Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic won Wimbledon women's doubles for the second time on July 10 after defeating top-seeded Elise Mertens and Zhang Shuai. The Czechs defeated No. 1 seeds Mertens and Zhang to win their sixth Grand Slam doubles title. They also took home the Australian Open championship this year, defeating Anna Danilina and Beatriz Haddad Maia in the final.
Australian Pair Matthew Ebden, Max Purcell Defeat Nikola Mektic, Mate Pavic Win Men's Doubles Championship
Australians Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell beat reigning champions Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic in a five-set thriller to win their first Wimbledon Grand Slam on July 9. The Australians, who saved eight match points in two rounds to reach the finals, won the fifth set after recovering an early break. Ebden said, "We're sitting here [having] won the title, but first-round we could have been out with one point."
Novak Djokovic Defeats Cameron Norrie In Semi-Finals Of Wimbledon 2022; To Play Nick Kyrgios In Finals
Novak Djokovic delivered a remarkable return from a setback to beat Great Britain's Cameron Norrie in the Wimbledon semi-finals on July 8. The six-time Wimbledon winner advanced to the final after beating Norrie on Centre Court. Due to an abdominal strain, Spaniard Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw before his game with Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final. The 35-year-old will play Nick Kyrgios in the final match on July 10.
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Novak Djokovic, the six-time winner, came back from two sets down to overcome Italy's Jannik Sinner in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on July 5. The Serbian, the top seed, advanced to his 11th Wimbledon semi-final. With this victory, the 35-year-old has extended his undefeated streak at Wimbledon to 26 matches. Djokovic will face Cameron Norrie, the British No.9 seed in his next match.
Australia's Nick Kyrgios advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time in eight years, defeating American Brandon Nakashima in a riveting five-setter on July 4. After losing the first set, the Australian won and advanced to a match against Chile's Cristian Garin. "First I want to say, a hell of an effort by Brandon, but I fought really hard and I am super happy to get through," Kyrgios said.
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Sania Mirza of India and her Croatian partner Mate Pavic advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon 2022 mixed doubles match on July 1. Sania and Pavic seeded sixth, defeated Georgia's Natela Dzalamidze and Spain's David Vega Hernandez in one hour and 58 minutes. The 35-year-old Sania is competing in her last Wimbledon event and is in her final season as a professional tennis player.
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Rafael Nadal won his third Grand Slam championship in a row and was pleased with his performance despite a string of unforced errors. He acknowledged his athletic opponent Francisco Cerundolo for helping to extend the match to four sets. He won his first competitive match on the Wimbledon court in three years. As second seed Nadal's energy level dipped and the audience anticipated an upset, Argentine Cerundolo raised his game in the third set… read-more
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Novak Djokovic lost a set while advancing to the second round of Wimbledon on June 27. He is the first player to have won 80 singles matches in each of the Grand Slam championships. Djokovic said “I felt support. Of course, the crowd was engaged in the match. I thought they were very fair to me.” Djokovic will next play Thanasi Kokkinakis… read-more
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For her first tennis match in over a year, Serena Williams entered the center of the court at Eastbourne to a standing ovation. At the Wimbledon warm-up tournament on England's south coast, supporters cheered the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion's comeback victory. At the women's doubles tournament on June 21, Williams and Ons Jabeur defeated Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova. "I needed that. It was good,” said Williams.
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Iga Swiatek, world No. 1 and current French Open champion, withdrew from Berlin Open on June 10 due to a shoulder ailment. She expects to be completely prepared for Wimbledon, which begins later this month. Swiatek won the French Open final against American Coco Gauff. This was her second Roland Garros trophy, after winning in Paris in 2020. Swaiatek's victory streak now stands at 35 games, matching Venus Williams' record.