Monday, December 22, 2014   

(Tennis) Wimbledon Day 9 updates
(07-02 11:52)

- At 32 years 332 days, Roger Federer is the oldest of Wednesday's quarter-finalists, and at 19 years 70 days Nick Kyrgios is the youngest.
- Kyrgios, the fourth round conqueror of Rafael Nadal, is bidding to become just the fourth wild card in history to reach a Grand Slam semi-final and the youngest Wimbledon semi-finalist since 1990 and Goran Ivanisevic who was aged 18 years 298 days.
- Novak Djokovic is through to his 21st consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final. The last time he failed to reach the last eight at a Grand Slam was at the 2009 French Open.
- Defending champion Andy Murray has dropped 32 games in the first four rounds -- the fewest number of games he has dropped to reach the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam.
- Grigor Dimitrov is bidding to become the second Bulgarian player -- man or woman -- to reach the semi-finals at a Grand Slam. Tsvetana Pironkova became the first Bulgarian to reach the last four at a major at 2010 Wimbledon. --AFP   
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