Wimbledon 2017: Murray, Nadal, Federer, Djokovic aim for wins in fourth round clashes to seal quarterfinal berths

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 July 2017, 11:37 AM
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer

The second week of Wimbledon shall commence on Monday evening with the 'Big Four' taking to courts in their respective round sixteen clashes, vying for a berth in the quarterfinals of the men's singles at the All England Tennis and Croquet Club.

Seven times champion Roger Federer shall be taking on Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in what is being labelled as a high quality clash. Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal shall play his fourth round encounter against big serving Giles Muller of Luxumbourg. Meanwhile three-times champ Novak Djokovic shall take the court against Frenchman A. Mannarino while home favorite and World Number One Andy Murray shall lock horns against Beniot Paire.

Besides the Fabulous Four, the new emerging order in Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem shall also be looking to extend their run into the quarterfinals. 

Ten of the top 15 ranked women have also made it through to the second week, while former world No. 1 and dual-grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka, who recently returned to the tour after becoming a mother, is in fine form.

First Published: Monday, July 10, 2017 11:07 AM
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