Wimbledon 2018 Highlights: Day 3; Round of 64 – 2nd Half Singles
Match: Mackenzie Mcdonald vs Nicolas Jarry
Summary: A sensational fight was witnessed between Mackenzie Mcdonald and Nicolas Jarry throughout the match. The first set came to a tie-breaker but, Mackenzie Mcdonald struggled hard and eventually won it in the end. However, a tough battle was again witnessed between the two players in the second set but in the end, Nicolas Jarry sealed his victory this time in this set.
Former UCLA Bruin Mackenzie McDonald advances to the 3rd round of #Wimbledon with 11-9 in the 5th win over Jarry. It’s his 5 #ATP main draw win – 1 at AO, 2 at ‘s-Hertogenbosch 3 weeks ago, and now 2 at Wimby.
— Will Corby (@willcorbySTJ) 4 July 2018
Nicolas Jarry continued his winning ways and gave a terrific defeat to Mackenzie Mcdonald in the third set by a margin of three points.But the American player, Mackenzie Mcdonald replied to him by winning the next set with a margin of four points. The match came to the decisive set and Mackenzie Mcdonald eventually sealed his win this time after scoring the last two points in a quick succession.
WHAT A WIN FOR MACKIE!
The 2016 NCAA individual champion (UCLA) ??Mackenzie McDonald beats Nicolas Jarry 7-6, 5-7, 3-6, 6-2, 11-9 to reach the second round of a Slam for the first time.
Next up for the 23-year-old is No. 3 seed Marin Cilic. pic.twitter.com/tnj1kUhZKl
— SI Tennis (@SI_Tennis) 4 July 2018
Result: Mackenzie Mcdonald defeated Nicolas Jarry by 7-6(5), 5-7, 3-6, 6-2, 11-9. Mackenzie Mcdonald’s next match is yet to be decided.
Match: Radu Albot vs Aljaz Bedene
Summary: It was an eye catching performance between Radu Albot and Aljaz Bedene in all the five sets. Although, the Moldovan player, Radu Albot gave a humiliating defeat to Aljaz Bedene in the first set but Radu Albot faced defeat in the second set as he failed to score the last two points first.
Radu Albot gets another 5-set win. Beats Aljaz Bedene 6-2, 4-6, 7-6, 5-7, 6-3 to reach the third round.#Wimbledon
— Biola Omowanle (@Beeorlicious) 4 July 2018
However, in the third set, both the players gave their best as the set eventually came to a tie-breaker after the scores were levelled at both sides. Radu Albot won the third set and the match moved on to the fourth set. A tough battle was again witnessed but this time Aljaz Bedene won the set in the end and the match eventually came to a decider.
Both the players were quite in form, however, Radu Albot claimed his victory in the fifth set and made it to the next round.
Jan-Lennard Struff comes back from two sets down to beat Ivo Karlovic 6-7(5) 3-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) 13-11. He will face Roger Federer in Rd 3.
Mackenzie McDonald def Nicolas Jarry 7-6(5) 5-7 3-6 6-2 11-9
Radu Albot bt Aljaz Bedene 6-2 4-6 7-6(3) 5-7 6-3#5AS ?
— 5 Ace Sports (@5acesports) 4 July 2018
Result: Radu Albot defeated Aljaz Bedene by 6-2, 4-6, 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-3. Radu Albot’s round of 32 match at Wimbledon 2018 is yet to be decided.
Match: Jan-Lennard Struff vs Ivo Karlovic
Summary: A sensational performance was witnessed between Jan-Lennard Struff and Ivo Karlovic in the first set as it eventually came to a tie-breaker. Jan-Lennard Struff lost the set on the tie-break as he dropped some points on his serve. However, in the next set, Ivo Karlovic again claimed victory by a margin of three points and the match came to the third set.
What. A. Comeback.
— ATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) 4 July 2018
Jan-Lennard Struff won the third set on the tie-break after a very tough battle. However, Ivo Karlovic again performed very well in the fourth set but eventually, bad luck continued for him as he lost again the fourth set on the tie-break. But in the fifth set, Ivo Karlovic struggled hard as Jan-Lennard Struff won the set in the end after scoring the last two points in a quick succession.
