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Wimbledon 2023: Novak Djokovic will be back at Centre Court and Carlos Alcaraz plays, too

by Andrew Wright
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Wimbledon tennis

Wimbledon 2023: Novak Djokovic Returns to Centre Court with Carlos Alcaraz

Novak Djokovic is set to resume his fourth-round match against 17th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz on Monday at Centre Court. Currently leading by two sets, Djokovic aims to continue his winning streak of 31 matches and secure his fourth-round victory. With a perfect 5-0 record against Hurkacz, the seven-time champion is determined to match Roger Federer’s record of eight men’s titles at Wimbledon.

In other news, Lewis Hamilton expresses his happiness about his former team, McLaren, being competitive again despite finishing third at the British GP. Victoria Azarenka receives boos from the crowd after her loss to Elena Svitolina. Wimbledon also urges fans to refrain from making noise while players serve.

On Monday’s matches, top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz, who hopes to face Djokovic in the final, will face Matteo Berrettini for a place in the quarterfinals. Defending champion Elina Rybakina, seeded third, takes on 13th-seeded Beatriz Haddad Maia in the women’s competition. Additionally, two-time champion Petra Kvitova will go up against Ons Jabeur, the 2022 runner-up.

Here’s the schedule for Monday’s matches:

  • Centre Court: Haddad Maia vs. Rybakina at 1:30 p.m. local time (8:30 a.m. EDT). The resumption of Djokovic vs. Hurkacz will follow on the main stadium, not before 2:30 p.m. local time (9:30 a.m. EDT), and will be followed by Kvitova vs. Jabeur. Alcaraz vs. Berrettini is the last match on Centre Court and might begin around 7 p.m. local time (2 p.m. EDT).
  • Court No. 1: Third-seeded Daniil Medvedev faces Jiri Lehecka in a fourth-round match starting at 1 p.m. local time (8 a.m. EDT).

In Sunday’s results, No. 1 seed Iga Swiatek reached her first Wimbledon quarterfinals with a hard-fought victory over 14th-seeded Belinda Bencic. She will face Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, who defeated Victoria Azarenka in a thrilling match. Other women’s winners included No. 4 seed Jessica Pegula, Marketa Vondrousova, and 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva. On the men’s side, seventh-seeded Andrey Rublev, eighth-seeded Jannik Sinner, and unseeded Roman Saifullin advanced to the quarterfinals. Grigor Dimitrov also secured a spot in the fourth round by completing his suspended match with a win over No. 10 seed Frances Tiafoe.

For those interested in watching Wimbledon on TV, the tournament can be viewed on ESPN and the Tennis Channel in the U.S., while other countries have their respective broadcasters.

According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Swiatek and Djokovic are still the favorites to win the singles titles. Alcaraz is listed as the favorite against Berrettini, while Kvitova holds a slight edge over Jabeur.

To catch up on the latest news and information from the All England Club, check out the provided links. You can also test your Wimbledon knowledge with the AP’s tennis quiz.

Finally, here are the upcoming singles schedule at Wimbledon:

  • Monday: Fourth Round (Women and Men)
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: Quarterfinals (Women and Men)
  • Thursday: Women’s Semifinals
  • Friday: Men’s Semifinals
  • Saturday: Women’s Final
  • July 16: Men’s Final

For more tennis updates, visit AP tennis at https://bigbignews.net/tennis or follow them on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AP_Sports.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Wimbledon tennis

When will Novak Djokovic’s match against Hubert Hurkacz resume?

The match between Novak Djokovic and Hubert Hurkacz is set to resume on Monday.

How many consecutive matches has Novak Djokovic won at Wimbledon?

Novak Djokovic currently holds a winning streak of 31 matches at Wimbledon.

What is Novak Djokovic’s head-to-head record against Hubert Hurkacz?

Novak Djokovic has a perfect 5-0 record against Hubert Hurkacz in their previous encounters.

Who is Carlos Alcaraz facing for a spot in the quarterfinals?

Carlos Alcaraz is set to face Matteo Berrettini in his quest for a place in the quarterfinals.

What time will the matches start on Monday at Wimbledon?

The matches on Monday will begin at different times, with the first match on Centre Court scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time.

Where can I watch Wimbledon on TV?

In the United States, Wimbledon can be watched on ESPN and the Tennis Channel. Viewers in other countries should check their respective broadcasters.

Who are the favorites to win the singles titles?

According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek are the favorites to win the men’s and women’s singles titles, respectively.

What is the upcoming schedule for the Wimbledon singles matches?

The upcoming schedule includes the Fourth Round on Monday, followed by the Quarterfinals on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Women’s Semifinals will take place on Thursday, and the Men’s Semifinals on Friday. The Women’s Final will be on Saturday, and the Men’s Final on July 16th.

Where can I find more information and updates about Wimbledon?

For more news and updates about Wimbledon, you can visit the AP tennis website or follow them on Twitter.

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4 comments

TennisLover42 July 10, 2023 - 4:29 pm

Djokovic is on fire, his winning streak is crazy, can’t believe he’s 5-0 against Hurkacz, gonna add another win for sure! And Alcaraz, such a talented young player, gonna watch his match against Berrettini, gonna be lit!

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SportsAddict88 July 10, 2023 - 6:48 pm

Djokovic vs. Hurkacz, can’t wait for the match to continue, it was paused, but Nole gonna finish strong! And Alcaraz, he’s a rising star, gonna give Berrettini a tough fight. Wimbledon fever is on!

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WimbledonFanatic July 10, 2023 - 10:59 pm

So much tennis action at Wimbledon! Swiatek, Djokovic, Alcaraz, and more. Can’t wait to see Djokovic break records and Alcaraz making his way to the quarterfinals. Let’s go, tennis mania!

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TennisFan24 July 10, 2023 - 11:30 pm

wimbledon 2023 gonna be epic!! Djokovic back at centre court, gonna smash hurkacz and keep the winning streak alive. Alcaraz gonna show his skills too. Exciting matches ahead!

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