Maria Sharapova will face CoCo Vandeweghe in the quarterfinals on Centre Court, while Novak Djokovic will resume his fourth-round match against Kevin Anderson on Court 1. He only got as far as the fourth round once before, also in 2009.
But the world wants to know what’s happening, and the task of capturing and recording every single drop shot, volley and epic five-set comeback falls to IBM, the official technology partner at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
If Djokovic’s form holds the rest of the way through the fortnight, he will face second-seeded Roger Federer in the championship round.
Caroline Wozniacki didn’t have much to say about ex- fiance Rory McIlroy injuring his ankle the week before the British Open. McIlroy ended their relationship past year.
The 2013 champion at the All England Club advanced Monday by beating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 7-6 (7), 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on Centre Court. Federer, 33, chasing a record eighth Wimbledon and 18th major, faces Spanish 20th seed Roberto Bautista Agut who was voted the most improved player of 2014.
Novak Djokovic has lost another set at Wimbledon.
The Wimbledon championships came to a standstill on Tuesday as tennis-goers paused to remember the London bombings a decade ago. Play on the two main courts is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. She had Serena on the run until the final few games, but Williams pulled off the final set by a 7-5 margin. It was uncharacteristic considering her dominant play in the first week.
Garbine Muguruza has made it to the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time.
Djokovic beat Anderson 6-7 (6), 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 Tuesday in a match that lasted two days. Federer is 9-0 at that stage at the All England Club.
Andy is not the only Murray in the semifinals at Wimbledon this year – so is his older brother, Jamie, in men’s doubles.
The 23rd-seeded Azarenka advanced to the quarterfinals by beating 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3 Monday.
The top-seeded Serb beat US Open champion Maric Cilic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday on Centre Court.
Bacsinszky reached the semifinals at Roland Garros last month for her best showing at a Grand Slam tournament.
Agnieszka Radwanska, the 2012 Wimbledon runner-up, has reached the quarterfinals at the All England Club.
The 13th-seeded Pole, who lost in the 2012 final, beat Madison Keys of the United States 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-3 Tuesday in the quarterfinals. Jankvoic, who has never reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, beat defending champion Petra Kvitova in the previous round.
Andy Murray is through, and will next face Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion, has lost only 15 games through three rounds and will next face Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan.
The tarps are off and players are back on court at Wimbledon.
The 26th-seeded Australian was eliminated by Richard Gasquet on Monday, and was asked whether he tried his hardest during the second set.
The Williams matchup is just one of the 16 fourth-round matches on the schedule for Monday – eight for the men and eight for the women. The Frenchman then slammed his racket into the ground and once more against his chair, breaking the frame.
– The victor of the first set has won 21 of the sisters’ 25 meetings.
The American sisters are playing in the fourth round at Wimbledon, with the victor advancing to the quarterfinals.
Williams appeared to be in full control of her third-round match against Heather Watson of Great Britain, as she won the first set by a 6-2 margin.
Vasek Pospisil was docked a first serve because of a time violation, and he was none too happy about it.
The 21st-seeded American beat Olga Govortsova of Belarus 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 Monday at the All England Club.
On July 7, 2005, four Islamist suicide bombers killed themselves and 52 innocent victims on three Underground trains and a bus.
It will be the second minute of silence at this year’s tournament.
One of the marquee matches, five-time champion Serena Williams against five-time champion Venus Williams, is first up on Centre Court.
On Court 1, seven-time champion Roger Federer will be first up against Gilles Simon, while French Open champion Stan Wawrinka takes on Richard Gasquet in the later match.