Continued semi-final coverage of Serena Williams vs. Elena Vesnina, followed by Angelique Kerber vs. Venus Williams and Pierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut vs. The match so far...#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/8ZAuRgT3Oe. Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău were the defending champions, but lost in the first round to Jonathan Marray and Adil Shamasdin. Wimbledon 2016: Serena, Venus move towards all-Williams final ... Venus Williams beat Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. In the day’s second semi-final on the same court, British number one and tournament second seed Andy Murray defeated Tomas Berdych in straight sets to punch his ticket to final as well. Murray, who became the tournament favourite the moment defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic was beaten by Sam Querrey in the early rounds, secured a 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory on Friday to reach his third Wimbledon final. Milos Raonic beats Roger Federer in five sets to reach Wimbledon final – as it happened Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to reach a grand slam final after coming through a … Federer falls behind love-15 and 15-30, but Raonic misses a forehand and then Federer dials in an ace to move it to 40-30. Fourth set: *Raonic 5-5 Federer (*denotes next server). Wimbledon top seed Serena Williams beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to progress to the semi-finals at the Championships on Centre Court today. ... Wimbledon 2016 Raonic saves the first on a service winner, then the second when Federer nets a running forehand from the baseline. At 15-all, Federer can’t handle a deep forehand to the baseline and it’s 15-30, but he rattles off three quick points to level it at five games apiece. Raonic returns it to deuce with a backhand winner and a missed forehand past the baseline by Federer earns him a third set point. He was runner-up in 2014 and 2015. He’s off to his chair now to be looked at by the trainer, but within less than a minute he’s up and returned to his position behind the baseline. The women's semifinals were the highlight of Wimbledon on Thursday, as a pair of sisters, the 2016 Australian Open champion and the Cinderella … Fourth set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Five-alarm danger zone, this. Covers basketball, soccer, but has good eyes and energy for sports. Third set: Raonic 4-5 Federer* (*denotes next server). Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 in Wimbledon final Fifth set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). At 15-all, Raonic double faults. Raonic misfires on a forehand volley but takes the game on a missed backhand by Federer, who will now serve for the third set. Wimbledon on the BBC. Fifth set: Raonic 5-2 Federer* (*denotes next server). “It’s my dream to win an 8th title here. Then Federer rips a forehand winner and all of a sudden he’ll have a pair of break-point chances at 15-40. Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Tímea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova.. Serena and Venus Williams won the title, defeating Babos and Shvedova in the final, 6–3, 6–4. A missed forehand brings it back to deuce, but Raonic wins the next two points and Federer will serve to stay in the fourth set. Deuce. But the Swiss rattles off four straight points including a cracking forehand winner – his 18th, compared to 36 for Raonic – to scratch out the hold. Andy Murray won his third major and second Wimbledon title defeating Milos Raonic in the final, 6–4, 7–6 (7–3), 7–6 (7–2), to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.. Novak Djokovic was the two-time defending champion, and top seed, but was defeated in the third round by the No. Another winner off the forehand side earns him a second set point, but Federer comes back with a forehand winner and an ace to stake a game point of his own. But a Federer error followed by a 123mph second-serve service winner by Raonic bring it to 40-30. Your email address will not be published. Serena Williams was the defending champion and successfully defended her title, defeating Angelique Kerber in the final, 7–5, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Fourth set: Raonic 5-4 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer saves it with a clean forehand winner and a pair of Raonic errors give Federer the hard-won hold. Serena Williams is to progress to the semi-final round of the Wimbledon tournament after a decisive win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Tuesday. And he saves the break point by pounding a forehand winner into the corner just out of the 6ft 5in Raonic’s reach! That’s Federer: give him an inch and he’ll take a mile. The way Federer is serving, this feels like the match. Here’s our Owen Gibson’s match report from Wimbledon: That didn’t take long. – then a service winner to earn the hold from 15-40 down. