In the semi-finals Alcaraz challenges Medvedev

The Spaniard eliminates Ron and the Russian reverses the match against Eubank. Among the women, however, the semi-finalists are Jabeur-Sabalenka and Sabalenka-Svitolina

The second semi-final match at Wimbledon will be between Daniil Medvedev and Carlos Alcaraz. The Russian recovered from two sets to one behind in front of the reveal of the tournament, the American Christopher Eubanks, number 43 in the ranking, who was defeated at a distance of 6-4 1-6 4-6 7-6 (7/4) 6-1. In his fifth England International, where he has never gone beyond the round of 32, the 27-year-old from Moscow triumphed in his sixth Grand Slam semi-final. On Friday, on the other side of the grid, he will find the world No. 1, who knocks out Holger Rune in three sets – 7-6 (7/3 6-4 6-4). For both of them it will be their first semi-final at Wimbledon. 20-year-old Spaniard from Thus Murcia extends its winning streak on grass to ten, After winning Queens. Between Alcaraz and Medvedev the balance is in perfect parity, But the only precedent on the lawn of London (2021) is in favor of Medvedev.

In the meantime, the women’s semi-final picture has also been completed. In just under two hours, Tunisian Anas Jabeur avenges the defeat she suffered in last year’s final, by defeating Elena Rybakina in three sets: on Thursday she will face Arina Sabalenka, who, in turn, beat without. Madison Keys. «I am very Happy, also because I was able to control my feelings – Tunisian words -. I did it all, I screamed, I got it Angry, then I calmed down and focused. I hope that I will also succeed in the next meeting ». In front of him, he will find Arina Sabalenka, the second seed in the world, who won her second semi-final at the All England Club after 2021, the third in a row in the Grand Slam tournament, adorned with victory. in Melbourne (another successful feat for Serena Williams in 2016). Unlike compatriot Victoria Azarenka, who was booed in the match she lost to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, Sabalenka did not complain about her unbalanced cheering in favor of her opponent. “I expected that, but in any case the atmosphere in the center was great,” the Belarusian said, who in the event of a drop in the final will become the new No. 1 in the world, removing Iga Swiatek from the throne. The Polish woman, though eliminated, ended up in the spotlight of the Russian media, which made her delirious accusation that she had lost to Svitolina thanks to a “blatant table agreement”, a match between Poland, the United Kingdom and Ukraine “to revive the morale of the Ukrainians given the indecisive counter-attack in Front ».

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