But Federer earns the hold with a service winner followed by a forehand winner. 7 Kansas (1-1) – Preview. Feels like this could be the match, but Raonic erases it with a 139mph service winner followed by a 131mph service winner to give him game point. Fourth set: *Raonic 2-2 Federer (*denotes next server). 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. Another quick hold for Raonic including a 140mph service winner and a 111mph second-serve ace to close out the hold. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Raonic with a sniff of a break after hitting a backhand winner for 15-30 on Federer’s serve. Fourth set: Raonic 5-4 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fifth set: Raonic 5-2 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer’s serve, iffy earlier on, is dialed in now. Wimbledon ladies final 2016 RECAP: Serena Williams faces Angelique Kerber in bid to win seventh SW19 title. Fifth set: *Raonic 4-2 Federer (*denotes next server). 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 … The main draw commenced on 27 June 2016 and concluded on 10 July 2016. Within seconds of match point, one prominent UK oddsmaker sent out a press release listing odds of Federer retiring. Raonic saves the first on a service winner, then the second when Federer nets a running forehand from the baseline. Yet a lapse in concentration from Raonic sees Federer win three straight points and earn a pair of break-point chances at 15-40. This was the first-ever all-French men's doubles final at Wimbledon. 9.00am EDT 09:00. Credit: Julian Finney "Retiring is the easy way out," the former No.1 … Federer saves it when Raonic misses a backhand, but Federer misses a forehand to return it to give Raonic another break-point chance. Fourth set: Raonic 1-0 Federer* (*denotes next server). Third set: *Raonic 3-5 Federer (*denotes next server). LONDON, Sporting Alert – Semi-final results from men’s singles at Wimbledon 2016 on Day 12, Friday, July 8. 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. Venus Williams, whose last major title was the 2008 Wimbledon gong, is into the semi-finals at the All England Club with a potential final showdown with sister Serena still very much on the cards. Deuce. Due to inclement weather, all first and second round matches were … No yips here. A Federer netcord winner makes it 40-30, but Raonic brings it to deuce when Federer misses an inside-out forehand millimeters wide. Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău were the defending champions, but lost in the first round to Jonathan Marray and Adil Shamasdin. By Jon Wertheim Tennis [VIDEO] Should Cavani Start Over Martial Now For Manchester United? The women's semifinals were the highlight of Wimbledon on Thursday, as a pair of sisters, the 2016 Australian Open champion and the Cinderella … ... Raonic, who lost to Federer in the 2014 Wimbledon semi-finals, said it was "exciting" and "humbling" to have reached the last four. But it’s not the only reason I play tennis,” said Federer. 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. The match so far...#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/8ZAuRgT3Oe. 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. 6 Milos Raonic in a battling contest on Centre Court. Federer responds with a forehand volley winner and a 122mph ace to move it to 40-30. 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. Federer falls behind love-15 and 15-30, but Raonic misses a forehand and then Federer dials in an ace to move it to 40-30. 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. That’s Federer: give him an inch and he’ll take a mile. Raonic then hits a pair of forehand winners to take the game and stay on serve. Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 in Wimbledon final Wimbledon 2016 women singles results from the semi-finals on Day 11 on Thursday. Wimbledon on the BBC. At 15-all, Federer can’t handle a deep forehand to the baseline and it’s 15-30, but he rattles off three quick points to level it at five games apiece. 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. Fourth set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Five thoughts from women’s quarterfinal day at Wimbledon 2016, where Serena and Venus Williams, Elena Vesnina and Angelique Kerber advanced to the semifinals. Wimbledon 2016 Men’s Semi-final Order of Play: Day 12, Serena v Kerber: Wimbledon 2016 Singles Final: Day 13, Follow Live: Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee Titans, Dosunmu, Miller Help No. 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 … Learn how your comment data is processed. He nets a volley for deuce, but a pair of errors by Raonic give him the hold. And he saves the break point by pounding a forehand winner into the corner just out of the 6ft 5in Raonic’s reach! 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. Serena Williams wins 6-2, 6-0! 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… WIMBLEDON 2016: All the results from the men's and women's singles. A whopping 51 winners against 28 unforced errors as he’s really given it his all. 8 Michigan State Beats No. The variety of spin and placement is making Federer guess. REPORTING BY: Brittney Berreth | Staff Writer, Watch Liverpool v Tranmere Live Pre-Season, Tranmere v Liverpool Live; Team News: Pre-Season Fixture. 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. Wimbledon top seed Serena Williams beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to progress to the semi-finals at the Championships on Centre Court today. 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. A hold at love for Federer. Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer 'lucky' to beat Marin Cilic. He was runner-up in 2014 and 2015. Another breezy service game for Raonic. At 15-all, Federer hits a gorgeous forehand volley winner just inside the line to bring it to 15-30. 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. Then Federer rips a forehand winner and all of a sudden he’ll have a pair of break-point chances at 15-40. Serving at 40-15, Federer makes an error off the backhand side and then double faults. Federer pushes it to 40-15 when Raonic misses on a forehand, but a Federer missed backhand seals the hold and Federer will serve to stay in the tournament. Fifth set: Raonic 4-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Raonic then misfires off the backhand side but follows up with a forehand winner to return it to deuce. Closes it out with a thudding ace out wide. [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. This was the Williams sisters' sixth doubles titles at the Wimbledon Championships. 