Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray 'fancies his chances' against Rafael Nadal…at golf

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray 'fancies his chances' against Rafael Nadal…at golf

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray 'fancies his chances' against Rafael Nadal…at golf

All 16 fourth-round matches at the All England Club are played on the same day, a schedule that will produce all eight male and all eight female quarterfinalists.

"Always the end of Grand Slams is a odd feeling because in the first week, it's such a big buzz around the players' areas, so busy, but by the semifinals and finals there's very few people around".

The 35-year-old confessed he could not avoid serving for too long because he might seize up if he did. They've met before there, playing a 17-15 fifth set.

That would be a first one for Djokovic, who has been the best player on tour for about a decade. "They've got big serves, big forehands, they are big hitters". Goes for his shots.

He said he would see a specialist to examine the injury.

Raonic looked better in the third set, holding serve and taking it to a tiebreak.

In the final set on Wednesday, Cilic seized control of the match, breaking Muller twice and converting his first match point to advance.

Confidence is a huge thing.' Obviously Federer commented also on Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray's losses.

42 - The number of Grand Slam events it took Sam Querrey to reach his first Slam semi-final.

The Australian former world No1 said Murray and Federer were both experts at managing their bodies and stepping up a level when pushed.

Barring the legendary player Roger Federer who is now aiming for his record 8th title by entering the semi-finals for the record 12th time, all the other top rated players were shown the doors. But Federer set up match point with an ace, then won when Raonic hit a return wide.

"I spent probably about two hours, two and a half hours today on the table in between the warm-up and match, trying to do everything I possibly could to make me fit".

Play in the men's quarterfinals at Wimbledon has started.

Raonic, runner-up to Murray past year, is bidding to make the semi-finals for the third time.

The Scot started strongly, breaking for a 3-0 lead in the opening set and then breaking for a 4-3 lead in the second, before dropping the next three games to lose the set and leave it at one-set all. On Thursday Djokovic was spotted leaving his rented home near the All England Club with heavy strapping on his right elbow.

Defending champion Andy Murray will open play on Centre Court against Sam Querrey.

Berdych hasn't defeated Djokovic since 2013 but he did triumph over the Serb at Wimbledon in the semi-finals seven years ago when the Czech finished runner-up to Nadal. The 24th-seeded American will next face either Gilles Muller or Marin Cilic in the semifinals on Friday. While winning his first round at Wimbledon, Federer became the third ATP player to hit more than 10,000 aces in his career.

Muguruza, the 2016 French Open champion, beat Kerber 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the fourth round on No. 2 Court.

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