WIMBLEDON – The latest from Wimbledon (all local times):
Novak Djokovic won the third set of the Wimbledon men’s final to take the 2-1 lead over Nick Kyrgios.
Djokovic leads 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and is one set away from his seventh Wimbledon title.
At 4-4 in the third set, Kyrgios committed a double foul to set the break point, then scored a setback to give Djokovic the break.
Mili Poljicak became the first Croatian player to win a junior Wimbledon title after defeating American Michael Zheng 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) in the men’s final.
The third seed, Poljicak, came out of a break in both sets to win his first junior Grand Slam title.
Zheng beat Poljicak in three sets in the first round of this year’s French Open and was trying to become the second consecutive American to win the Wimbledon men’s title. Samir Banerjee won last year. Poljicak lost to Banerjee in the quarterfinals last year.
Novak Djokovic won the second set of the Wimbledon men’s final against Nick Kyrgios to tie the game at one set each.
Djokovic won the set 6-3 after breaking love for a 3-1 lead and saving four break points in the final game. Kyrgios won the first set 6-4.
Djokovic is looking for a seventh Wimbledon title and a 21º Grand Slam title overall. Kyrgios plays his first Grand Slam final of his career.
Shingo Kunieda finally won his first Wimbledon title to complete a Grand Slam of his career in men’s wheelchair singles.
The 38-year-old Japanese player defeated Briton Alfie Hewett by 4-6, 7-5 and 7-6 (10-5).
It is Kunieda’s 28th Grand Slam title overall, but had only reached a Wimbledon final in four previous appearances, finishing as runner-up in 2019.
He is the first male wheelchair player to complete a Grand Slam of his career, and now holds all four major titles at the same time after winning the Australian Open and the French Open this year, as well as the US Open in the United States. last year.
Hewett was looking for his sixth Grand Slam title and first at Wimbledon. He also lost in the final to Kunieda at last year’s U.S. Open and this year’s Australian Open.
Nick Kyrgios won the first set 6-4 against Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon men’s singles final.
Kyrgios broke the 3-2 lead when Djokovic committed a double foul at the break. He converted his second set point with an ace.
The Australian plays his first Grand Slam final of his career. Djokovic is looking for a seventh Wimbledon title and a 21º Grand Slam title overall.
The Wimbledon men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios began on the center court.
Djokovic is trying to win a seventh title at the All England Club and a No. 21 individual Grand Slam title. Kyrgios plays his first grand final.
Novak Djokovic will play his seventh Wimbledon title and 21º individual Grand Slam title against Nick Kyrgios on the center court.
Djokovic has won the last three championships at the All England Club. Kyrgios plays a grand tennis final for the first time in his career.
Kyrgios is 2-0 against Djokovic, but both games were in 2017.
The women’s doubles final will be on the center court after the men’s singles match. First-seeded Elise Mertens and Zhang Shuai will face second-seeded Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.
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