Wimbledon 2024 Day Eight Recap

The lads’s quarter-final lineup at Wimbledon 2024 is full as Novak Djokovic, Taylor Fritz, Alex de Minaur, and Lorenzo Musetti progressed into the final eight from the underside half of the draw.

Musetti and De Minaur made comfy progress in 4 units early within the day. Taylor Frtiz then mounted a profitable comeback from two units right down to defeat Sascha Zverev.

Within the final match on centre, Novak Djokovic took down Holger Rune in straight units. He gained the primary twelve factors of the match to set the tone and prevented any actual sticky conditions with some uber-solid play in his greatest match of the match up to now.

Day Eight Wimbledon 2024 Spherical of 16 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Novak Djokovic (1) Holger Rune (15) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
Taylor Fritz (13) Alexander Zverev (4) 4-6, 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-3
Alex de Minaur (9) Arthur Fils 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Lorenzo Musetti (25) Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard (LL) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

Taylor Fritz Flooring Fourth Seed Zverev

Taylor Fritz is properly versed at being on the receiving finish of powerful losses at Wimbledon, however this time round, he was the inflictor, rallying from two units right down to defeat fourth seed Alexander Zverev 4-6, 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-3. 

Zverev, who had not misplaced serve via his first three matches, performed solidly within the opening two units. Nevertheless, a important double fault at 4-4 within the third set marked his first service break of the match and shifted the momentum in Fritz’s favour.

From there, the American took over, and you may inform he felt like he had the beating of Zverev from the baseline. 

Nevertheless, for all of the plaudits Fritz deserves (67 winners to only 23 unforced errors, 15 aces, and successful 69 per cent of his second-serve factors), Zverev didn’t transfer properly and was clearly hampered by the knee harm he sustained in his win in opposition to Cameron Norrie.

An MRI reveals he has a bruised bone and a tear within the knee capsule (it heals itself, so he simply wants relaxation), so anybody claiming he confirmed no indicators of harm will need to have been watching one other sport.

It was wonderful to do this on Centre Court docket from two units down. I believed it will actually suck to be enjoying this properly and to lose in three straight. I had the assumption. I believed I used to be enjoying actually good tennis… and that it was simply a few factors right here and there. I believed I may take it one set at a time and switch it round. Fritz on his win.

Djokovic Dismisses Rune

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Holger Rune headed into Monday night time’s fourth-round conflict with a stellar file in opposition to Novak Djokovic, having two earlier wins and with the ability to win not less than a set of their 5 earlier conferences.

Nevertheless, that file fell as Novak produced a commanding efficiency, successful 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals in 2 hours and three minutes.

I believed it was Djokovic’s greatest match of the match. He confirmed nice management from the baseline and moved fantastically for essentially the most half. A few late slips price him the proper 10, and I reckon he’s nonetheless not 100% assured in his knee, but it surely’s getting there. He solely confronted two break factors all night time and erased them each, so it was stellar.

As for Rune, I don’t suppose he performed a sensible match; he was too deep behind the baseline and didn’t look assured sufficient to take the ball early. He made some nice pictures, however they had been coming from 2/3 metres again, and Novak was in a position to end numerous factors on the web.

Was he fighting some ailment or simply not on the races? Right here’s a man who began his profession with an unimaginable 7-1 file in opposition to high 5 gamers however has misplaced ten on the spin since then. Work to do for the Dane.

Djokovic will subsequent face ninth seed Alex de Minaur, who superior by defeating Arthur Fils in 4 units.

I’m very happy. I don’t suppose he has performed wherever near his greatest, to be sincere. It was a troublesome begin for him. He misplaced the primary 12 factors, which acquired to him mentally. Ready all day to come back out on the courtroom is rarely straightforward. The stress is increase and harassed to get out on the courtroom. On my finish I believe I‘ve accomplished issues on the essential moments. Issues may have seemed completely different if I misplaced these providers video games, however they had been very strong on the finish, and I’m very glad to get via in straight units. To all of the followers who’ve had respect and stayed right here tonight, I thanks from the underside of my coronary heart and admire it. And to all these those that have chosen to disrespect the participant (on this case me) have a goooooooood night time. Djokovic on the win and the group.

Different Matches

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Musetti into his first Grand Slam quarter-final: Musetti was my predicted quarter-finalist in his part, and he acquired there by defeating French fortunate loser Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Mpetshi Perricard has seemed harmful all match, however he couldn’t get it going in opposition to Musetti, who broke his serve 5 instances and dedicated solely eight unforced errors in comparison with 42 from Mpetshi Perricard. The Italian faces Taylor Fritz within the quarter-finals.

De Minaur Flattens Fils: Alex de Minaur is into his first Wimbledon quarter-final, defeating Arthur Fils 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on No. 1 Court docket. Whereas not somebody you’d pay massive bucks to observe, the Aussie at all times performs tenaciously and his uncooked pace across the courtroom makes him extraordinarily troublesome to discover a manner via. Solely a 3rd set hiccup when main 4-2 prevented him from successful in straights however he at all times had the measure of Fils. The draw back was the ankle harm he appeared to maintain on match level so it is going to be fascinating to see if that impacts his motion in opposition to Novak.

Wimbledon Day 9 Quarter Ultimate Matches

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  • Jannik Sinner (1) vs Daniil Medvedev (5)
  • Carlos Alcaraz (2) vs Tommy Paul (12)

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