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In the first semi-finals, No. Credit: Julian Finney "Retiring is the easy way out," the former No.1 … A comfortable hold for Federer despite some hard-fought points. Yet it’s Federer, with 28 winners and only seven unforced errors (seven! 8 Michigan State Spartans [How To Watch], [How To Watch] No. Two unforced errors in the game by Raonic, who will serve to stay in the third set. WIMBLEDON 2016: All the results from the men's and women's singles. Federer took a tumble while lunging for the winning point and appeared to injure his left ankle. Federer will now serve to force a fourth-set tiebreaker. Deuce. Closes it out with a thudding ace out wide. Raonic took the first set, but the Switzerland veteran rallied to take a 2-1 lead heading into a decisive fifth. His career record in five-setters is 24-19, compared to 7-5 for Raonic. Tennis. Venus Williams has stormed into the semi-finals of Wimbledon after crushing Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets. At 15-all, Raonic sends a running forehand long and Federer has a half-chance at 15-30. Federer nets an attempted passing shot to give Raonic game point, but brings it back to deuce on a winner. But Federer nets a forehand on the next point for 30-all and the crowd buzzes. 6 Milos Raonic in a battling contest on Centre Court. By Jon Wertheim Tennis But it’s not the only reason I play tennis,” said Federer. Raonic closes in style, holding at love, with Federer sending a running backhand astray on triple match point. Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber play for the title. WTA Wimbledon 2016 results page on FlashScore.com offers results, WTA Wimbledon 2016 draws/standings and match details. Fifth set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Third set: *Raonic 2-2 Federer (*denotes next server). 8 Illinois Crushed NC A&T, 122-60, Dolphins Added Christian Wilkins, Kyle Van Noy To COVID-19 List, View all posts by Brittney Berreth | Staff Writer →, Highlights – Pittsburgh Steelers Hold Off Baltimore Ravens, 19-14 Improved To 11-0, NBA Announces Live TV Schedule For Opening Night, Christmas Day, Ways To Watch No. Raonic now within three games of his first major final. The 2016 Wimbledon Championships was a Grand Slam tennis tournament which took place at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. Fourth set: Raonic 6-5 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer saves it when Raonic misses a backhand, but Federer misses a forehand to return it to give Raonic another break-point chance. Serena Williams wins 6-2, 6-0! The Canadian lost to Federer in straight sets in the 2014 semi-finals but with the help of John McEnroe is plotting a route to his first grand slam final. Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to reach a grand slam final after coming through a draining semi-final against Roger Federer, Fri 8 Jul 2016 17.07 BST Meanwhile, Murray, the 2013 champion beat Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets to reach the final and he will start as the favourite. [VIDEO] Should Cavani Start Over Martial Now For Manchester United? Wimbledon 2016: Winners and Losers from the All-England Club 0 of 12 Serena Williams shows off trophies she received for winning the women's singles and doubles titles at Wimbledon 2016. He nets a volley for deuce, but a pair of errors by Raonic give him the hold. Another quick hold for Raonic including a 140mph service winner and a 111mph second-serve ace to close out the hold. Here’s a telling stat: Federer’s first-serve percentage is up to 81% in the fourth set from 61% in the third, 54% in the second and 55% in the first. Wimbledon 2016: Milos Raonic stuns Roger Federer in epic semi-final. Federer pushes it to 40-15 when Raonic misses on a forehand, but a Federer missed backhand seals the hold and Federer will serve to stay in the tournament. This was the first-ever all-French men's doubles final at Wimbledon. A Federer netcord winner makes it 40-30, but Raonic brings it to deuce when Federer misses an inside-out forehand millimeters wide. 6 Duke Blue Devils vs No. An easy hold at love for Raonic. July 7, 2016 Serena Williams Wimbledon 2016 Semi-Finals Place Sealed With Pavlyuchenkova Win. The dream Williams sister final is one step closer to becoming a reality. Federer answers Raonic’s hold at love with one of his own as the match passes the two-hour mark. Wimbledon 2016 RECAP: Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to book place against Milos Raonic in Sunday's final as Roger Federer crashes out in SW19. Raonic then misfires off the backhand side but follows up with a forehand winner to return it to deuce. 