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Wimbledon 2024: Men’s & Women’s Singles Quarter-Final Preview

The men’s and women’s singles tournaments at the 2024 Wimbledon Championships have reached the quarter-final stage.

Fans will be clamouring to grab Wimbledon tickets for the last eight ties, which are scheduled to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Three of the top four seeds have made it through to the quarter-finals in the men’s singles, and they are big favourites to progress to the last four.

However, the lower-ranked players will be eager to upset the odds and keep their chances of winning a Grand Slam title alive.

Numerous surprise results in the women’s singles have left just one of the top four seeds standing in the quarter-finals.

Elena Rybakina is now the bookmakers’ favourite to claim the prestigious title, but it would be foolish to write off the chances of the other players.

Wimbledon 2024 – Men’s Singles Quarter-Finals

  • Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev
  • Carlos Alcarez vs Tommy Paul
  • Lorenzo Musetti vs Taylor Fritz
  • Novak Djokovic vs Alex de Minaur

Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev

World number one Jannik Sinner defeated 14th seed Ben Shelton in straight sets to book a quarter-final tie against Daniil Medvedev.

The Russian advanced to the last eight when Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov was forced to retire with a leg injury while trailing 5-3 in the first set.

Sinner has been in fine form since losing in last year’s semi-finals, and his victory over Shelton was undoubtedly eye-catching.

However, it is worth noting that Medvedev has won six of his 11 previous meetings with Sinner and has the talent to cause him problems at Wimbledon.

Carlos Alcarez vs Tommy Paul

Defending champion Carlos Alcaraz has been pushed hard in the last two rounds and will likely face another tough test against Tommy Paul in the quarter-finals.

Having fought back from 2-1 down to defeat Frances Tiafoe in round three, Alcarez needed four sets to see off Ugo Humbert in the fourth round.

Paul has followed up his recent victory at Queen’s to reach his second Wimbledon quarter-final and he could give Alcarez plenty to think about.

They have split their four previous career meetings, and it would be no surprise if their latest encounter produced a five-set classic.

Lorenzo Musetti vs Taylor Fritz

Lorenzo Musetti advanced to his first Grand Slam quarter-final by defeating Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

The number 25 seed struggled in the first set, but eventually got to grips with the Frenchman’s serve to secure his spot in the last eight.

He will now face Taylor Fritz, who battled back from two sets down to claim a stunning 4-6, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3 victory over Alexander Zverev.

Fritz lost in the 2022 quarter-final against Rafael Nadal but is the favourite to progress to the last four at Wimbledon for the first time in his career.

Novak Djokovic vs Alex de Minaur

Novak Djokovic remains on track to win his eighth Wimbledon singles title following a one-sided 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Holger Rune.

The Serbian superstar now faces Alex de Minaur in the quarter-final and is long odds-on to book his place in the last four.

De Minaur put his fans through the wringer in his fourth-round match before clinching a hard-fought 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Arthur Fils.

The Australian has done well to reach this stage of the tournament but is unlikely to cause Djokovic too many problems in the quarter-finals.

Wimbledon 2024 – Women’s Singles Quarter-Finals

  • Elena Rybakina vs Elina Svitolina
  • Lulu Sun vs Donna Vekic
  • Jasmine Paolini vs Emma Navarro
  • Jelena Ostapenko vs Barbora Krejcikova

Lulu Sun vs Donna Vekic

Lulu Sun has had a fairytale run to the quarter-final and it would be a brave move to back against her navigating through at least another round.

She defeated Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 in the previous round, demonstrating tremendous resilience despite playing in front of a partisan home crowd.

World number 37 Donna Vekic has reached her third major quarter-final but has yet to make it through to the last four in a Grand Slam.

Vekic is full of confidence after recently reaching the Hamburg Open final, but Sun could be the value bet to upset the odds in a tight three-set battle.

Jasmine Paolini vs Emma Navarro

Jasmine Paolini and Emma Navarro are first-time Wimbledon quarter-finalists, and picking a winner is no easy task.

Paolini reached the French Open final last month and has been largely untroubled on her way to the last eight at Wimbledon.

However, Navarro’s victories over straight sets victories Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff suggest she will be a tough but to crack in the quarter-final.

Navarro has defeated Paolini in Miami, Doha and San Diego in the past 12 months and is fancied to enhance her record in their latest meeting.

Elena Rybakina vs Elina Svitolina

Elena Rybakina demonstrated why she is the new favourite to win the omen’s singles after producing a dominant fourth-round performance against Anna Kalinskaya.

The 2022 champion led 6-3, 3-0 when Kalinskaya retired from the match with a wrist injury. She now faces Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in the last eight.

Svitolina says she has found it tough to compete at Wimbledon due to the ongoing troubles in her homeland and may struggle to cope against Rybakina.

The two players have split their previous four meetings, but Rybakina is impossible to oppose as she continues her quest to win her second Wimbledon singles title.

Jelena Ostapenko vs Barbora Krejcikova

Jelena Ostapenko produced a power-packed display to defeat Yulia Putintseva 6-2, 6-3 in just 68 minutes to reach her third Wimbledon quarter-final.

The Latvian has been in excellent form in this year’s tournament, dropping just 15 games on her way to the last eight.

She now faces number 31 seed Barbora Krejcikova, who was largely untroubled as she claimed an impressive 7-5, 6-3 victory over Danielle Collins.

Krejcikova has never previously progressed beyond the fourth round at Wimbledon and could have her work cut out against Ostapenko.

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