Pella into first Slam quarter-final at Wimbledon

Wimbledon (File)
Wimbledon (File)

London - Argentine 26th seed Guido Pella reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final at Wimbledon on Monday with a come-from-behind 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 8-6 win over Canadian 15th seed Milos Raonic.

Pella claimed victory on a fourth match point after surviving a barrage of 33 aces and 80 winners from the 2016 Wimbledon runner-up.

The 29-year-old left-hander will face Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut on Wednesday for a place in the semi-finals.

Wimbledon results on Monday (x denotes seeding):

Men

Round 4

Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) bt Ugo Humbert (FRA) 6-3, 6-2, 6-3

David Goffin (BEL x21) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 7-6 (11/9), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Guido Pella (ARG x26) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x15) 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 8-6

Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x23) bt Benoit Paire (FRA x28) 6-3, 7-5, 6-

Sam Querrey (USA) bt Tennys Sandgren (USA) 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/5)

Rafael Nadal (ESP x3) bt Joao Sousa (POR) 6-2, 6-2, 6-2

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Roger Federer (SUI x2) bt Matteo Berrettini (ITA x17) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2

Women

Round 4

Alison Riske (USA) bt Ashleigh Barty (AUS x1) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

Serena Williams (USA x11) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x30) 6-2, 6-2

Barbora Strycova (CZE) bt Elise Mertens (BEL x21) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

Johanna Konta (GBR x19) bt Petra Kvitova (CZE x6) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Elina Svitolina (UKR x8) bt Petra Martic (CRO x24) 6-4, 6-2

Karolina Muchova (CZE) bt Karolína Pliskova (CZE x3) 4-6, 7-5, 13-11

Simona Halep (ROU x7) bt Cori Gauff (USA) 6-3, 6-3

Zhang Shuai (CHN) bt Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2

Wimbledon men's singles quarter-finals line up (x denotes seeded player):

Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) v David Goffin (BEL x21)

Guido Pella (ARG x26) v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x23)

Sam Querrey (USA) v Rafael Nadal (ESP x3)

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) v Roger Federer (SUI x2)

Wimbledon women's singles quarter-finals line up (x denotes seeded player):

Alison Riske (USA) v Serena Williams (USA x11)

Barbora Strycova (CZE) v Johanna Konta (GBR x19)  

Elina Svitolina (UKR x8) v Karolina Muchova (CZE)

Simona Halep (ROM x7) v Zhang Shuai (CHN)

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