Wimbledon 2024: Sinner cruises into Quarter-final after massive win over Ben Shelton


World primary Jannik Sinner quelled the problem of big-serving 14th seed Ben Shelton with a 6-2 6-4 7-6(9) victory that despatched him into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Sunday. Shelton, who has constantly despatched down rockets on the slick turf on the Grand Slam this yr, began aggressively below the Courtroom One roof by serving and volleying in a bid to unsettle the Australian Open champion.

Sinner was equal to the duty, nonetheless, and broke the feisty American twice to comfortably pocket the opening set. The Italian consolidated an early break within the second set with a booming ace and pulled away for a two-set benefit, as Shelton was left with one other battle on his arms having been dragged the space in every of his final three rounds.

The 21-year-old raised the hopes of followers by breezing forward 4-1 within the third set however Sinner ran his opponent ragged along with his energy and precision to attract stage after eight video games and saved a breakpoint to pressure a tiebreak.

Shelton got here from behind however squandered all 4 set factors he earned, as Sinner held his nerve to safe the win and ebook a gathering with both fifth seed Daniil Medvedev or tenth seed Grigor Dimitrov.

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Debodinna Chakraborty

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Jul 7, 2024

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