Roger Federer advances to the 1/8 final of Wimbledon.
Roger Federer defeated British tennis player Cameron Norrie 6:4, 6:4, 5:7, 6:4 and advanced to the 1/8 (fourth round) finals of Grand Slam Wimbledon. The famous Swiss is fighting for his ninth victory on the London lawn and improving his record.
In the quarter-finals, the 40-year-old from Basel and this year’s sixth seed will face Italian Lorenzo Sonego (23).
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In the first two sets of 34th in the world rankings, Norim Federer was in control of the situation, and after one break through his opponent’s pass was enough for him to take the 2-0 lead. In the third match, the Briton owes his success to a Swiss serve win before a possible equalizer. In the fourth batch, Federer made the score 3-2, but after a while he lost a pass for the second time in the match. Later he broke his opponent at 5:4 and after a while achieved victory in a duel that lasted 2 hours and 36 minutes.
Federer advanced for the 69th time in his career to the 1/8 finals of a Grand Slam event and is the record holder in that regard.
The tennis player from Basel has 20 Grand Slam titles to his credit. He and Rafael Nadal are all-time record holders on singles. The Spaniard resigned from the show in London.
Federer, who underwent two knee surgeries last year, has made it clear that Wimbledon is his main target this season. He recently pulled out during the French Grand Slam Open. Starting in Paris, he returned to the Grand Slam competition after a 16-month hiatus. On Thursday, it was revealed that he is also on the list of tennis players planning to play in the Tokyo Olympics.
An amazing challenge in the match between Roger Federer and Cameron Norrie:
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