Querrey stuns wilting Murray at Wimbledon

Querrey stuns wilting Murray at Wimbledon

The 12-time Grand Slam champion, who has won three Wimbledon titles, retired from his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych at the All England Club on Wednesday. Djokovic, the three-time victor, quit after two games of the second set of his quarter-final against Berdych with a right elbow injury.

Djokovic needed treatment on his elbow at the end of the first set, which he lost in a tie-break, and was already dealing with a long-term right shoulder problem.

But Cilic, who won the United States Open in 2014, also had a favorable draw.

Cilic also boasts the joint-best grass-court record this season of 11-2, along with the man he beat in the quarter-finals, Gilles Muller.

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Murray looked on course for an eighth win in nine matches against Querrey when he led by a set and a break, but less than two hours later he was out, after the American fired down his 27th ace. Neither even had a break point in the first set.

"It's not a time and place for me to talk about the details", Djokovic said after pulling out while trailing 6-7 (2), 0-2.

Djokovic lost a first-set tiebreak to Berdych and began experiencing real difficulty with his serve, before he made a decision to retire early into the second set, with the score at 6-7 (2-7) 0-2.

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Exhausted or not, Djokovic should have his hands full with Tomas Berdych, the 11th seed, on Wednesday.

Cilic struck 25 aces against the American and in truth, could have won in three sets.

Cilic went up against the Swiss maestro in the quarter-finals previous year, when he snatched defeat from the jaws of victory by squandering a two-set lead and match points.

The 26-year-old Raonic had beaten Federer, 35, in last year's Wimbledon semifinals before losing to Andy Murray in the final.

Berdych will have had a day more to rest up for the match as Djokovic and Mannarino were scheduled to have played their last-16 match on Monday. "I tried to get it in the condition where I was able to play".

"I would say that I'm now in a little bit of a better form, maybe just slightly mentally stronger, maybe have learned a few more lessons, valuable lessons", the Croat added.

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