Wimbledon latest: Hurkacz shocks World No. 2 Medvedev - P.M. News

Wimbledon latest: Hurkacz shocks World No. 2 Medvedev

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By Bayo Onanuga

Polish No.1 player Hubert Hurkacz shocked World No.2 Daniil Medvedev in their rain-delayed 4th round, prevailing 2-6 7-6 3-6 6-3 6-3.

Hurkacz, seeded 14th, was trailing Medvedev one set to two, but leading 4-3 in the fourth set when the match was postponed because of rain.

When they resumed today, the Polish player broke the Russian to go 5-3 and and served next to take the set to level up.

He went on to clinch the decisive final set 6-3.

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The victory made Hurkacz further beat his own Grand Slam record of 2nd Round.

After reaching a record 4th Round, he has now reached his first quarter-finals.

His previous record as a Polish player was his winning of an ATP Masters 1000 singles title in Miami this year.

Hurkacz will next meet Roger Federer on Wednesday for a place in the semi-final.