Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz were locked in the Wimbledon race on Friday, with only four of the top 10 races remaining.
Three-time champion Jokovich defeated Serbia’s Miomir Kesamanovich 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round, beating Pete Sampras seven times to overtake Roger Federer.
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Friday’s victory was the 330th of Jokovich Grand Slam.
“It’s still very good,” said the 35-year-old senior.
“I expect high standards from myself. You always want to improve and things are going well. Jokovic is now 16th in Wimbledon for the 14th time, having won 22 consecutive games on the grass.
He has not lost a grass court game since losing to Queen Silicon in the Queen’s final four years ago.
Jokovich added: “I started very well, very strong.
In the final 16, he will face Tim van Rijhoven, a Dutch wild card. In the Grand Prix of the Grand Prix, he defeated Georgia’s No. 22 22-year-old Georgian Basilashville 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.
Van Wrighthoven, 25, proved to be the heterogeneous champion by defeating world number one Daniel Medvedev last month.
“It was a dream come true for me to play Jokovich before the race,” said Van Wrighthoven.
“So it’s nice and magical to be able to have that opportunity and even play in the Court Court or Court 1.” Jokovich made just 14 appearances in the first round after four games to overtake Quan Son-Woon.
If he defeats Van Wrighthoven, he could face Alcaraz in the quarterfinals. The 19-year-old Spaniard finished fourth in the fourth round, beating Germany’s Oscar Otte 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.
Alcaraz, who won a total of 37 victories, will face Italy’s 10th seed Jannik Sinner, who put John Isner in the straight sets.
Evo Carlovich, the only consolation for Eisner, has become a major player in the sport, bringing his total to 13,748.
Britain’s ninth seed Cameron Norim advanced to the last 16, beating Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-1, 6-0.
– On Aussie Qualified Measures
Jason Cubler’s Story Wimbledon Run Continues Ossia filter Denis Novak has advanced to the third round.
Kubler had to sleep in two sets to fall in love one night but came back with a nerve and won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
Records a clash with the winners of Jack Sock and Maximie Crisy.
Kubler, 29, was on the verge of victory and was forced to delay Thursday night while he was serving the game.
He won the Cubs’ Best Race for at least $ 213,000, the extra money he won all season. If he wins in the fourth round, it will increase to $ 337,000.
Kubler, a former Junior World No. 1 player, lost his job but returned to the top 100.
– Female offspring fall –
Maria Sakkari became the sixth best female racer before the end of the third round.
Fifth seed Greece, who returned to the tour after giving birth last year, lost to Germany No. 103 Tatjana Maria 6-3, 7-5.
Maria will be divorced for the first time in the fourth round of the Slam by former French Open champion Jellena Ostapenko in the quarter-finals.
Maria, a mother of two, says: “For the first time in 16 years, she feels amazing. It’s very good to beat Sakarin. ”
In the 2018 semi-finals, Ostapenko defeated Romania’s Irina-Camilia Begu by 102 in a 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory.
Germany’s Jul Nimeyer defeated second-placed Annette Contevite of Ukraine in three games.
Also out on Friday was 2018 champion Angelica Kerber, the 15th seed of Germany, who won 6-4, 7-5.
The Belgian, who should have saved two points in the last round, will face the next world number two Ons Jaber.
A.D. In the 2021 quarter-finals, Tunisia’s Jaber defeated French teenager Diane Parine 6-2, 6-3.
The world’s number one Iga Switech, Jaber, Paula Badosa and Jessica Pegula remain in the top 10.
Francis Tiafo and Tommy Paul finished the last 16 for the first time and secured American progress at Wimbledon.
A total of eight American men have finished the third round at Wimbledon since 1995