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Wimbledon 2024 Day Three Recap

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Day three on the 2024 Wimbledon Championships is full. Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner each progressed, with the latter having to place in a protracted shift on Centre Court docket after being pushed to 4 units by Berrettini in a match that lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes.

The day began with a 2-hour rain delay, and matches on the surface courts didn’t start till round 1 p.m. native time. This made scheduling 48 singles matches throughout the boys’s and girls’s attracts an uphill process.

There have been additionally a couple of brief delays all through the day however happily, solely three matches failed to begin: Dimitrov vs. Shang, Harris vs. Shelton, and Altmaeir vs. Shapovalov, all postponed till tomorrow.

Wawrinka and Monfils additionally want to complete their match. Monfils is main by two units to like, with the rating at 5-5 within the third after unhealthy mild stopped play.

You possibly can see the whole set of outcomes beneath.

Day Three Wimbledon 2024 Spherical of 128 and 64 Outcomes

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Spherical of 128 Outcomes

Participant 1 Participant 2 Scoreline
Emil Ruusuvuori Mackenzie McDonald 7-6, 4-6, 5-7, 7-6(6). 6-3
Arthur Rinderknech Kei Nishikori 5-7, 6-4, 6-7(2), 6-3, 6-2
Alejandro Tabilo (23) Daniel Evans 6-2, 7-5, 6-3
Roman Safiullin Francisco Cerundolo (26) 6-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4
Thanasi Kokkinakis Felix Auger Aliassime (17) 4-6, 5-7, 7-6(9), 6-4, 6-4
Lucas Pouille Laslo Djere 3-6, 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
Tomas Machac David Goffin (LL) 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6(10-5)

Spherical of 64 Outcomes

Winner Loser Scoreline
Jannik Sinner (1) Matteo Berrettini 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-6(4)
Carlos Alcaraz (3) Aleksandar Vukic 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-2
Daniil Medvedev (5) Alexandre Muller 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 6-4, 7-5
Fabio Fognini Casper Ruud (8) 6-4, 7-5, 6-7(1), 6-3
Tommy Paul Otto Virtanen 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4
Ugo Humbert (16) Botic van de Zandschulp 7-6(9), 6-1, 6-3
Alexander Bublik (23) Arthur Cazeux 6-4, 7-6(1), 6-4
Mimomir Kecmanovic Tallon Griekspoor 4-6, 7-6(7), 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
Frances Tiafoe (29) Borna Coric 7-6(5), 6-1, 6-3
Jan Lennard Struff Zhizhen Zhang 5-7, 6-3, 7-6(1), 7-6(8)
Roberto Bautista Agut Lorenzo Sonego 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Brandon Nakashima Jordan Thompson 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
Quentin Halys (Q) Christopher Eubanks 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
Gael Monfils / Stan Wawrinka Gael Monfils / Stan Wawrinka  

Fognini Foils Ruud


Fabio Fognini has typically struggled on grass, by no means progressing previous spherical 3 at SW19, however the former world No. 9, now sporting bleach-blonde hair, secured a big victory on Wednesday by defeating No. 8 seed Casper Ruud 6-4, 7-5, 6-7(1), 6-3 within the second spherical.

This win marks Fognini’s first High 10 victory because the 2023 French Open and positions him to doubtlessly attain the second week at Wimbledon for the primary time.

Ruud, who performed zero grass lead-up tournaments and appears resigned to by no means succeeding on the floor, performed one among his higher Wimbledon matches, however Fognini had the sting in three hours and 17 minutes, successful 152 factors to Ruud’s 151.

Initially, the match seemed to be a simple victory for Fognini. He took the primary two units earlier than Ruud mounted a comeback, saving a match level and dominating the tiebreak to drive a fourth set. Nevertheless, Fognini remained composed, breaking Ruud for a 5-3 lead within the last set and finally sealing the win.

Alcaraz Advances Previous Vukic

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Carlos Alcaraz prolonged his successful streak at Wimbledon to 9 matches on Wednesday, overcoming an early wobble to safe a straight-sets victory towards Australian Aleksandar Vukic.

The defending champion was cruising with a 5-2 lead within the first set however briefly misplaced momentum, trailing by a break at 5-6.

Below stress, Alcaraz broke again to drive a tiebreak, which he dominated to win the set. From there, he took management, in the end triumphing 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-2.

Vukic had earlier towards Alaraz, defeating him in Roland Garros qualifying in 2020, however issues have modified considerably since then, with the Spaniard now a three-time main champion with a complete repertoire of pictures that allowed him to dominate the baseline exchanges, firing 40 winners to arrange a tie with Frances Tiafeo after he beat Borna Coric in straight units.

I’m actually pleased about my efficiency. I feel the primary set was the important thing. He served for the set and I broke and after I performed a extremely good tie-break. I performed a extremely excessive stage within the second and third units, so I’m actually pleased about it. Alcaraz on his comfy win.

Medvedev Manouvers Previous Muller

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Daniil Medvedev spent a number of minutes in his first-round press convention stating his choice for No 1 Court docket at Wimbledon. 

The AELTC schedulers rewarded that with a visit to Centre Court docket, and his match towards Alexandre Muller was removed from easy.

