British teenager Raducanu struggled to breathe


The latest information on Wimbledon (all local times):

11:30 p.m.

The All England Club have said that British teenager Emma Raducanu has withdrawn from her fourth round match against Ajla Tomljanovic due to breathing difficulties.

Raducanu was leading 6-4, 3-0 when she stopped playing.

The 18-year-old Raducanu was competing in her first Grand Slam tournament and her second tour-level event. She gained fans across Great Britain in her run to Week Two at Wimbledon.

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9:20 p.m.

Ajla Tomljanovic reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final at Wimbledon when British teenager Emma Raducanu had to stop playing after a medical time out in the second set.

It was not immediately clear what Raducanu’s health problem was. She received a visit from a coach on the pitch, then they left for the locker room. Shortly after, the chair umpire announced that Raducanu could not continue.

Tomljanovic, 75, was leading 6-4, 3-0 when the game ended under the closed roof of Court No.1.

“I’m actually really shocked and it’s obviously so bittersweet because Emma has to be really, really hurt if she makes the decision to retire,” said Tomljanovic.

She will face No.1 Ash Barty in a 100% Australian quarter-final on Tuesday.

Raducanu is an 18-year-old girl ranked 338th who received a generic invitation from the All England Club so that she could make her Grand Slam debut and only participate in her second tour-level event.

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8:10 p.m.

Roger Federer became the oldest man in the Open era to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets.

The eight-time Wimbledon champion needed two attempts to serve the first set but never looked threatened after that, winning 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 on center court.

Federer, 39, broke the age record for quarterfinals held by Ken Rosewall, who was also 39 when he reached the last eight in 1974.

It is the 18th time that Federer has come this far at the All England Club, thus extending his own record.

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7:50 p.m.

Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev at Wimbledon to give Canada two male quarter-finalists in a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.

Auger-Aliassime resisted a Zverev comeback attempt to win 6-4, 7-6 (6), 3-6, 3-6, 6-4 and claim what he called “surely the best victory of my life”. The match ended under a closed roof on Court No.1 after a brief delay of rain at the start of the fifth set.

Auger-Aliassime reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time and joined compatriot Denis Shapovalov in the last eight.

Zverev struggled with his serve throughout and finished with 20 double faults.

Auger-Aliassime will then face Matteo Berrettini.

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7:40 p.m.

The fourth-round match between No.2 Daniil Medvedev and No.14 Hubert Hurkacz was suspended in the fourth set until Tuesday due to rain.

Medvedev leads 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 3-4, with the players serving in the fourth set.

Medvedev is looking for his first place in a Wimbledon quarter-final. He reached the bottom eight in the other three majors.

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7:00 p.m.

Play on Wimbledon center court resumed with the roof closed after a rain delay of about 20 minutes.

Lorenzo Sonego double faulted on the first point when play resumed to give Roger Federer a break and a 6-5 lead in the first set.

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6:35 p.m.

The game at Wimbledon was interrupted because of the rain.

Roger Federer was playing against Lorenzo Sonego on center court with their fourth-round game level 5-5 in the first set when play was stopped.

Alexander Zverev was in the fifth set against Felix Auger-Aliassime on the No.1 court after the fourth-seeded German came back from two sets.

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5:50 p.m.

Forty years and one day after his famous father played his last match at Wimbledon, Leo Borg made his winning debut at the All England Club.

The son of five-time Swedish champion Bjorn Borg won his opener in the junior boys tournament, beating Serbian Marko Topo 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-0.

Leo, 18, sports the same long blonde hair and Fila clothes as his father and naturally gained media attention when he first appeared at the All England Club.

“I know my dad played here so many times and won the title,” said Leo Borg. “So it was very special to go out and to feel that maybe one day I would make it, like my father. ”

He said his dad gave him some advice before the game: “He just said good luck and have fun on the pitch. Because it’s always special to play at Wimbledon. Have fun.”

Bjorn Borg lost to John McEnroe in an epic final in 1981, having won the tournament the previous five years.

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5:10 p.m.

Coco Gauff’s Wimbledon race ended again in the fourth round.

