Friday: QF Day Blog

October 14, 2022

Friday: QF Day Blog

22:30 | With a stinging forehand down-the-line winner, Korda closes it out 6-4 1-6 6-1.

22:28 |
Murray gets on the scoreboard but up 5-1, Korda will now serve for the match.

22:03 | The momentum shifts back to Korda, who goes up 3-0 in the final set.

21:48 | Into a third set we go! Murray takes the second set 6-1 off Korda.

21:21 | Is this the start of a Murray comeback? He takes a 3-0 lead in the second set.

21:00 |
Korda serves it out with an ace to secure the first set 6-4.

20:53 | Murray staves off 2 set points but Korda is still up 5-4 and will serve for the set.

19:55 | In today's final match, Andy Murray and Sebastian Korda take to Centre Court.

19:45 |
Unbelievable! After saving 9 match points, and on his 6th match point, Rinderknech takes the final set tiebreak 18-16.

19:02 |
Rinderknech levels at 5-5 after saving 2 match points.

18:50 | Carreño holds serves to go up 5-4.

18:34 | On the run, Carreño takes a tumble but is unhurt. 3-3.

18:31 | A lunge volley winner and an unreturned served help Carreño take a 3-2 lead in the final set.

18:10 | 
Rinderknech takes the second set 6-3.

17:27 |
The fans erupt in cheers as Carreño takes the first set 6-4.

16:40 | Local hero is off and running in his QF match in hopes of making it through to the semis.

** Next up Rinderknech vs Carreño at 16:30**

15:30 |
The top seed is through to his second straight semifinal, after falling in the SF in Astana last week, posting a 7-5 6-3 win over Tommy Paul.

15:20 | Rublev pulls further ahead after consolidating the break and goes up 5-2.

14:54 | The first set goes to the top seed 7-5 after 50 minutes of play.

14:40 | Rublev holds serve to go up 5-4.

14:37 |
Rublev has let slip his 3-0 lead. Paul draws even at 4-4.

14:25 | Paul breaks back. Rublev leads 3-2.

14:19 | Paul holds serve to get on the scoreboard, but Rublev is still 3-1 ahead with a break.

14:00 | Top seed Andrey Rublev is back on court today to take on fifth-seeded New Jersey native Tommy Paul.

13:45 | Post-match, Thiem speaks about his growing confidence here in Gijón: "From the first match on Monday I felt great. On this court you can control the ball a lot and there is a super nice atmosphere. I'm super happy that I'm still in the tournament on the week and I'll be able to play at least another match here."

13:43 | A Cerundolo forehand error gives the match to Thiem 6-4 6-3.

13:40 |
Solid hitting from Thiem forces an error from the Argentine and the former US Open champ goes up 5-3.

13:35 | A Cerundolo forehand error gives Thiem another break and the Austrian goes up 4-3.

13:19 | Thiem lets a 40-15 lead slip and is unable to consolidate the break. Cerundolo breaks Thiem back and levels the score at 2-2.

13:10 |
Thiem breaks Cerundolo for the third time to go up 2-1 in the second set.

12:53 | Thiem takes the first set 6-4 against the man from Buenos Aires.

12:42 | Thiem consolidates the break and is now a agame away from taking the first set.

12:35 | In the seventh game Thiem breaks and goes up 4-3.

12:00 | Francisco Cerundolo and Dominic Thiem get proceedings underway on Centre Court in their first-ever meeting.