Wimbledon 2021 Men’s Quarterfinals Including Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic: When and Where to Watch, Schedule, Predictions

Published 07/07/2021, 12:47 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his fourth round match against Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego REUTERS/Paul Childs


The mouth-watering quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships 2021 are well and truly under way. Wednesday promises to be another action packed day of spine-tingling tennis. It is men’s quarterfinals day, and there are some sensational face-offs scheduled on the show courts. The play will feature former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, along with youngsters Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov. The players will look to put their best foot forward and claim a coveted semi-final spot.

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Novak Djokovic vs Marton Fucsovics

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 28, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates during his first round match against Britain’s Jack Draper REUTERS/Paul Childs

Wednesday’s action on Centre Court will kick-off with reigning champion and 19-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic. He will be up against Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics, who came through a brilliant battle against Andrey Rublev in Round-4. Djokovic starts as the favorite, but it will be a great tussle nonetheless. Fucsovics will aim to pull off one of the biggest wins of his career. The quarterfinal starts at 1:30 pm BST.

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Prediction: Novak Djokovic to come through in straight sets

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Denis Shapovalov vs Karen Khachanov

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in action during his fourth round match against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

No.1 Court will resume proceedings with its first match of the day, Canada’s southpaw Denis Shapovalov taking on Russian Karen Khachanov at 1:00 pm BST. Both these men are gritty, but it will be an engaging exchange of ground strokes in this even contest. Seeded 10th and 25th respectively, both players will look to go further in the competition than many anticipated.

Prediction: Denis Shapovalov to pull through in four sets

 

Roger Federer vs Hubert Hurkacz

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 3, 2021 Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action during his third round match against Britain’s Cameron Norrie REUTERS/Toby Melville

Match-2 on Centre Court features Wimbledon’s very own Roger Federer. The 20-time major champion will continue his quest for a record-extending 9th Wimbledon crown, when he takes on Hubert Hurkacz. The Pole took out second seed Daniil Medvedev in Round-4, and will look to keep the upsets coming when he faces his childhood idol Federer.

Prediction: Roger Federer to secure semis spot in three sets

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Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger-Aliassime

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 5, 2021 Italy’s Matteo Berrettini celebrates during his fourth round match against Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka Pool via REUTERS/Jon Super

Rising Canadian star Felix Auger-Aliassime will take to No.1 Court in its second match of the day. On the other side of the net will be Italian big-hitter Matteo Berrettini, who is in a rich vein of form. The duo will set their friendship aside, and will look horns to reach their very first Wimbledon semi-final each.

Prediction: Matteo Berrettini to win marathon five setter

 

Wimbledon 2021 men’s quarterfinals: Where to watch

Fans can catch live action on a variety of platforms globally. In the UK, the matches will be broadcasted on the BBC Network.

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In the American continent, Wimbledon can be viewed live on ESPN or the Tennis Channel. Moving to Canada, the TSN channel will showcase live action.

The Australian fans can catch their favorite stars on Channel 9 or via a paid subscription for Stan Sport. Down in New Zealand, Sky Sports has official streaming access for Wimbledon 2021.

Viewers from the Indian subcontinent can watch the action on the Star Sports Network or through a paid subscription of OTT platform Hotstar.

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In Europe, beIn Sports and Eurosport will telecast all the matches, depending on the country.

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