Wimbledon 2023 Quarterfinals: Alcaraz defeats Rune; Jabeur, Sabalenka set up final-four clash; Bopanna-Ebden pair reaches doubles semifinals, HIGHLIGHTS

Wimbledon 2023 quarterfinals: Men’s top seed Carlos Alcaraz defeated sixth seed Holger Rune in straight sets to set up a semifinal clash with Daniil Medvedev. On the women’s side, Ons Jabeur knocked out defending champion Elena Rybakina and will next face Aryna Sabalenka in the final-four fixture. India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Australian partner Matthew Ebden reached doubles semifinals.

Updated : Jul 13, 2023 03:14 IST

Carlos Alcaraz (left) takes on Holger Rune (right) in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
Carlos Alcaraz (left) takes on Holger Rune (right) in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. | Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

Carlos Alcaraz (left) takes on Holger Rune (right) in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. | Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the Wimbledon 2023 quarterfinals where men’s top seed Carlos Alcaraz beat Holger Rune, American Christopher Eubanks lost to Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, Elena Rybakina’s title defense was ended by Ons Jabeur and Aryna Sabalenka defeated Madison Keys. This was Nihit Sachdeva taking you through the action as it unfolded at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.

  • July 13, 2023 03:14
    Day 11 Order of Play

    Wimbledon 2023, Day 11 Order of Play: Jabeur vs Sabalenka, Svitolina vs Vondrousova in semifinal match-ups

  • July 12, 2023 23:17
    Complete Semifinal Lineup


    [1] Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) vs [3] Daniil Medvedev

    [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs [8] Jannik Sinner (ITA)


    [2] Aryna Sabalenka vs [6] Ons Jabeur (TUN)

    [WC] Elina Svitolina (UKR) vs Marketa Vondrousova (CZE)

  • July 12, 2023 23:01
    Alcaraz beats Rune in straight sets

    Alcaraz goes 40-0 up on his serve. Three match points. First wasted with a double fault. Second gone after a crosscourt forehand sent wide. But the third one seals the deal! Body serve from Alcaraz, Rune’s chip return goes long! Alcaraz wins 7-6(3), 6-4, 6-4 to reach his maiden Wimbledon semifinal!

  • July 12, 2023 22:53
    Rune serving to stay in the match

    Alcaraz holds serve and continues to stay up by a break at 5-3. Now or never for Rune.

  • July 12, 2023 22:39
    Alcaraz breaks Rune early in 3rd set

    Rune seems to be fading away as Alcaraz breaks his serve to go 3-2 ahead in the third and potentially the final set.

  • July 12, 2023 22:31
    Medvedev beats Eubanks in five sets!

    Daniil Medvedev comes back to beat Christopher Eubanks 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 and reaches his first-ever Wimbledon semifinal. The third-seeded Russian will face either Carlos Alcaraz or Holger Rune next.

  • July 12, 2023 22:19
    Alcaraz wins 2nd set against Rune

    That one break of serve in the ninth game proves enough for Alcaraz to clinch the second set 6-4. The Spaniard leads two-sets-to-love.

  • July 12, 2023 22:18
    Medvedev marching towards victory

    Daniil Medvedev is up by a double break against Eubanks. The unseeded American needs something special to comeback from 0-4 down.

  • July 12, 2023 22:15
    Alcaraz breaks Rune in 2nd set

    Alcaraz gets the crucial break of serve in the 2nd set to go 5-4 up! A brilliant backhand down the line service return from the Spaniard to win the point.

  • July 12, 2023 22:07

    The amazing run of the sixth-seeded Indo-Australian duo continues as it beats the Dutch pair of Griekspoor and Stevens 6-7(3), 7-5, 6-2. Bopanna and Ebden will next face top seeds Wesley Koohlof and Neal Skupski.

  • July 12, 2023 22:00
    Medvedev wins 4th set!

