Novak Djokovic: Four-time champion Djokovic beat world number-48 Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4 in the match played on Friday. Now Djokovic will face France’s Ugo Humbert in the pre-quarterfinals.
Wimbledon: World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and 15-year-old American female player Cori Gauff reached the pre-quarterfinals by winning their third Grand Slam Wimbledon in the year. Four-time champion Djokovic defeated World Number-48 Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4 in the match played on Friday. Now in the pre-quarterfinals, Djokovic will face France’s Ugo Humbert, who defeated 18-year-old Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime 6-4, 7-5, 6-3.
In the other men’s singles event, Guido Pala of Argentina beat Kevin Andersen of South Africa 6-4, 6-3, 7-6, while Belgium’s David Goffin defeated Danil Medvedev of Russia 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. Spain’s Robert Batista Agut defeated Karen Khaknov of Russia 6-3, 7-6, 6-1 in the next round.
Cori Gauf once again turned out to be a strong opponent, defeating America’s legendary Venus Williams in the women’s singles, defeating Polona Herok of Slovenia 3-6, 7-6, 7-5 in the pre-quarterfinals Surety World number-313 Gauf won the match in two hours and 47 minutes and stepped into the next round, where he now faces the challenge of Simona Halep of Seventh Seed Romania.