Jan-Lennard #Struff is only the 3rd player to win 2 matches recovering from 2 sets down in the same #Wimbledon edition during the Open Era. The last was Russell Simpson (1982), the first was Charlie Pasarell (1976)
— Luca Brancher (@LucaBeck) 4 July 2018
Result: Jan-Lennard Struff defeated Ivo Karlovic by 6-7(5), 3-6, 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 13-11. Jan-Lennard Struff will now face Roger Federer in the round of 32 of Wimbledon 2018.
What remarkable tennis! ???
⌚ Nearly 4 hours
? Conceded 61 aces
? Won in 5 sets
Jan-Lennard Struff comes from two sets down to beat Ivo Karlovic 6-7, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6, 13-11!
— DW Sports (@dw_sports) 4 July 2018
Match: Ekaterina Makarova vs Caroline Wozniacki
Summary: In the first set, Caroline Wozniacki put up a good fight against her opponent but in the end, the Russian player, Ekaterina Makarova claimed her win in the first set as she scored the last two points in a quick succession. However, in the second set, Ekaterina Makarova faced a humiliating defeat as she was only able to score a single point against Caroline Wozniacki throughout the set.
Ekaterina Makarova is the giant-killer of our generation. Her win over Wozniacki was her *12th* top 10 win at a slam. 2 slam SFs, 6 slam QFs and 14 R16s.
As far as I can see, only Venus, Serena and Sharapova have more slam top 10 wins.
— Tumaini Carayol (@tumcarayol) 4 July 2018
In the decisive set, Caroline Wozniacki and Ekaterina Makarova again gave each other a tough fight but in the end, it was Ekaterina Makarova who sealed her win in this set by a margin of two points and made it to the next round.
The biggest shock at #Wimbledon so far.
World number two Caroline Wozniacki is out in the second round after losing to unseeded Ekaterina Makarova.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) 4 July 2018
Result: Ekaterina Makarova defeated Caroline Wozniacki by 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. Ekaterina Makarova will now play against Lucie Safarova in the round of 32 of Wimbledon 2018.
Ekaterina Makarova survives a choke, knocks out #2 Caroline Wozniacki, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5.
Wozniacki won on the Eastbourne grass again last week, but that hasn’t translated for her on the grass here.
Eastbourne winning rate: 77.1%#Wimbledon winning rate: 62.9%
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) 4 July 2018
Match: Camila Giorgi vs Madison Brengle
Summary: Camila Giorgi and Madison Brengle both gave each other a tough fight in the opening set of the match but, it was the Italian star player, Camila Giorgi who sealed her win in the end by scoring the last two points in a quick succession. However, in the second set, Madison Brengle fought well but bad luck again struck her and she lost the set in the end after dropping the last two points.
Camila Giorgi had THREE match points when serving for the match, one of them a big forehand miss right up close to the net. Had to put that away. Giorgi punished for playing with no margin and gets broken. Really should be in the locker room by now. #Wimbledon
— Jake Davies (@jakedavi5) 4 July 2018
Although, Camila Giorgi made a total of five double faults throughout the match as compared to Madison Brengle who made only two in the whole match, but still Madison Brengle failed to make it to the next round.
@CamilaGiorgi_it @GiorgiCamilla BRAVA Sweetie, BRAVA That’s the way to stay focused and play YOUR game. You didn’t let her back in! ?????NOW ONTO THE 3RD ROUND! WE’LL HAVE TO WAIT FOR YOUR NEXT OPPONENT, BUT NO MATTER, YOU CAN DO IT!!!
— James Brown (@Browniejfb) 4 July 2018
Result: Camila Giorgi defeated Madison Brengle by 6-4, 6-4. Camila Giorgi’s next match at Wimbledon 2018 is yet to be decided.
Match: Serena Williams vs Viktoriya Tomova
Summary: An absolute and outstanding performance was witnessed by the American star player, Serena Williams throughout the match. In the first set, Serena Williams not only took the lead but she gave a humiliating defeat to the Bulgarian player, Viktoriya Tomova by 6-1.
Serena Williams is out here slicing and dicing this lady like holiday ham.
