Wimbledon

Pospisil reaches Wimbledon quarters

2015-07-06 15:50
Vasek Pospisil (AFP)

London - Unseeded Vasek Pospisil became only the third Canadian man to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday with a 4-6, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 win over Serbia's Viktor Troicki.

The world number 56 won his third five-set match in four rounds and goes on to face either 2013 champion Andy Murray or Croatia's Ivo Karlovic for a place in the semi-finals.

Pospisil follows Robert Powell (1908, 1910 and 1912) and Milos Raonic (2014) as the only Canadian men to have reached the last-eight at the All England Club.

Results at Wimbledon on Monday, the seventh day of the 2015 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):

Men

Fourth round

Richard Gasquet (FRA x21) bt Nick Kyrgios (AUS x26) 7-5, 6-1, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (8/6)

Vasek Pospisil (CAN) bt Viktor Troicki (SRB x22) 4-6, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-3, 6-3

Women

Fourth round

Serena Williams (USA x1) bt Venus Williams (USA x16) 6-4, 6-3

Coco Vandeweghe (USA) bt Lucie Safarova (CZE x6) 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (7/4)

Madison Keys (USA x21) bt Olga Govortsova (BLR) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

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