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Novak into thirteenth Wimbledon quarter-final – Novak Djokovic


Novak continued his pursuit of a seventh Wimbledon title as he reached the final eight with a four-set victory over Dutch wildcard Tim van Rijthoven.

Sixth-time champion Novak Djokovic booked his place within the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Sunday night, following a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Tim van Rijthoven.

The Serbian star superior after two hours and 37 minutes of play.

Novak was challenged by his opponent’s highly effective serve and forehand, however he produced an excellent response to dropping the second set. The highest seed raced to a 5-0 lead within the third set to re-estabish his dominance. He wrapped up the win breaking twice extra within the fourth set.

“He was a really powerful opponent, and on a streak on this floor, so I knew it wasn’t going to be straightforward with that serve and his contact and quite a lot of expertise. It took me a bit little bit of time to get used to his tempo and the situations beneath the roof, however general I closed out the match properly,” Novak stated after his fourth-round triumph on Centre Courtroom. “I’m wanting ahead to the subsequent problem.”

Match statistics: aces (2-20), double faults (2-5), winners (28-41), unforced errors (19-53), complete factors gained (126-94).

Novak will look to proceed his run when he performs tenth seed Jannik Sinner (ITA) on Tuesday.

In the identical half of the draw, David Goffin (BEL) will tackle Cameron Norrie (GBR).

Djokovic is bidding for a fourth successive triumph on the All England Membership and his twenty first Grand Slam title.

Picture: Profimedia



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