But Raonic claws back with three straight points – including a gorgeously struck volley winner and a 143mph service winner – and takes the game when Federer nets a backhand from the baseline. This one is not wasted as Raonic crushes a backhand winner down the line past an approaching Federer to break the seven-times Wimbledon champion and force a fifth and deciding set. Due to inclement weather, all first and second round matches were … ... Raonic, who lost to Federer in the 2014 Wimbledon semi-finals, said it was "exciting" and "humbling" to have reached the last four. He’s just held at love to close out the third set, punctuating the game with a 122mph ace down the middle that Raonic scarcely attempted to return. Raonic cruises ahead 40-love on a service winner and consecutive aces. 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. [Highlights] Indiana Hoosiers Beat Providence Friars In Camping World Maui Invitational, 2017-18 College Football Bowl Schedule, Live TV Channels, College Football Championship Week Final Results. Then Raonic double faults – his ninth of the match – for 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. Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus defeated Yaroslava Shvedova by dominating her quarter-final contest 7-6 (5), 6-2, booking a semi-final clash with … And he saves the break point by pounding a forehand winner into the corner just out of the 6ft 5in Raonic’s reach! 28 seed Sam Querrey. Wimbledon on the BBC. Fifth set: Raonic 5-2 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fourth set: *Raonic 3-3 Federer (*denotes next server). 3 Roger Federer was beaten 6-3 6-7 (3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 by No. Brittney Berreth – A member on board who brings a lot of energy and fun within the work environment. 1 Gonzaga v No. All rights reserved. Federer pushes Raonic to 40-30 from 30-love down but the Canadian closes out the hold with a 141mph thunderbolt of an ace. 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. A superb comeback from Roger Federer against Marin Cilic was the highlight of a brilliant day at Wimbledon on Wednesday, as Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych and Milos Raonic … Federer nets an attempted passing shot to give Raonic game point, but brings it back to deuce on a winner. As Serena Williams … Yet it’s Federer, with 28 winners and only seven unforced errors (seven! New balls for this next game. Federer then misses a forehand for deuce and Raonic crushes a forehand winner for a chance at a commanding two-break lead. 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. That’s all for our live coverage. Wimbledon 2016: Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams to meet in semi-finals By Linda Pearce Updated July 6, 2016 — 12.36am first published July 5, 2016 — 11.54pm The dream Williams sister final is one step closer to becoming a reality. This was also the first time two women contested two major finals against one another in a single season since Amélie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne met in the 2006 Australian Open and Wimble… 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. Continued semi-final coverage of Serena Williams vs. Elena Vesnina, followed by Angelique Kerber vs. Venus Williams and Pierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut vs. In the first semi-finals, No. But a Federer error followed by a 123mph second-serve service winner by Raonic bring it to 40-30. Federer’s serve, iffy earlier on, is dialed in now. [VIDEO] Should Cavani Start Over Martial Now For Manchester United? LONDON, Sporting Alert – Semi-final results from men’s singles at Wimbledon 2016 on Day 12, Friday, July 8. This has 14-12 written all over it. July 7, 2016 Serena Williams Wimbledon 2016 Semi-Finals Place Sealed With Pavlyuchenkova Win. Milos Raonic becomes the first Canadian man in history to reach a grand slam final. Serena Williams is to progress to the semi-final round of the Wimbledon tournament after a decisive win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Tuesday. WTA Wimbledon 2016 results page on FlashScore.com offers results, WTA Wimbledon 2016 draws/standings and match details. 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. Federer gets on the board when Raonic misses on a backhand, but Raonic wins the next point and Federer can barely get the egde of his racket on a 130mph service winner that gives the Canadian the hold. 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. Federer saves it when Raonic misses a backhand, but Federer misses a forehand to return it to give Raonic another break-point chance. 6 Milos Raonic in a battling contest on Centre Court. 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. Now he’s going the distance for the second time in as many matches. Raonic now within three games of his first major final. Third set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). Federer backs up the break the best way possible: a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it hold at love. “It’s my dream to win an 8th title here. 8 Michigan State Beats No. 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. Raonic misfires on a forehand volley but takes the game on a missed backhand by Federer, who will now serve for the third set. By Jon Wertheim Tennis Raonic hits forehand winner to earn a set point, but Federer strikes back with forehand winner to save it. 20 Kentucky (1-1) vs. No. Slight work. Raonic with a running forehand winner to end an extraordinary, hyperkinetic 14-stroke rally and earn a break-point chance. Read more Facebook Twitter. Covers basketball, soccer, but has good eyes and energy for sports. 