Tsonga, Ferrer reach SW19 quarters

Jul 04, 2012, 08:24 IST | AFP

French fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the third successive year yesterday, defeating American 10th seed Mardy Fish 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-4

Tsonga will face German 27th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber, who beat US qualifier Brian Baker 6-1, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, for a place in the semi-finals. David Ferrer reached his first Wimbledon quarter-final beating Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

Lisicki knocked out
Meanwhile, in women’s singles Angelique Kerber defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 7-5 yesterday to reach her first semi-final here. Lisicki had shocked Maria Sharapova on Monday.

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