Wimbledon Updates | Maria reaches the 1st semi-final of the GS at 34

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates losing to Tim van Rijthoven of the Netherlands in a men’s singles match in the fourth round on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 3, 2022. (AP Photo/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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The latest news from Wimbledon (all local times):

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3:30 p.m.

Tatjana Maria qualified for the Wimbledon semi-finals – the 34-year-old German’s first final four at any Grand Slam tournament – ​​beating Jule Niemeier 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 .

Maria will face either third-seeded Ons Jabeur or non-seeded Marie Bouzkova for a place in the final.

Maria, ranked 103rd, is only the sixth woman in the Open era to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals after turning 34.

Maria had also come back from a set down to beat 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in the fourth round.

Niemeier was broken in the last game, hitting a backhand into the net on match point. Niemeier qualified for Roland Garros, losing in the first round in her only other appearance at a Grand Slam tournament.

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11am

Six-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will be first on center court in the grass-court Grand Slam quarter-finals and third-seeded Ons Jabeur will follow.

Top-seeded Djokovic will face Italian Jannik Sinner in the main stadium.

Jabeur will next face Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic.

On court n°1, Tatjana Maria will play Jule Niemeier. The two Germans have never been so far in a Grand Slam tournament. Cam Norrie, seeded ninth, will next face David Goffin in the final game.

Norrie is looking to become the fourth Briton to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals in the Open era. Andy Murray, Tim Henman and Roger Taylor are the others.

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