07 Jul 2021: 2021 Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic moves to the semis: Records broken
19-time Grand Slam champion and men's tennis number one Novak Djokovic has progressed to the semis of 2021 Wimbledon on Wednesday.Djokovic earned an impressive 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over Marton Fucsovics at the Centre Court.The Serbian, who won 2021 Australian and French Open titles, is vying for a third straight Slam win.Here are the key details.
Djokovic: Djokovic scripts these feats after quarter-final win
Djokovic has reached his 42nd semi-final at Grand Slams, including his 10th at Wimbledon.This is the third straight semi-final appearance for the Djoker At Wimbledon (won in 2018 and 2019).Djokovic now has a 77-10 win-loss record at Wimbledon.He has extended his win-loss record in Grand Slams to 315-45.Djokovic is alive in pursuing a sixth Wimbledon trophy.
Fact: 19 successive Grand Slam matches win for Djokovic in 2021
In 2021, Djokovic has won 19 successive Grand Slam matches to maintain a 100% record (19-0). Meanwhile, the Serbian ace has also secured 15 successive set wins at Wimbledon this year since dropping the first against Jack Draper in the first round.
Fact: Djokovic beats Fucsovics for the third time in his career
Djokovic has extended his career head-to-head record against Fucsovics (3-0). He has beaten Fucsovics for the third consecutive time in his career. The previous two wins came at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Qatar Open.
Details: How did the match pan out?
Djokovic started in a strong fashion, going 2-0 up in no time. He broke Fucsovics early on and then held his serve to make it 5-0.Djokovic was serving at 5-1 before Fucsovics held on to win two successive games (3-5).He prevailed 6-3 in the end.Fucsovics served well in the second set before perishing 6-4.Djokovic held his fort in the third.
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