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 Raonic with a running forehand winner to end an extraordinary, hyperkinetic 14-stroke rally and earn a break-point chance. It appears it will be a brisk service game for Federer, who moves ahead 40-love on a backhand winner. Available for everyone, funded by readers. pic.twitter.com/X7b6BRcalQ. Fourth set: *Raonic 3-3 Federer (*denotes next server). Federer backs up the break the best way possible: a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it hold at love. 3 Roger Federer was beaten 6-3 6-7 (3) 4-6 7-5 6-3 by No. Published: 08:31 EST, 26 June 2016 | Updated: 13:57 EST, 10 July 2016 . Then Raonic double faults – his ninth of the match – for deuce. Two unforced errors in the game by Raonic, who will serve to stay in the third set. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. His career record in five-setters is 24-19, compared to 7-5 for Raonic. Third set: Raonic 3-4 Federer* (*denotes next server). Federer pushes Raonic to 40-30 from 30-love down but the Canadian closes out the hold with a 141mph thunderbolt of an ace. Rob Fletcher. Raonic advances to face either Andy Murray or Tomas Berdych, who face off in today’s second semi-final. Third set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). Five-alarm danger zone, this. Raonic closes in style, holding at love, with Federer sending a running backhand astray on triple match point. Raonic now within three games of his first major final. Raonic follows up a double fault with a 139mph ace down the T then a 140mph service winner for 30-15. July 7, 2016 Serena Williams Wimbledon 2016 Semi-Finals Place Sealed With Pavlyuchenkova Win. Fifth set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). – then a service winner to earn the hold from 15-40 down. 11 West Virginia – Jimmy V Classic, Highlights: No. Third set: Raonic 2-1 Federer* (*denotes next server). Raonic makes the most of this one, crushing a forehand winner for the crucial break. New balls for this next game. 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. In the first semi-finals, No. Friday’s five-set defeat was Federer’s first loss in 11 trips in Wimbledon semi-finals, as he was unable to outlast the Canadian in the closing sets. 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. Federer took a tumble while lunging for the winning point and appeared to injure his left ankle. In the day’s second semi-final on the same court, British number one and tournament second seed Andy Murray defeated Tomas Berdych in straight sets to punch his ticket to final as well. WTA Wimbledon 2016 results page on FlashScore.com offers results, WTA Wimbledon 2016 draws/standings and match details. Read more Facebook Twitter. By winning her seventh Wimbledon title, Williams equaled Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 major singles titles. One prominent British oddsmaker circulated a press release listing odds of Federer retiring within seconds of match point. 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. 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. In the first semi-finals, No. @BryanAGraham Hope you don't have early dinner reservations. Wimbledon 2016 RECAP: Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to book place against Milos Raonic in Sunday's final as Roger Federer crashes out in SW19. Federer answers Raonic’s hold at love with one of his own as the match passes the two-hour mark. Third set: Raonic 4-5 Federer* (*denotes next server). But Raonic hits a forehand winner and then Federer mixes in back-to-back double faults and suddenly we’re at deuce. Yet it’s Federer, with 28 winners and only seven unforced errors (seven! Continued semi-final coverage of Serena Williams vs. Elena Vesnina, followed by Angelique Kerber vs. Venus Williams and Pierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut vs. Raonic hits a sharply angled volley winner to earn another game point – how those volleys have seemed to improve since the addition of McEnroe! ... and her foe was back in the final … But it's not the only reason I play tennis", – Roger Federer #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/GyUqHGRY7Z. Here’s our Owen Gibson’s match report from Wimbledon: That didn’t take long. Covers basketball, soccer, but has good eyes and energy for sports. Fourth set: Raonic 4-3 Federer* (*denotes next server). Fifth set: *Raonic 3-1 Federer (*denotes next server). Deuce. Your email address will not be published. 20 Kentucky (1-1) vs. No. If it’s Murray, that will mean an unfamiliar foil for the Scot. “It’s my dream to win an 8th title here. Federer, who was playing in his 18th championships, last won the Wimbledon title in 2012. 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. Federer somehow returns a preposterous Raonic serve but he closes on the net and puts away a deft volley winner. Milos Raonic beats Roger Federer in five sets to reach Wimbledon final – as it happened Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to reach a grand slam final after coming through a … A missed backhand gives Federer game point, but Raonic returns it to deuce with a smash winner than earns another break-point chance when Federer double faults again! Euro 2016 Semi-Final: Germany 0-2 France – Five Talking Points We have the final two at Wimbledon. 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. Fourth set: *Raonic 4-4 Federer (*denotes next server). Federer holds at love. Fifth set: *Raonic 5-3 Federer (*denotes next server). Fourth set: *Raonic 1-1 Federer (*denotes next server). 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 Your email address will not be published. ), within touching distance of the finish line. A comfortable hold for Federer despite some hard-fought points. He’s now one set from reaching a record-extending 28th grand slam final. Having stared defeat in the face and decided he didn’t much fancy it, Roger Federer is through to his 11th Wimbledon semi-final. 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.