— ig: josinaanderson (@JosinaAnderson) 4 July 2018
However, Viktoriya Tomova struggled hard in the second set, but despite her hard work and good efforts, she failed to win the set in the end as Serena Williams scored the last two points in a quick succession.
Game, set, match: Serena Williams! ✅
She’s beaten Viktoriya Tomova 6-1 6-4.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) 4 July 2018
Although, Serena Williams made a total of four double faults throughout the match as compared to Viktoriya Tomova who made only two in the whole match, but still Serena Williams finally booked her place into the next round of Wimbledon Open.
⏱ Third round spot sealed in 66 minutes ⏱
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) 4 July 2018
Result: Serena Williams defeated Viktoriya Tomova by 6-1, 6-4. Serena Williams will now play against the French star player, Kristina Mladenovic in the round of 32 of Wimbledon 2018.
Match: Lucie Safarova vs Agnieszka Radwanska
Summary: In the first set, both the players gave an absolute and stunning performance as the score reached 5-5 after some time. But, the Czech player, Lucie Safarova sealed her win in this set as she scored the last two points in a quick succession.
No.35 Ekaterina Makarova, a 2014 quarterfinalist, scores the upset over No.2 Caroline Wozniacki, winning 64 16 75 to move into 3R to play Lucie Safarova. Needed *6MPs* but got over the line. #Wimbledon
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) 4 July 2018
However, again a very tough battle was witnessed in the next set between the two players as both were scoring points quickly one after the other. But in the end, Lucie Safarova again won the set by scoring the last two points in a quick succession and finally made it to the next round of Wimbledon 2018.
Boom boom boom it’s the Lucie show!! We stan a straight sets win ? AND WHAT A HOLD TO END IT!!! congrats @luciesafarova!!! ?
— Jake Kulick? (@player3jrk) 4 July 2018
Result: Lucie Safarova defeated Agnieszka Radwanska by 7-5, 6-4. Lucie Safarova will now play against Ekaterina Makarova in the round of 32 of Wimbledon 2018.
Match: Kristina Mladenovic vs Tatjana Maria
Summary: Karolina Pliskova gave an exquisite performance in both the sets against Victoria Azarenka. In the first set, however, Victoria took the lead but she was not able to extend it enough for her opponent. Karolina Pliskova soon recovered the lead and finally won the set in the end by three points.
In the second set, a similar defeat was witnessed as Victoria Azarenka again failed to score in the end and finally failed to make it to the next round.
Kristina Mladenovic has defeated Tatjana Maria 6-2 6-2 in the last match on Centre Court.
Play has been suspended once again on all courts due to rain#5AS ?
— 5 Ace Sports (@5acesports) 4 July 2018
Result: Kristina Mladenovic defeated Tatjana Mariaby 6-2, 6-2. Kristina Mladenovic will now play against the American star player, Serena Williams in the round of 32 of Wimbledon 2018.
— Marcio Baco (@BacoMarcio) 4 July 2018
Match: Julia Gorges vs Vera Lapko
Summary: Both the players played well throughout the match. In the first set, the German, Julia Gorges dominated Vera Lapko easily as she was not able to score more than a total of two points throughout the set. However, the Belarus professional player, Vera Lapko replied to Julia Gorges by giving her defeat in the second set by three points as Julia Gorges dropped a number of points on her serve in the whole set.
— 5 Ace Sports (@5acesports) 4 July 2018
In the third set, Vera Lapko played well in the start but soon she started losing points constantly. At last, Julia Gorges claimed the victory in the decisive set as Vera Lapko lost many points on her serve throughout the set. Vera Lapko made a total of 12 double faults which was one reason for her loss against Julia Gorges in both sets.
Julia Goerges wins a roller coaster match against Vera Lapko (6-2, 3-6, 6-2) to match her best result at #Wimbledon: R3, where she will now face the winner of Tsurenko vs. Strycova.
— Gaspar Ribeiro Lança (@gasparlanca) 4 July 2018
Result: Julia Gorges defeated Vera Lapko by 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. Julia Gorges round of 32 match at Wimbledon 2018 is yet to be decided.
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