The German women having been scorching the WTA tour in the last 18 months with Andrea Petkovic, Sabine Lisicki, Angelique Kerber, and Mona Barthel making waves in womens tennis.
Now the German men seem to be following suit.
Germans Philipp Kohlschreiber, the No. 27 seed, and No. 31 seed Florian Mayer have reached the last eight at Wimbledon - mraking the first time since 1997 that two German men have reached the quarters at a major.
The last time two German men reached the quarters at a major was 1997 Wimbledon, when Boris Becker, Nicolas Kiefer and Michael Stich all made the last eight
Philipp Kohlschreiber beat American qualifier Brian Baker 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-3 to reach his first grand slam semi final
Mayer beat No. 16 seed Richard Gasquet of France 6-3, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.