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Jannik Sinner defeats 5-seeded Carlos Alcaraz at Wimbledon

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Jannik Sinner defeats 5-seeded Carlos Alcaraz 6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-3 on Sunday to punch his first ticket to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon Did.

A 20-year-old Italian, Sinner finally converted his sixth matchpoint and fired a 19-year-old Spaniard in 3 hours and 35 minutes.

"It's hard to have match points, but you still have to play (on)," Sinner said. "I did my best. It was part of the game, part of tennis, and struggling in the first (game), so obviously I was very happy with how I reacted. I am very happy to be in the next round. I hope I can play good tennis. "

Thinner's opponent in the quarterfinals is Serbian defending. Either the champion Novak Djokovic or the Dutch wildcard Tim van Rytoben. The latter two were still playing on Sunday afternoon.

Also on Sunday, Belgian David Goffin was pushed to the limit before advancing to his second Wimbledon quarterfinal.

Goffin defeated 23-seeded Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (3), 5-7, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 in 4 hours and 36 minutes.

"It was a great fight. I had to stay mentally in the match all the time," said 31-year-old Goffin. "I was mentally dead right after the match point because I had to stay fresh to keep the serve and fight to come back after losing the third set.

"This court has a great atmosphere and it was another spectacular match against Francis, so I'm very happy to be back in the quarterfinals."

Tiafo was unable to convert a pair of breakpoints at 5-5 in the fifth set before Goffin succeeded at the first matchpoint.

Goffin moved forward and set up a clash with 9-seeded Cameron Norrie. Cameron Norrie made it to the Grand Slam quarterfinals for the first time with 6-4, 7-5 and 6-4 wins in 30th place. -Seeded Tommy Paul.

"It's very special to build a dormitory for the first time in front of college family and friends," said 26-year-old Brit. "It was really nice to play like me in a big game. I do everything. It was really fun. It's pretty crazy and a lot of feelings.

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