Wimbledon day 9 recap: traditions or not, Serena Williams rules again!


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Wimbledon day 9 recap: traditions or not, Serena Williams rules again!

The women's quarter-finals at Wimbledon put some order in this crazy and unpredictable tournament. Serena Williams was the cover-girl of the day. Her victory against Camila Giorgi meant she reached the semi-finals of the Championships after two years. Serena will face Julia Goerges, who of the remaining four is the only real outsider. The German needed three sets to overcome Kiki Bertens.

In the top half, the semi-final will be played between two Slam champions. Angelique Kerber defeated the young Daria Kasatkina in straight sets. However, the Russian will certainly be a great protagonist of the coming seasons. Kerber will challenge Jelena Ostapenko, who with her powerful game sent home Dominika Cibulkova. Juan Martin del Potro won the match against Gilles Simon, carried forward from Monday because of fading light. Now the Argentinian will have the exciting challenge against Rafael Nadal, in the quarter-finals.

About the quarters of the men's singles, Novak Djokovic has been satisfied. After the controversy, the Serb will play against Kei Nishikori on the Center Cout. Following the match between Rafael Nadal and Delpo. Roger Federer will therefore be confined to the Court. no 1, for his match against Kevin Anderson. Following Milos Raonic will challenge John Isner.

Talking about Federer, the Swiss would like to break a tradition of Wimbledon! About the dress code, he said: "I've said it many times over the years, I think it would be nice to add a touch of color, but I also understand that the traditions are traditions and must be respected. I know that Philip Brook believes in the tradition dating back to the '50s,' 60. I can understand. In 1980 Borg and McEnroe showed up in the Center Court in red clothes. Maybe it would be nice if we mix white with other colors!" Probably not even the strongest and most beloved tennis player of all time will succeed in this adventure..

Let's move on to the news of the day. Cristiano Ronaldo was sold by the C.F. Real Madrid at the F.C. Juventus, in what has been called the transfer of the century, in football. What will Rafael Nadal, a great fan of the club, think of this story?

Tomorrow's men's quarter-finals are in the field: Djokovic-Nishikori, Nadal-Del Potro, Federer-Anderson and Isner-Raonic!

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