    The third-seeded Russian bags the fourth set 7-6(4) and takes the quarterfinal against Christopher Eubans to a deciding 5th set

  • July 12, 2023 21:53
    Eubanks vs Medvedev - 4th set goes to tiebreaker

    Christopher Eubanks is ever so close to continuing his dream run at Wimbledon.

  • July 12, 2023 21:45
    Alcaraz wins first set

    From 3-3, Alcaraz reels off four straight points in the tiebreaker to clinch the first set 7-6(4) against Rune after 65 minutes.

  • July 12, 2023 21:34
    Bopanna-Ebden pair wins second set

    Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden come from 4-5 down to take the second set 7-5 against Griekspoor-Stevens. Onto the decider, we go!

  • July 12, 2023 21:28
    Alcaraz vs Rune - 1st set update

    Rune leads 40-0 before Alcaraz takes him to deuce game. However, the Dane holds to make it 5-5.

  • July 12, 2023 21:16
    Bopanna-Ebden match update

    The sixth seeds are up by a break at 4-3 in the second set!

  • July 12, 2023 21:14
    Eubanks wins third set

    The American player is on a roll now as he takes the third set 6-4 to take a two-sets-to-one lead against Medvedev!

  • July 12, 2023 21:01
    Eubanks on the charge

    The unseeded American is up by a break in the third set against Medvedev and leads 4-3.

  • July 12, 2023 21:00
    Alcaraz vs Rune - on serve for now

    Twenty minutes into the match and we have had only four games. Rune holds to keep it 2-2.

  • July 12, 2023 20:46
    Bopanna-Ebden match update - The sixth seeds lose first set

    The first set between Bopanna-Ebden and Griekspoor-Stevens goes to tiebreak. And the Dutch pair wins it 7-6(3).

  • July 12, 2023 20:41
    Fightback from Eubanks

    Christopher Eubanks takes a one-sided second set 6-1 against Daniil Medvedev. Game on!

  • July 12, 2023 20:35
    Time for the big battle on Centre Court - Carlos Alcaraz vs Holger Rune
  • July 12, 2023 20:27
    Opportunity for Eubanks

    The American breaks Medvedev in the second set for a 3-1 lead! Is another comeback on for this 27-year-old from Atlanta?

  • July 12, 2023 20:22
    Bopanna-Ebden pair in men’s doubles action

    The sixth-seeded Indo-Australian pair is up against the Dutch duo of Tallon Griekspoor and Bart Stevens in the quarterfinals. Bopanna-Ebden leads 3-2 (on serve).

  • July 12, 2023 20:14
    Medvedev wins first set against Eubanks

    Third-seeded Russian Medvedev takes the lead as he clinches the opener 6-4 againsy unseeded American Eubanks.

  • July 12, 2023 20:02
    Jabeur beats Rybakina to reach semifinals!

    Redemption for the Tunisian as she beats defending champion Elena Rybakina 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-1 to avenge the loss from last year’s final. Jabeur to face Sabalenka in semis!

  • July 12, 2023 19:59
    Jabeur on the brink of victory!

    Ons Jabeur playing unbelievable tennis right now! Continue to send deep returns and Rybakina simply can’t handle it. Jabeur ahead 5-1.

  • July 12, 2023 19:55
    Jabeur survives

    Jabeur keeps her break advantage as she comes from 15-40 down to hold serve. Rybakina not out of this contest yet. Jabeur ahead at 4-1.

  • July 12, 2023 19:49
    Rybakina on the scoreboard

    Rybakina opens her account in the deciding set, albeit after a tight deuce game Jabeur leads 3-1.

  • July 12, 2023 19:38
    Jabeur with the early break in 3rd set!

    Four games on the trot for last year’s finalist. Rybakina is clearly under pressure as Jabeur is reading her serve so well. Jabeur leads 2-0.

