Gentlemen’s singles draw has been made for Wimbledon, the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. The third Grand Slam of the season, the only grass court Major event, will be held from June 27 to July 10, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
13-time titlist Rafael Nadal defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic in an intense four-set French Open quarter-final 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in four hours and 12 minutes.
World no.1 Novak Djokovic booked his place in the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday, breezing past Diego Schwartzman in straight sets. The top seed won 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 in two hours and 15 minutes to reach the last eight at Roland Garros for the 16th time.
The reigning champion defeated Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-3, 6-2, to move into the fourth round in Paris. Novak will next play no.15 seed Diego Schwartzman (6-0 H2H record).
Djokovic earned a straight-set first round win in his quest to defend the French Open crown. The top seed beat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in one hour and 58 minutes. He next faces Alex Molcan (SVK, ATP #38), who is coached by Marian Vajda.
Nole is through to his ninth US Open final, following a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 victory over 2020 runner-up Alexander Zverev. The world no.1 will face Daniil Medvedev (RUS, 2) on Sunday, looking to win a record-breaking 21st major championship crown and a historic calendar-year Grand Slam.
Novak defeated 99th-ranked American Jenson Brooksby 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the last eight in New York and keep alive his hopes for the first calendar-year Grand Slam by a men’s player since 1969.