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Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Jack Draper beaten by Alex De Minaur in thriller after Rafael Nadal and Coco Gauff wins

Day four of Wimbledon saw the return of Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek following the crushing losses to both home favourites on Wednesday when Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu suffered second-round exits on Centre Court. Nadal overcame errors and a long rain delay to beat Ricardas Berankis and bolster his bid for a third crown at the All England Club. After a sloppy start Nadal produced at the important moments and came out to quickly break Berankis in the fourth as his opponent attempted to mount a comeback, on his way to a 6-4 6-4 3-6 6-3 win. Swiatek’s struggles...
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Jack Draper vows to return to Wimbledon ‘a different player’ after battling loss

Jack Draper vowed to come back stronger after seeing his Wimbledon run end in the second round with defeat by 19th seed Alex De Minaur.Australian De Minaur came from a set down in the battle between the former junior finalists to defeat Draper 5-7 7-6 (0) 6-2 6-3 in three hours and two minutes on Court One.De Minaur joins British girlfriend Katie Boulter, who was watching courtside after her career-best win over Karolina Pliskova, in the third round while Draper can take huge encouragement from what was a fine contest.Great effort from Jack Draper against the No.19 seed#BackTheBrits 🇬🇧 |...
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Jack Draper puts up impressive fight before losing to 19th seed Alex De Minaur

Jack Draper showed his huge potential but saw his Wimbledon run end in the second round with defeat by 19th seed Alex De Minaur.The battle between the former junior finalists saw Australian De Minaur come from a set down to defeat Draper 5-7 7-6 (0) 6-2 6-3 in three hours and two minutes on Court One.De Minaur joins British girlfriend Katie Boulter, who was watching courtside after her career-best win over Karolina Pliskova, in the third round while Draper should take huge encouragement from what was a fine contest.Great effort from Jack Draper against the No.19 seed#BackTheBrits 🇬🇧 | #Wimbledon...
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Wimbledon: Jack Draper records first grand slam victory with dominant win over Zizou Bergs

Jack Draper hit a significant milestone at Wimbledon with what appears likely to be the first of many grand slam victories.The 20-year-old has shown this year that he is more than capable of building on his standout talent as a junior, rising more than 150 places in the rankings since taking a set off Novak Djokovic on his debut 12 months ago.His game is particularly well suited to grass and he arrived at the All England Club as a top-100 player and a genuine danger to the rest of the field after reaching the semi-finals in Eastbourne.He drew another in-form...
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Jack Draper ‘ready to do damage’ at Wimbledon after maiden grand slam victory

Jack Draper is ready to “do some damage” at Wimbledon after recording his first grand slam victory.The 20-year-old has shown this year he is more than capable of building on his standout talent as a junior, rising more than 150 places in the rankings since taking a set off Novak Djokovic on his debut 12 months ago.His game is particularly well suited to grass and he arrived at the All England Club as a top-100 player and a genuine danger to the rest of the field after reaching the semi-finals in Eastbourne.He drew another in-form player in Belgian Zizou Bergs,...
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Jack Draper records first grand slam victory with dominant first-round display

Jack Draper hit a significant milestone at Wimbledon with what appears likely to be the first of many grand slam victories. The 20-year-old has shown this year that he is more than capable of building on his standout talent as a junior, rising more than 150 places in the rankings since taking a set off Novak Djokovic on his debut 12 months ago.
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Jack Draper takes belief from Emma Raducanu’s rise as he targets Wimbledon run

Jack Draper is backing himself to produce an Emma Raducanu-style breakthrough at Wimbledon this year.The 20-year-old goes into the tournament on the back of a run to the semi-finals in Eastbourne and a series of results that have established him as one of the most exciting young talents in the men’s game.Draper and Raducanu, who share an agent, have long been marked out as potential stars and, while expecting Draper to achieve what his compatriot did in 2021 is surely asking too much, there is no doubt he has lofty ambitions.Incredible 👏Draper upsets World No. 15 Schwartzman 7-5 7-6 and...
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‘Different player’ Jack Draper ready to make Wimbledon improvement

Jack Draper has warned he is a “completely different player” to the one who briefly stunned Novak Djokovic as he prepares to make a greater impact on his Wimbledon return. Draper, the British No 4, heads to the All England Club buoyed by a fine run at Eastbourne, which was halted at the semi-final stage on Friday by an agonising loss to Maxime Cressy.
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Jack Draper ‘ready to be fully dangerous’ at Wimbledon after Eastbourne run

Jack Draper warned he is a “completely different player” to the one who briefly stunned Novak Djokovic as he prepares to make a greater impact on his Wimbledon return.British number four Draper heads to the All England Club buoyed by a fine run at the Eastbourne International, which was halted at the semi-final stage on Friday by an agonising loss to Maxime Cressy.The 20-year-old took the opening set against eventual champion Djokovic on his SW19 debut last year before eventually succumbing to defeat.He believes he is in far better shape to progress deep into the championships on this occasion, partly...
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Jack Draper falls short of first ATP final after last-four defeat at Eastbourne

Jack Draper’s dreams of a maiden ATP Tour final were extinguished following an agonising three-set loss to Maxime Cressy at the Eastbourne International.In a tense encounter containing just a single a break of serve, world number 60 Cressy continued his conquering of the British players to edge through 7-6 (5) 6-7 (2) 6-3.The France-born American, who defeated Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans in the previous rounds, will face either 2019 winner Taylor Fritz or reigning champion Alex De Minaur in Saturday’s final.Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova will play defending champion Jelena Ostapenko in the final of the women’s draw following their...
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