  • July 12, 2023 19:32
    Jabeur takes second set against Rybakina

    Ons Jabeur breaks Rybakina in the tenth game of the second set and takes it 6-4. The Tunisian’s forehand doing all the damage!

  • July 12, 2023 19:27
    Time for live action to resume on Court 1 - Daniil Medvedev vs Christopher Eubanks

    Third seed Medvedev takes on unseeded American and Wimbledon debutant Eubanks.

    Medvedev and Eubanks have faced each other only once - in the quarterfinals of this year’s Miami Open where the Russian won 6-3, 7-5.

  • July 12, 2023 19:24
    Rybakina serving strongly

    Relentless Rybakina continues to serve well and put the pressure on Jabeur. Rybakina keeps it on serve at 4-4.

  • July 12, 2023 19:16
    Jabeur avoids trouble

    Ons Jabeur saves multiple break points in the sixth game of the second set to hold serve. It’s 3-3 and on serve!

  • July 12, 2023 19:05
    Sabalenka beats Keys to reach semifinals

    Wide serve into the ad court on her second match point from Sabalenka and Keys hits the backhand return wide. Sabalenka wins 6-2, 6-4 and now awaits the winner of Jabeur vs Rybakina the semis!

  • July 12, 2023 19:03
    And again!

    Sabalenka breaks Keys again. Brutal response from the Australian Open champion. She leads 5-4 and will serve for a place in the semifinals!

  • July 12, 2023 18:54
    Sabalenka fights

    Madison Keys was 40-0 up on her serve but World No. Sabalenka shows her quality, stays in the game before breaking the American to bring things back on serve. Keys ahead by 4-3.

  • July 12, 2023 18:53
    Rybakina wins opening set against Jabeur

    From 3-3, Rybakina reels off three straight points. Jabeur saves the first set as Rybakina nets a backhand return. Jabeur hits a forehand winner down the line to save the second. But then Rybakina fires in a 116mph first serve down the T, Jabeur gets her racquet on the ball but it flies beyond the baseline. Rybakina steals the opener 7-6(5)!

  • July 12, 2023 18:50
    Keys breaks Sabalenka in 2nd set

    What a response from the American! Gets three break points and finally converts the third one to take a 4-2 lead against Sabalenka.

  • July 12, 2023 18:46
    Rybakina responds!

    Rybakina and Jabeur engage in multiple baseline rallies. The Tunisian goes down 15-40 before saving two break points. She then has a set point but nets a backhand. Rybakina eventually breaks her and takes this set to a tiebreaker.

  • July 12, 2023 18:40
    Jabeur breaks Rybakina again!

    The Tunisian has clearly learnt her lesssons from last year’s defeat in the final. She is consistenly firing winners and as a result, goes up 6-5. Jabeur to serve for the set.

  • July 12, 2023 18:30
    Keys vs Sabalenka - 2nd set underway

    Sabalenka continues to ask questions but Keys, somehow, managing to hold serve and stay ahead at 2-1.

  • July 12, 2023 18:29
    Jabeur vs Rybakina - On serve for now

    Both players have exchanged one break each in an entertaining match so far. Rybakina leads 4-3.

  • July 12, 2023 18:21
    Stunning response from Jabeur

    Jabeur returns the favour as she breaks Rybakina back and that too, a break-to-love! Jabeur trails 2-3 but it is back on serve.

  • July 12, 2023 18:18
    Rybakina makes the first move

    Rybakina breaks Jabeur to love, drawing errors from the Tunisia’s backhand side. Defending champion leads 3-1.

  • July 12, 2023 18:15
    Sabalenka wins opening set against Keys

    The American makes Sabalenka work hard and even had two break points but the World No. 2 manages to hold serve and clinch the opening set 6-2!

  • July 12, 2023 18:10
    Live action on Centre Court

    Jabeur vs Rybakina, repeat of last year’s final, is underway. Rybakina serves first and holds easily. The Tunisian player responds with a love hold: 1-1

  • July 12, 2023 18:07
    Keys hangs on

    Keys holds serve, finishing with a 108mph. Sabalenka leads 5-2 and will serve for the set next.

