Shapovalov wins 5 thriller sets and clashes with Djokovic in the Wimbledon semifinals
Canadian Denis Shapovalov (Denis Shapovalov) defeated Karen Khachanov (Karen Khachanov) in five sets to advance to the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, this is his deepest in a Grand Slam tournament Achievement.
The quarter-finals seemed to be moving away from the stylish 22-year-old left-hander, who fell behind by two sets at the time, but he fought back and won 6-4 3-6 5-7 6-1 6-4.
Shapovalov defeated two-time champion Andy Murray in the third round and will face defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic on Friday, when he will become the second to enter the Grand Slam. Canadians in the final.
No. 10 seed Shapovalov and No. 25 seed Khachanov are both participating in the Grand Slam quarter-finals for the second time. They played a wonderful game on the crowded No. 1 court.
Shapovalov brought the form he showed when he defeated Spaniard Robert Bautista Agut in the fourth round into his second career clash with Kachanov, and in the ninth game. The game started with a break of serve.
But the rock-solid Khachanov led 4-0 in the second set. Although Shapovalov refocused, it was too late to save the set. Khachanov then made a surprise attack on Shapovalov’s mistake, broke 5-5 in the third set, and kept his serve in the next game to force him into a set victory.
Shapovalov played a purple ball to dominate the fourth set. As the game entered the deciding game, the 25-year-old Khachanov seemed to feel the rhythm.
When he fell behind 0-40 by 2-2, he insisted coldly and crawled out of a hole. Shapovalov put pressure on again with a score of 4-4, seeing three break points begging, and then Khachanov sent a tired-looking forehand in the fourth game.
Shapovalov won the biggest victory of his career, overcoming a tense double error, and scoring two match points with a forehand win, and then when Khachanov hit the net with a backhand. Locked in victory