The 33-year-old had to dig for about five hours to beat the Russian and bring his Grand Slam career tally to 19, just one behind Roger Federer's all-time record.
Rafael Nadal overcame an almighty test from fifth-seeded Daniil Medvedev by defeating him 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4
Defending champion Novak Djokovic fought through shoulder pain to reach the third round of the rain-hit US Open on Wednesday while Roger Federer shook off another slow start to advance.
Roger Federer overcame his second consecutive sluggish start to defeat Bosnian Damir Dzumhur 3-6 6-2
Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Open.
Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run
Novak Djokovic battled past Roger Federer in the longest Wimbledon final in history to match Bjorn Borg by winning his fifth title.
one of the most dramatic matches the All England Club has ever
witnessed, Djokovic defied a crowd screaming for his opponent by
becoming the first player to win
The top-ranked Serb is looking to win his fifth grass-court title while this the first grand slam semifinal appearance for the Spaniard.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Spain’s Roberto Bautista
Agut in the first of the Wimbledon’s semi-final match on Friday. The
top-ranked Serb is looking to
It is men's semi-final day at Wimbledon as the last four will be whittled down to two on Centre Court.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Roberto Bautista Agut while great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal also go head-to-head.
Here, PA previews the 11th day of action.
Order of play
Centre CourtNovak Djokovic
There was no stopping Rafael Nadal on Wednesday as he soaked up 22 thunderbolt aces to flatten Sam Querrey 7-5 6-2 6-2 to set up the Wimbledon semi-final the whole sporting world had been waiting to see - a showdown with great rival Roger Federer.
Serena Williams is through to the semi-finals of Wimbledon, but she will not be joined by Johanna Konta after her exit on Tuesday.
Williams was well fancied to get through to the final four and she proved too much for fellow American Alison Riske. The 23-time Grand
Even Roger Federer was surprised at just how easy his 99th Wimbledon victory was.
The eight-time champion brushed aside 17th seed Matteo Berrettini 6-1 6-2 6-2 in just an hour and 14 minutes on Centre Court.
felt good today," he said. "It's also been a week. Now we're two weeks
Johanna Konta positioned herself as a title contender at Wimbledon by knocking out two-time former champion Petra Kvitova to reach the quarter-finals for the second time.
years after setting British fans dreaming of a first home female
singles champion since Virginia Wade with her run to the semi-finals,