Wimbledon 2018: Singles – Quarter Finals

Allsportspk presents to you the highlights of the men’s and women’s singles of day 8 of Wimbledon 2018.

Men’s Singles

Single’s: Juan Martin del Potro vs Gilles Simon

Result: Juan Martin del Potro defeated Gilles Simon by 7-6(1), 7-6(5), 5-7, 7-6(5).

Highlights:

  • An absolute and exquisite performance was witnessed between the Argentine player, Juan Martin del Potro and Gilles Simon throughout the match.

  • A sensational battle was seen in the opening set of the match as the set eventually came to a tie-breaker after the scores were levelled at both sides.
  • But in the end, the Frenchmen, Gilles Simon faced defeat in the tie-break as he dropped some points on his serve.

  • The next set too came to a tie-break as again the scores were equalized 6-6 on both sides after a tough battle between them. But again, this time Juan Martin del Potro claimed his victory on the tie-break in the end.

  • Gilles Simon struggled hard in the third set and he eventually won it in the end by a total of two points as he scored the last two points in quick succession.
  • In the fourth set, again after a exquisite performance from both the players, the set came to a tie-breaker. After a tough fight between them, Juan Martin del Potro eventually sealed the victory and won the set.

  • Juan Martin del Potro finally made it to the Quarter finals and will now face the World No.1 Spaniard star player, Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon 2018.

Women’s Singles

Single’s: Angelique Kerber vs Daria Kasatkina

Result: Angelique Kerber defeated Daria Kasatkina by 6-3, 7-5.

Highlights:

  • An absolute and outclass performance was witnessed between Angelique Kerber and the Russian star player, Daria Kasatkina in both the sets.

  • Although, Daria Kasatkina was not playing good at the start as she was dropping points constantly and was trailing behind by 3-0.
  • However, after some time the scores reached 4-3 as Daria Kasatkina started scoring points at a very fast pace.

  • But Daria Kasatkina failed to continue that form till the end as the German player, Angelique Kerber scored the last three points in quick succession and won the set.
  • In the second set, Daria Kasatkina not only opened the scoring of the set but played very well as the score reached 5-5.

  • But bad luck again struck Daria Kasatkina as she lost a point on her serve and Angelique Kerber finally scored the last points and hence won the second set too.
  • Angelique Kerber finally sealed her place into the Semi finals of Wimbledon 2018 where she will now play against the Latvia star player, Jelena Ostapenko.

 

For more Highlights of Women’s Singles move to the next page!

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