The Italian tennis pro Matteo Berrettini would be in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon against Alexander Zverev if the hamburger wins his eighth finals this Monday.
Berrettini, placed at number seven, won 6:4, 6:3, 6:1 against an outsider Ilja Ivashka from Belarus. For the 25-year-old, it is the first time in the quarter-finals in London, he was already in the semi-finals at the US Open 2019. Zverev still has to compete against Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime.
Co-favorite Aryna Sabalenka from Belarus and Tunisian Ons Jabeur are confirmed as the first quarter finalists in Wimbledon. Jabeur defeated last year’s French Open winner Iga Swiatek from Poland 5:7, 6:1, 6:1.
The 26-year-old number 24 of the world reached the round of the last eight players for the second time in a Grand Slam tournament. On Tuesday, the opponent is the 23-year-old Sabalenka, who for the first time made it to the quarter finals one of the four main tournaments. The world ranking fourth defeated Jelena Rybakina from Kazakhstan 6:3, 4:6, 6:3.