set. In the second round, and a passing Federer earned a break and a cushion to 4-1. He was not slow to take a two sets to advance. The score then remained tight until the tiebreaker, where, after a slow start, Switzerland has been able to impose itself after 1 hour and 58 minutes.
“I’m so happy to make myself once more in the semi-finals here, said Federer. It is a dream journey that continues. “
Federer has dominated 3-0 for breakage and 46-29 for the hits. It has also reached the point in 18 of his 22 mounted to the net. There were 11 aces on each side. It was the first time that Raonic did not reach the age of twenty as at Wimbledon.
Federer has now defeated Raonic 10 times in 13 occasions. The latter had won their last two clashes, in 2016 in both cases. It was the 100th match of Federer on the English turf. The Swiss has won the tournament seven times, most recently in 2012.
In the semi-final awaits Tomas Berdych. The Czech was leading 7-6 (2), and 2-0 against Novak Djokovic when the Serbian was forced to withdraw, injured in the right arm. Berdych has reached the final of the tournament in 2010, losing then in three sets to Rafael Nadal.
Elimination surprise Murray
Earlier in the day, Sam Querrey caused a huge surprise by eliminating Murray, the favorite. Querrey, 24th head of the series, has prevailed 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1 and 6-1, beating the defending champion in 2 hours and 41 minutes.
The Californian 29-year-old access to a semi-final of a major tournament for the first time in his career. “I’m a little in shock,” conceded the winner.
Querrey is the first American to reach such a milestone Grand Slam since Andy Roddick on the English turf, in 2009.
Querrey took the momentum to the victory by winning eight games in a row from 1-1 in the fourth set. It has signed eight breakdown (by allocating three), in addition to having the top 70-33 for the hits. The final touch was his 27th ace, in her second match ball.
“I have not had the best start to the game, but I didn’t let it, said Querrey. I finally found my rhythm in the fourth set. After that, everything seemed to turn to my advantage. “
Murray was limping badly in the last two innings. It has recently been annoyed at the left hip and that it weighed obviously, on the central. The approach of Wimbledon, he has cancelled training and matches out of competition.
Murray argued that he was doing well, but he was not at his best on Wednesday. It lacked the teeth usual in the service, and to reverse, in particular.
One of the keys to its success was his brilliance to reach the balls, and this was lacking. “He dictated all the points,” said the Scot.
Querrey has played five sets in its last three games. Before Murray, he has won this way against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kevin Anderson.
The Scottish Murray had won seven of their eight clashes.
The next rival of Querrey will be the Croatian Marin Cilic, the seventh head of displays. The champion at Flushing Meadows in 2014 has established itself 3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 5-7 and 6-1 to Gilles Müller, from Luxembourg.
Murray defeated Raonic in the ultimate game of last year, at Wimbledon. He has also triumphed in front of his people in 2013.
Querrey has also been the ladies ‘ man of the championship title last year, playing the round and Djokovic in the third round.
Novak Djokovic’s dream to take a break
London — Novak Djokovic is considering taking a break from tennis because of an operation on the right elbow is now considered. The winner of 12 titles in Grand Slam, who has triumphed three times at Wimbledon, withdrew from her match in the quarterfinals against Tomas Berdych at the All England Club on Wednesday. He said that his elbow was causing him pain since a year and a half. “I don’t want to go into details “, said Djokovic after having thrown in the towel when he fired from the back 7-6 (2), 2-0. At the end of his press conference, where he was talking in Serbian, and his remarks were translated by an interpreter, Djokovic alluded to the fact that it could take a long break. This would be a first for Djokovic, who is one of the best tennis players on the circuit for over a decade.