Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas set to face Nick Kyrgios for Wimbledon last-16 place

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LONDON, UK Updated: Jun 30, 2022, 08:44 PM(IST)

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to face Nick Kyrgios for Wimbledon last-16 place Photograph:( AFP )

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Kyrgios earlier pulled off an impressive 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 win over Serbian 26th seed Filip Krajinovic to make the last 32 for the sixth time. Australian star Kyrgios leads Tsitsipas 3-1 including a victory on grass in Halle earlier this month.

Fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas set up a blockbuster Wimbledon third-round clash against Nick Kyrgios on Thursday. Tsitsipas defeated Australia's Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 to make the last 32 for the second time.

Kyrgios earlier pulled off an impressive 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 win over Serbian 26th seed Filip Krajinovic to make the last 32 for the sixth time. Australian star Kyrgios leads Tsitsipas 3-1 including a victory on grass in Halle earlier this month.

"I feel like everyone here knows who Nick is," said Tsitsipas. "We have had many great matches against each other. I respect him for his game and the way he fights when he wants to."

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More Wimbledon results on Thursday on the fourth day of the 2022 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeded player) are as follows:

Men

2nd rd

Christian Garín (CHI) bt Hugo Grenier (FRA) 6-3, 6-1, 6-1

Daniel Galan (COL) bt Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x17) - walkover

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) bt Filip Krajinovic (SRB x26) 6-2, 6-3, 6-1

Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE x4) bt Jordan Thompson (AUS) 6-2, 6-3, 7-5

Alex Molcan (SVK) bt Marcos Giron (USA) 6-3, 6-2, 6-4

Taylor Fritz (USA x11) bt Alastair Gray (GBR) 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 6-3

Richard Gasquet (FRA) bt Mackenzie McDonald (USA) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

Botic van de Zandschulp (NED x21) bt Emil Ruusuvuori (FIN) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4

Lorenzo Sonego (ITA x27) bt Hugo Gaston (FRA) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-4

Women

2nd rd

Alize Cornet (FRA) bt Claire Liu (USA) 6-3, 6-3

Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) bt Catherine Harrison (USA) 6-2, 6-2

Barbora Krejcikova (CZE x13) bt Viktorija Golubic (SUI) 6-3, 6-4

Zheng Qinwen (CHN) bt Greet Minnen (BEL) 6-4, 6-1

Elena Rybakina (KAZ x17) bt Bianca Andreescu (CAN) 6-4, 7-6 (7/5)

Paula Badosa (ESP x4) bt Irina Bara (ROM) 6-3, 6-2

Petra Kvitova (CZE x25) bt Ana Bogdan (ROM) 6-1, 7-6 (7/5)

Harmony Tan (FRA) bt Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP x32) 6-3, 6-4

Katie Boulter (GBR) bt Karolína Pliskova (CZE x6) 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

Elise Mertens (BEL x24) bt Panna Udvardy (HUN) 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5

Heather Watson (GBR) bt Wang Qiang (CHN) 7-5, 6-4

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