Wimbledon 2022 Day 9 was a better day for all tennis fans. Nobody knew what would be the result till the end of the matches. Novak Djokovic once again proved why he is a true champ, coming from two sets down to win the game. Cameron Norrie created history by entering his first grand slam semi-final and keeping the British dream alive. He was stretched to his limits by his Belgian opponent D. Goffin to five sets. Norrie has managed to keep the fans happy after an early third-round exit for Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu. He will now play the winner of Nick Kyrgios Vs C. Garin in the semi-finals of Wimbledon.
O.Jabeur finally faced an adamant opponent in the form of M.Bouzkova from the Czech Republic. The Czech girl was unseeded in the tournament but reached the quarterfinals. This was an epic reach but lost to #3 Jabeur from Tunisia. It was the first time in this tournament that Jabeur lost a set. She lost the first set but won the remaining two sets. She has a perfect chance to win the title with #1 and #2 already out of the game. She will have to give her best in the remaining two matches.
Let us have a detailed look at what happened in the matches.
Wimbledon 2022 day 9: Novak Is A Beast, And Norrie Creates History
Regarding mental toughness on Wimbledon 2022 Day 9, Novak Djokovic clearly showed his true character. He was completely down and out in the first half of the match against a formidable opponent J. Sinner. The Italian outplayed Novak in the first set and the second. In the first set, Sinner got the better of the #1 and took the stage 5-7. The second set followed an even better story, destroying Djokovic’s plays. There was some great confidence in the way #10 was playing, and it looked like it was his day today. Sinner won the second set 2-6. Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be.
As we have seen from these big players repeatedly, Novak turned the tide in his favor. He came back, came back very strong, and won the third set comfortably. He managed to put Sinner on the backfoot, winning it 6-3. What followed was a masterclass from Novak. He didn’t let Sinner do anything similar to what he did in the first two sets. Novak was everywhere on the court, he became dominant, and Sinner couldn’t handle the pressure of such a grand quarterfinal. The Italian lost the remaining seats to the Serb, and Novak won the match 5-7 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-2.
Norrie Is Our Man
Norrie was part of the second epic quarterfinal clash against D.Goffin. The match was tough and played out in five sets. The Brit lost the first set, Goffin showing his experience, winning it 6-3. The game went back and forth, and everyone in the crowd was tensed. Norrie hit back and won a strict second set 5-7. Goffin replied superbly in the third, winning it 2-6. It was not Norrie’s day to go home, and he won the fourth 3-6. Now came the final set, where things became very tough. However, Cameron Norrie found a way to do it and won the last stage 5-7. With this win. He reaches his first semi-finals of a major, creating history.