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LIVE – Wimbledon: Garcia and Djokovic at the rendezvous, Humbert eliminated

Quiet, Alcaraz awaits Sinner in eighth

The Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, 7th in the world, had no trouble dominating the German Oscar Otte (36th) 6-3, 6-1, 6-2, Friday in the 3rd round of Wimbledon and will face the Italian Jannik Sinner (13th) in the round of 16.

The latter defeated the great American server John Isner (24th) 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3. Alcaraz like Sinner are participating in their second Wimbledon tournament: the Spaniard was eliminated in the second round last year and the Italian in the first.

Alcaraz, who has become phenomenal this season, had left a lot of strength in the first round to eliminate Jan-Lennard Struff (155th) 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 , but he then clearly dominated the Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor (53rd) 6-4, 7-6 (7/0), 6-3.

And on Friday, he didn’t leave much energy either on his way to becoming at 19 the youngest player to reach the knockout stages at Wimbledon, since Bernard Tomic who was 18 in 2011.

For his part, Sinner (20), reached the round of 16 for the fourth Major in a row. His victories over Stan Wawrinka in the first round and Mikael Ymer in the second were his very first wins on grass.

(AFP)

Caroline Garcia qualifies for the round of 16!

The good series continues for Caroline Garcia, qualified for the knockout stages at Wimbledon after her victory over Shuai Zhang (7-6, 7-6). She will face the Czech Bouzkova in the round of 16.

Garcia takes the lead against Shuai Zhang

Very comfortable serving (5 aces), Caroline Garcia won the first set in the tie-break (7-6) against the Chinese.

Sakkari takes the door

The Greek Maria Sakkari, 5th in the world, was eliminated Friday in the 3rd round of Wimbledon by the German Tatjana Maria (103rd) 6-3, 7-5.

At 26, Sakkari has never made it past the third round on the London turf in six appearances, while she played semi-finals at Roland-Garros and the US Open last year, as well as Round of 16 at the Australian Open (2020 and 2022).

For her part, Maria reached the knockout stages of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time and will face the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (17th) who had reached the last four at Wimbledon in 2018, a year after her title at Roland Garros.

Having lost the first set, Sakkari took a clear advantage in the second when she pulled away 3-0. She then served at 5-3 to tie a set all, but only scored a point on her face-off and allowed Maria to unbreak.

In the process, she had two set points on the opposing service but it was the German who won her service game to pick up at 5-5 before winning the next two games, a series of four games. in a row, concluding on his second match point.

It’s over for Humbert

Despite winning the first set, Ugo Humbert was eliminated in the third round by David Goffin (4-6, 7-5, 6-2, 7-5). The Belgian has an appointment with Francis Tiafoe in the round of 16.

Djokovic in the round of 16

Without worry, Novak Djokovic will be there for the 8th finals at Wimbledon. He won quietly against Kecmanovic (6-0, 6-3, 6-4) and now awaits the surprising Tim van Rijthoven, beneficiary of a wild card for his first Grand Slam.

Caroline Garcia is on court n°3

The French is opposed to the Chinese Zhang and leads 3-2 in the first set.

Djokovic flies away

Winner of the second set 6-3, Djokovic flies away in this meeting against Kecmanovic.

Humbert led

It’s getting more and more involved for Ugo Humbert, swept 6-2 in the third set. Goffin leads two sets to one.

Humbert caught up

The French lost 7-5 in the second set against David Goffin, who returned to a set everywhere.

Djokovic sticks a bubble to Kecmanovic

Perfect debut for Novak Djokovic, who has just inflicted a stinging 6-0 on his compatriot in the first set.

Djokovic is on Center Court

100% Serbian duel for the number one seed Novak Djokovic, who is opposed to Miomir Kecmanovic on the Center Court. He never lost to his compatriot.

Humbert gone well

On court number 18, Ugo Humbert took the first set against Belgian David Goffin (6-4). The two men are tied in the second set (2-2) after 50 minutes of play.

