Wimbledon

Djokovic safely into quarters

2014-06-30 22:41
Novak Djokovic (AFP)

London - Top seed Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the sixth successive year with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) win over French 14th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Monday.

Djokovic, the 2011 champion, will be playing in his 21st successive Grand Slam quarter-final when he faces Croatia's Marin Cilic for a place in the semi-finals.

Djokovic leads Cilic 9-0 in career meetings.

Wimbledon results on Monday, the seventh day of the 2014 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Fourth round
Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) bt Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x14) 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5)
Marin Cilic (CRO x26) bt Jeremy Chardy (FRA) 7-6 (10/8), 6-4, 6-4
Andy Murray (GBR x3) bt Kevin Anderson (RSA x20) 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6)
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x11) bt Leonardo Mayer (ARG) 6-4, 7-6 (8/6), 6-2

Third round
Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x5) bt Denis Istomin (UZB) 6-3, 6-3, 6-4
Feliciano Lopez (ESP x19) bt John Isner (USA x9) 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/3), 7-5
Kei Nishikori (JPN x10) bt Simone Bolelli (ITA) 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

Women

Fourth round
Eugenie Bouchard (CAN x13) bt Alize Cornet (FRA x25) 7-6 (7/5), 7-5
Lucie Safarova (CZE x23) bt Tereza Smitkov (CZE) 6-0, 6-2
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS x22) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x4) 6-3, 6-0
Petra Kvitova (CZE x6) bt Peng Shuai (CHN) 6-3, 6-2
Barbora Zhlavov Strcov (CZE) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x16) 6-2, 7-5

Third round
Sabine Lisicki (GER x19) bt Ana Ivanovic (SRB x11) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) bt Madison Keys (USA) 7-6 (9/7), 6-6 - retired

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