Identified for resilience and tactical nouse, the Russian needed to present loads of that as he battled again from a set and a break all the way down to safe a second-round victory towards the Frenchman. He in the end prevailed 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 6-4, 7-5 after saving two set factors to keep away from falling right into a two-set deficit.

Muller, ranked No. 102 within the ATP Rankings, offered a critical problem for the fifth seed, taking the primary set in a tiebreak and racing to a 3-0 lead within the second set.

Nevertheless, Medvedev’s consistency from the baseline and his serve, which has been a legal responsibility of late, lastly did some injury, delivering 14 aces to assist him get the job completed.

It was a really robust, bodily match. Alex performed properly, and a few moments within the match have been very robust to remain in contact with him. I used to be shedding by one set and a break. On grass, that’s by no means simple, however I managed to remain stable, all the time keep within the match, and attempt to battle. I’m positively pleased with the win. I ought to have performed a lot better, nevertheless it’s okay. Once you win, there’s a subsequent spherical to attempt to do higher. Effectively, I gained. I didn’t play the perfect match. For no matter cause, it feels a lot slower. It bounces actually gradual, not like a grass court docket the place it usually slides [through]. I must get used to it and to be sincere, the extra matches I play on it, the extra possibilities I’ve to play higher and higher. Even right this moment, I managed to play higher through the match. I’m positively all the time pleased to play on Centre Court docket at Wimbledon, however I’m extra pleased after I win. Once you lose, you might be like, ‘Okay, it was good to play on Centre Court docket’, however you aren’t that pleased once you lose. Medvedev on whether or not Centre Court docket was rising on him.

Sinner Survives Berrettini

Jannik Sinner secured a hard-fought victory within the final match of the day on Centre, overcoming compatriot and former finalist Matteo Berrettini 7-6(3), 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-6(4) in a tough second-round match.

In solely their second profession assembly, each gamers showcased their highly effective baseline video games in a carefully contested affair that lasted over three hours.

Nevertheless, Sinner capitalised on essential backhand errors from Berrettini, rallying from a break down in each the second and fourth units to clinch the win within the fourth set tiebreak.

Berrettini has had a difficult few years on tour. He fell out of the highest 10 in June 2022, simply as Sinner was ascending, and a raft of accidents has seen him wrestle to get well his greatest kind.

In current months, nonetheless, he’s gotten again on monitor, and it was respectable to see him compete at a excessive stage. The one distinction was Sinner’s psychological power on the large factors. If he can give attention to enhancing his backhand reasonably than coping with setback after setback, he’ll be a contender once more.

As for Sinner, he performed properly, too, however I don’t assume he seems to be transferring that properly on grass, and he seems uncomfortable. He’ll subsequent face Miomir Kecmanovic, who defeated twenty seventh seed Tallon Griekspoor, which is greater than winnable, however I don’t make him a title favorite based mostly on what I’ve seen up to now.

Different Matches of Word

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Goffin throws away match towards Machac: David Goffin discovered himself two units forward and main 5-0 within the fifth set, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient as he misplaced to Tomas Machac after an excellent tiebreak, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (10/5). The Belgian had entered the match as a fortunate loser, filling in as an alternative choice to Andy Murray, and it was a golden alternative to take down Thirty ninth-ranked Machac, who has little pedigree on grass, however as an alternative, the Czech advances to face Russian Roman Safiullin within the second spherical.

Tabilo Ends Evans Hopes: This a match you’d have picked an in-form Evans to win, however he’s not having an excellent season (3-15 YTD), and Tabilo is enjoying his greatest tennis, having gained Mallorca final week, and he eased by 6-2, 7-5, 6-3.

Humbert Finds Some Type: After early losses at Queens and Mallorca, plus a troublesome five-set win within the opening spherical, the Frenchman seems to be discovering higher kind. He dispatched Van de Zandschulp in straight units 7-6(9), 6-1, 6-3.

Paul Volleys Previous Virtanen: Tommy Paul was one among my picks for the second week after he turned the primary American to win in Queen’s in 14 years, however he made onerous work of issues on Wednesday, coming from two units to at least one all the way down to beat qualifier Otto Virtanen 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4.

Wimbledon 2024 Day 4 Spherical of 64 Matches

  • Novak Djokovic (2) vs Jacob Fearnley
  • Alexander Zverev (4) vs Marcos Giron
  • Hubert Hurkacz (7) vs Arthur Fils
  • Alex de Minaur (9) vs Jaume Munar
  • Grigor Dimitrov (10) vs Juncheng Shang
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas (11) vs Emil Ruusuvuori
  • Taylor Fritz (12) vs Arthur Rinderknech
  • Ben Shelton (14) vs Lloyd Harris
  • Holger Rune (15) vs Thiago Seyboth Wild
  • Lorenzo Musetti (25) vs Luciano Darderi
  • Jack Draper (28) vs Cameron Norrie
  • Tomás Martín Etcheverry (30) vs Alexei Popyrin
  • Karen Khachanov (21) vs Quentin Halys
  • Alejandro Tabilo (23) vs Flavio Cobolli
  • Denis Shapovalov vs Daniel Altmaier
  • Francisco Comesaña vs Adam Walton
  • Thanasi Kokkinakis vs Lucas Pouille
  • Tomas Machac vs Roman Safiullin
  • Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard vs Yoshihito Nishioka

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