Jabeur too strong for Parry

The French Diane Parry lost in the 3rd round against the Tunisian Ons Jabeur. On the Center Court, the tricolor player lost in two sets against 6-2, 6-3.

Jabeur martyrs Parry and takes the first set

Without being worried, Ons Jabeur won the first set easily against Diane Parry (6-2). The new world number 2 became the highest ranked African player in history on Monday. Jabeur honored this new status today against an outdated Parry despite a slight comeback at the end of the round. If successful, Jabeur will challenge Angelique Kerber or Elise Mertens in the round of 16.

Diane Parry got off to a bad start against Ons Jabeur

The French Diane Parry is measured against the 2nd player in the world this Friday in the person of Ons Jabeur. The business is already badly embarked for Parry is made breaker twice of entry. The Tunisian leads 3-0 in the first set and prepares to serve.

Tim van Rijthoven’s journey continues

Surprise winner of the S’Hertogenbosch tournament against Daniil Medvedev, Tim van Rijthoven took out Nikoloz Basilashivili in the third round (6-4, 6-3, 6-4). The 104th player in the world will find the winner of the duel between Miomoir Kecmanovic and Novak Djokovic for the first round of 16 of his Grand Slam career.

Nice showdown between Tiafoe and Bublik, Sock wants to end it quickly

Frances Tiafoe and Bublik are having a great battle. A set everywhere between the American and the Kazakh (3-6, 7-6, 3-3).

In the 100% USA duel between Cressy and Sock, the latter is leading. Jack Sock leads two sets to nothing (6-4, 6-4, 1-2).

Ostapenko qualified for the 8th, Basilashvili on the trap

In the first matches of the day, Ostapenko dominated Begu in three sets (3-6, 6-1, 6-1). In the next round, the Latvian will face Sakkari or Maria.

The Georgian Basilashvili was swept away by the Dutchman Van Rijthoven in three sets (6-4, 6-3, 6-4).

Friday’s schedule

Center Court
(From 2:30 p.m.)
Diane Parry – Ons Jabeur (TUN, n°3)
Novak Djokovic (SER, n°1) – Miomir Kecmanovic (SER, n°25)
Cameron Norrie (GBR, n°9) – Steve Johnson (USA)

Court n°1
(From 2 p.m.)
Heather Watson (GBR) – Kaja Juvan (SLV)
Angelique Kerber (GER, n°15) – Elise Mertens (BEL, n°24)
Oscar Otte (GER, n°32) – Carlos Alcaraz (ESP, n°5)

Court n°2
(From 12 p.m.)
Frances Tiafoe (USA, n°23) – Alexander Bublik (KAZ)
Maria Sakkari (GRE, n°5) – Tatjana Maria (GER)
Jannik Sinner (ITA, n°10) – John Isner (USA, n°20)

Court n°3
(From 12 p.m.)
Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) – Jelena Ostapenko (LET, n°12)
Jack Sock (USA) – Maxime Cressy (USA)
Tommy Paul (USA, n°30) – Jiri Vesely (RTC)
Shuai Zhang (CHN, n°33) – Caroline Garcia

Court n°12
(From 12 p.m.)
Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO, n°22) – Tim Van Rijthoven (HOL)
Marie Bouzkova (RTC) – Alison Riske-Amritraj (USA, n°28)

Court n°16
(Not before 1:30 p.m.)
Jason Kubler (AUS) – Dennis Novak (AUT)

Court n°18
(From 12 p.m.)
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) – Jule Niemeier (GER)
Ugo Humbert – David Goffin (BEL)

Hi there!

Welcome to our live to follow the third round of Wimbledon. Three French are engaged this Friday: Diane Parry will have the honors of the Center Court against the Tunisian Ons Jabeur (seeded n ° 3). Caroline Garcia will face Shuai Zhang (n°33) while Ugo Humbert will challenge David Goffin.

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz are also out: the Serb is opposed to his compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic, the Spaniard to the German Oscar Otte.

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