9.00am EDT 09:00. Then Raonic double faults – his ninth of the match – for deuce. Now he’s going the distance for the second time in as many matches. Serving at 40-15, Federer makes an error off the backhand side and then double faults. Third set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Third set: *Raonic 3-5 Federer (*denotes next server). This has 14-12 written all over it. A whopping 51 winners against 28 unforced errors as he’s really given it his all. Federer pushes Raonic to 40-30 from 30-love down but the Canadian closes out the hold with a 141mph thunderbolt of an ace. “But I saw a little, little opening and it was enough.”, Adds Raonic: “I’m by no means done what I’m here to do.”. Raonic hits a sharply angled volley winner to earn another game point – how those volleys have seemed to improve since the addition of McEnroe! Venue: All England Club Dates: 27 June-10 July. Federer’s quarter-final win over Marin Cilic was only his first five-set match since his comeback from two sets down against Gael Monfils in the 2014 US Open. Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer 'lucky' to beat Marin Cilic. Fourth set: *Raonic 2-2 Federer (*denotes next server). Read more Facebook Twitter. Wimbledon 2016, Semi-final: Great showdown, great expectations; Wimbledon 2016, Semi-final: Great showdown, great expectations Both Roger Federer and Andy Murray uncertain of winning the Wimbledon two weeks back. Fourth set: *Raonic 4-4 Federer (*denotes next server). Wimbledon ladies final 2016 RECAP: Serena Williams faces Angelique Kerber in bid to win seventh SW19 title. 04.00 EST Wimbledon 2016: Williams sisters victorious on day eight She has become so fed up of the question that she has begun to refuse to answer it. This semifinal comes with storylines that are working at cross-purposes. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won the title, defeating Julien Benneteau and Édouard Roger-Vasselin in the final, 6–4, 7–6, 6–3. 6-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat 3-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-3 6-7(3) 4-6 7-5 6-3, "It's my dream to win an 8th title here. A hold at love for Federer. Germany's Angelique Kerber returns to US player Venus Williams during their women's semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images 28/110 Federer, who was playing in his 18th championships, last won the Wimbledon title in 2012. 3 Roger Federer was beaten 6-3 6-7 (3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 by No. Federer falls behind love-30, a golden chance for Raonic to sneak an early break. @BryanAGraham "That’s Federer: give him an inch and he’ll take a mile" Yet he can't convert four setpoints?? pic.twitter.com/X7b6BRcalQ. Venus Williams, whose last major title was the 2008 Wimbledon gong, is into the semi-finals at the All England Club with a potential final showdown with sister Serena still very much on the cards. The defeat ended Federer’s quest to win an eighth Wimbledon title. Third set: Raonic 3-2 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer falls behind love-15 to give Raonic a distant whiff of the break, but he rattles off four straight points including back-to-back winners to close out the hold. Raonic falls behind love-15 on a mishit backhand, then love-30 on an exquisite backhand winner down the line by Federer that brings Bradley Cooper to his feet. Fifth set: Raonic 4-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Friday’s five-set defeat was Federer’s first loss in 11 trips in Wimbledon semi-finals, as he was unable to outlast the Canadian in the closing sets. Fifth set: Raonic 1-0 Federer* (*denotes next server). Raonic with a sniff of a break after hitting a backhand winner for 15-30 on Federer’s serve. ... and her foe was back in the final … But Federer earns the hold with a service winner followed by a forehand winner. Fourth set: Raonic 4-3 Federer* (*denotes next server). Raonic follows up a double fault with a 139mph ace down the T then a 140mph service winner for 30-15. 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