An update on Wimbledon at the start of Week 2.
Wimbledon has a rest day during the middle Sunday and then Monday is a massive day with a plan for all Fourth Round matches to be played.
Find out more about how scheduling varies between the grand slam tournaments.
After the crazy events of last week fortunately there hasn’t been too many injuries over the past few days.
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Men’s Draw – Fourth Round Matches
Here’s the line up of Men’s Fourth Round matches, which includes top seeds Novak Djokovic in the top half of the draw and Andy Murray in the bottom half.
- Djokovic v Haas
- Tomic v Berdych
- Ferrer v Dodig
- Seppi v Del Potro
- Kubot v Mannarino
- Janowicz v Melzer
- Verdasco v De Schepper
- Youzhny v Murray.
- Djokovic hasn’t dropped a set and has lost only 29 games
- Haas, at 35 years old, is the oldest man still playing
- Other than Murray, the highest seeded man left in his part of the draw is Youzhny at No.20
- Kubot is ranked 130 and De Schepper is ranked 80. If Kubot reaches the quarterfinals he’ll be the losest ranked man to do so since Tomic two years ago when ranked 158.
- This is the first time two male Polish players (Kubot and Janowicz) have reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam
- 20 year old Tomic, who defeated Gasquet in the third round, is the only Australian left in the draw.
Ladies’ Draw – Fourth Round Matches
Ladies’ Fourth Round Matches, with Serena Williams, Radwanska and Li Na being the only seeds from the Top 10 remaining.
- S Williams v Lisicki
- Robson v Kanepi
- A Radwanska v Pironkova
- Vinci v Li Na
- Puig v Stephens
- Bartoli v Knapp
- Kvitova v Suarez Navarro
- Flipkens v Pennetta.
- Serena hasn’t lost a set and has dropped only 11 games
- 19 year old Laura Robson is the first British women to reach the fourth round since 1998. If she wins the next match she’ll be the first British quarterfinalist since 1984
- 2011 Champion Petra Kvitova seeded No.8 is the highest seed left in her half
- 20 year old Sloane Stephens, more used to playing older players, next faces 19 year old Monica Puig.
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Until next time
Grand Slam Gal