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Alert: Khachanov survives Korda to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

Karen Khachanov came through one of the wildest fifth sets in recent memory to defeat Sebastian Korda and book his spot in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

Sebastian Korda Wimbledon Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 2, 2021 Russia’s Karen Khachanov in action during his third round match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S.
  • What happened: Russian’s Karen Khachanov edged Sebastian Korda on Court 18, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 10-8 to book his first Wimbledon quarter-final appearance.
  • Key stat: There were 13 breaks of serve in the fifth set, but Khachanov got the hold he needed, closing out the match in the 18th game of the decider.
  • A first: Korda played his first ever five-setter. Khachanov improves to 6-7 in five-setters, and 4-0 in Wimbledon five-setters.
  • Next opponent: Khachanov will face either Denis Shapovalov or Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarter-finals.
  • To follow the matches live, see the men’s and women’s draws, we recommend that you visit the official tournament website.
  • Follow all our Wimbledon news here.
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