The 17-year-old American lost to former Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 on center court.

This is the second time she has lost at this point after her breakthrough at the All England Club in 2019.

Kerber dominated Gauff in key moments, converting four of the five breakpoints she created and saving four of the six she faced.

Kerber won Wimbledon in 2018 and is the only former champion in the women’s table.

American Madison Keys, number 23, was also eliminated, losing to Viktorija Golubic 7-6 (3), 6-3.

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4:00 p.m.

Marton Fucsovics became the first Hungarian to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon since 1948 after finally getting the better of Andrey Rublev.

Fucsovics rallied to beat Russian No.5 seed 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 on No.2 court to set up a meeting with the two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic.

Fucsovics was eliminated by Rublev in four consecutive tournaments earlier this season, including an injury strike, and also lost to him at Roland Garros last year.

He became the first Hungarian since 1981 to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam tournament and the first since Jozsef Asboth in 1948 to do so at Wimbledon.

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3:30 p.m.

Novak Djokovic made it easy on center court.

The two-time defending Wimbledon champion reached his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final by beating Chile’s Christian Garin 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. The top-ranked Serbian lost just three points on his first serve in the game and saved the only two break points he faced.

Djokovic reached his 12th quarter-final at Wimbledon and is looking for a sixth All England Club title and a record 20th Grand Slam trophy.

Garin was playing on center court for the first time and was broken five times.

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3:10 p.m.

Sebastian Korda will have to wait a little longer for the chance to add his first major title to the family collection.

The American lost a fifth marathon set with 13 breaks of service in his fourth round match at Wimbledon. Karen Khachanov of Russia won the match 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 10-8 to reach the quarter-finals.

Korda was celebrating his 21st birthday and was the youngest American to reach the round of 16 at the All England Club since Andy Roddick reached the semi-finals in 2003.

He is the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda and brother of golfer Nelly Korda, who won the PGA Women’s Championship in June. Her other sister Jessica Korda is also a professional golfer.

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1:50 p.m.

Top-ranked Ash Barty enters the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time after ending Barbora Krejcikova’s 15-game winning streak.

Barty beat the Roland-Garros champion 7-5, 6-3 on court no.1.

Barty came back from a breakage in the first set and went on to save seven of the eight break points she faced in the second.

Krejcikova won her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros this year and was playing singles for the first time at Wimbledon.

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1:10 p.m.

Matteo Berrettini became the first Italian in 23 years to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, beating Ilya Ivashka 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.

Seventh-seeded Berrettini only managed 53% of his first serves but was only broken once in the game. He finished with 37 winners to 16 for Ivashka, and beat his opponent six times.

Berrettini won the Queen’s Club turf tournament last month and has lost just one set so far at Wimbledon. He is the first Italian to reach the quarterfinals of the All England Club since Davide Sanguinetti in 1998. Lorenzo Sonego has a chance to join him later when he will play Roger Federer on center court.

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12:50

Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, beating former Roland Garros champion Iga Swiatek 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.

The Tunisian converted the seven break points she created and served the romantic match with an ace.

It was the first game to end on Manic Monday at Wimbledon, when all men’s and women’s matches in the fourth round are played.

Minutes later, No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final defeating Elena Rybakina 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

The 21st seed, Jabeur, also reached the quarter-finals of last year’s Australian Open, becoming the first Arab woman to reach this stage in any Grand Slam tournament.

Swiatek won the French Open last year but lost in the first round of his only previous Wimbledon appearance in 2019.

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11:00

Manic Monday awaits you at Wimbledon.

All men’s and women’s fourth round matches are expected to be contested as Wimbledon enters its second week after a final day of rest on Middle Sunday.

It’s been a busy schedule with No.1 Novak Djokovic, American teenager Coco Gauff and eight-time champion Roger Federer all set to play on center court.

Djokovic faces No.17 Cristian Garin of Chile and Federer faces No.23 Lorenzo Sonego of Italy, who was a 0-5 combined at the All England Club until this year. Gauff plays former Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber.

Female No. 1 Ash Barty faces Roland-Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova on court No. 1.

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