  • July 12, 2023 18:05
    And rain is back!

    Another day, same story. However, it is not that heavy and the players continue the battle with the roof open.

  • July 12, 2023 18:02
    Sabalenka is fired up

    Big serving from Sabalenka including a 105mph ace. Holds serve easily to go 5-1 up.

  • July 12, 2023 17:57
    More trouble for the American

    Keys offers two more breaks points and Sabalenka converts the second chance to go up 4-1. Sabalenka has absolutely dismissed the American’s serve with her power.

  • July 12, 2023 17:51
    Keys on the scoreboard

    The American comes up with a better service game and opens her account in the opening set. Sabalenka, with the break, leads 2-1.

  • July 12, 2023 17:47
    Sabalenka consolidates the break

    Keys manages to get to 30-40 but Sabalenka closes the game. Sabalenka leads 2-0.

  • July 12, 2023 17:43
    Nervous start from Keys

    The American provides four break points to Sabalenka in the opening round and the Belarusian converts the fourth one with a gorgeous backhand slice winner. Early break to Sabalenka.

  • July 12, 2023 17:31
    Live action from Court 1 - Sabalenka vs Keys match underway

    Aryna Sabalenka and Madison Keys are on Court 1. The quarterfinal is about to begin!

  • July 12, 2023 17:27
    Later in action today - Alcaraz vs Rune

    One of the matches to watch out today is the quarterfinal between World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz and Holger Rune.

    It is going to be the first men’s singles quarterfinal at the grass Major contested by two players aged under 21 in the Open Era.

  • July 12, 2023 17:19
    First match of the day - Sabalenka vs Keys

    Second seed and reigning Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka takes on 25th seed Madison Keys from USA in the quarterfinals on Court 1.

    The two players first faced each other in 2018 when Sabalenka won 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of Cincinnati Masters. Their second and most recent meeting took place on grass in Berlin in 2021 when Keys emerged victorious 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 in the second round.

  • July 12, 2023 17:14
    ICYMI, here are the highlights from Day 9

    Day 9 of this year’s Wimbledon was full of surprises as women’s top seed Iga Swiatek and fourth seed Jessica Pegula both were knocked out in the quarterfinals. On the other hand, Novak Djokovic progressed to yet another semifinal at the grass Major.


  • July 12, 2023 17:03
    If there’s one player you should know about after this year’s Wimbledon, it’s Christopher Eubanks

    Here’s all you need to know about Christopher Eubanks, the last American man left in the singles draw:

    Christopher Eubanks: Story of American man who has surprised the tennis world with his Wimbledon 2023 performance

  • July 12, 2023 16:45
    ICYMI, here are the results from Day 9

    Wimbledon 2023, Day Nine Results: Djokovic, Svitolina move to semis; Swiatek, Pegula knocked out

  • July 12, 2023 16:38
    Where to watch?

    In India, viewers will be able to watch the live telecast of Wimbledon on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports Select and stream the matches live on Disney+Hotstar.

  • July 12, 2023 16:31
    Day 10, Order of Play

    Centre Court

    Women’s Singles quarterfinal: (3) Elena Rybakina (KAZ) vs [6] Ons Jabeur (TUN) - 6 PM IST

    Men’s Singles quarterfinal: [1] Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) vs [6] Holger Rune (DEN)

    Court 1

    Women’s Singles quarterfinal: [2] Aryna Sabalenka vs [25] Madison Keys (USA) - 5:30 PM IST

    Men’s Singles quarterfinal: [3] Daniil Medvedev vs [25] Christopher Eubanks (USA)

    Court 12

    Men’s Doubles, Quarterfinal - [6] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs Tallon Griekspoor (NED)/Bart Stevens (NED) - Not before 7:30 PM IST

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