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 No yips here. At 15-all, Federer hits a gorgeous forehand volley winner just inside the line to bring it to 15-30. Learn how your comment data is processed. Third set: Raonic 3-2 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fourth set: Raonic 5-4 Federer* (*denotes next server). In Sunday's final, Raonic will face 2013 champion Andy Murray, who swept Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in less than two hours to reach the championship match for the third time at Wimbledon … Raonic with a sniff of a break after hitting a backhand winner for 15-30 on Federer’s serve. 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. Federer answers Raonic’s hold at love with one of his own as the match passes the two-hour mark. But it’s not the only reason I play tennis,” said Federer. Raonic took the first set, but the Switzerland veteran rallied to take a 2-1 lead heading into a decisive fifth. 7 Kansas (1-1) – Preview. Fourth set: *Raonic 5-5 Federer (*denotes next server). Yet a lapse in concentration from Raonic sees Federer win three straight points and earn a pair of break-point chances at 15-40. The 36-year-old offered glimpses of her … Tennis. A whopping 51 winners against 28 unforced errors as he’s really given it his all. Raonic returns it to deuce with a backhand winner and a missed forehand past the baseline by Federer earns him a third set point. The way Federer is serving, this feels like the match. Raonic with a deftly struck forehand on the approach that Federer can’t return inside the lines to make it 30-all, but a forehand error by the Canadian gives Federer a look at a break point at 30-40. Fourth set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău were the defending champions, but lost in the first round to Jonathan Marray and Adil Shamasdin. 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. He’s now one set from reaching a record-extending 28th grand slam final. @BryanAGraham "That’s Federer: give him an inch and he’ll take a mile" Yet he can't convert four setpoints?? Fifth set: *Raonic 4-2 Federer (*denotes next server). At 15-all, Raonic dumps a slice backhand into the net. Third set: Raonic 4-5 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer falls behind love-30, a golden chance for Raonic to sneak an early break. Third set: Raonic 3-4 Federer* (*denotes next server). Roger Federer vs. Milos Raonic. Fifth set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). Fifth set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fifth set: Raonic 1-0 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fifth set: *Raonic 5-3 Federer (*denotes next server). Two quick points for Raonic. The variety of spin and placement is making Federer guess. 8 Michigan State Spartans [How To Watch], [How To Watch] No. Another breezy service game for Raonic. One prominent British oddsmaker circulated a press release listing odds of Federer retiring within seconds of match point. If it’s Murray, that will mean an unfamiliar foil for the Scot. Third set: *Raonic 3-3 Federer (*denotes next server). 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. Venus Williams v Angelique Kerber: Wimbledon 2016 semi-final – live! Required fields are marked *. Raonic advances to face either Andy Murray or Tomas Berdych, who face off in today’s second semi-final. The defeat ended Federer’s quest to win an eighth Wimbledon title. 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. 6 Duke, 75-69 In Champions Classic, College Football Playoff Latest Rankings Week 2 — Dec. 1, No. He was runner-up in 2014 and 2015. This was the first-ever all-French men's doubles final at Wimbledon. 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. Now, they could meet in the final. Available for everyone, funded by readers. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Raonic makes the most of this one, crushing a forehand winner for the crucial break. Fifth set: Raonic 4-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fourth set: *Raonic 4-4 Federer (*denotes next server). A final, triumphant ace … 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. 3 Roger Federer was beaten 6-3 6-7(3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 by No. Venus Williams has advanced to the semi-finals at Wimbledon for the ninth time. 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. REPORTING BY: Brittney Berreth | Staff Writer, Watch Liverpool v Tranmere Live Pre-Season, Tranmere v Liverpool Live; Team News: Pre-Season Fixture. Federer will now serve to force a fourth-set tiebreaker. Raonic closes in style, holding at love, with Federer sending a running backhand astray on triple match point. Fourth set: *Raonic 2-2 Federer (*denotes next server). Credit: Julian Finney "Retiring is the easy way out," the former No.1 … Euro 2016 Semi-Final: Germany 0-2 France – Five Talking Points We have the final two at Wimbledon. 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. 11 West Virginia – Jimmy V Classic, Highlights: No. Third set: *Raonic 3-5 Federer (*denotes next server). Serving at 40-15, Federer makes an error off the backhand side and then double faults. ... Wimbledon 2016 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. Raonic follows up a double fault with a 139mph ace down the T then a 140mph service winner for 30-15. Rob Fletcher. But Federer nets a forehand on the next point for 30-all and the crowd buzzes. A comfortable hold for Federer despite some hard-fought points. 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. Published: 08:31 EST, 26 June 2016 | Updated: 13:57 EST, 10 July 2016 .