Digitally cleared daily wrap from 2022 Wimbledon Championships

Rafael Nadal and the match between Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas highlight the late action on Day 6 at Wimbledon after an afternoon of upsets at SW19.

World No 1 Iga Swiatek is out after Alize Cornet snapped her 37-match win streak with a 6-4 6-2 victory. It came after Coco Gauff was eliminated by Amanda Anisimova, who clinched a 6-7 6-2 6-1 win over her fellow American.

Earlier, Katie Boulter faced Harmony Tan in the opening match of the day on Court No 2 and was thrashed 6-1 6-1 in just 51 minutes. Tan, who shocked Serena Williams with a memorable win in the opening round, blitzed the Brit as she surged to victory.

Liam Broady is also out after a straight sets defeat to the impressive Alex De Minaur – Boulter’s boyfriend – who saw off a late fight from the 28-year-old British wildcard to take a 6-4 6-4 7-6 win.

Elsewhere, Kyrgios faces Tsitsipas in a blockbuster clash last up on Court No 1. Kyrgios produced a faultless performance to destroy Filip Krajinovic in the second round and a shock could be on the cards if the fiery Australian can get in the zone once again.

Follow all the action from day six, including live updates and results from the All England Club


Wimbledon: Nick Kyrgios 0-0 Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-7, 6-4)

Ok a replay has clarified matters – Tsitsipas hit a ball in frustration and it cleared the barrier and went into the crowd, but it doesn’t appear to have hit anybody.

Kyrgios is raging but he’s serving to start the third set.

Karl Matchett2 July 2022 19:34


Wimbledon: *Lorenzo Sonego 1-6, 0-4 Rafael Nadal

Sonego really ramping up his serve, nudging up to 130mph.

Another hole dug out of, but this is proving a really tough challenge with Nadal in this form.

Now he mixes it up, sprinting to the net to serve and volley, sparking wild applause. 40-30.

Jack Rathborn2 July 2022 19:34


Wimbledon: Nick Kyrgios 0-0 Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-7, 6-4)

Not sure what the issue is this time but Kygrios has called the umpire a “disgrace” and the referee has been called over.

He says he’s not playing until they get to the bottom it – “it” seems to that a ball was hit into the crowd and he expected it to be a default.

Karl Matchett2 July 2022 19:32


Wimbledon: Nick Kyrgios 6-4 Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-7)

Tsitsipas then, serving to stay in the set. He holds his focus well, then Kyrgios is spoken to after another complaint.

He responds the way he does best, by forcing two errors and winning consecutive points to go 30-30 in the game, but the next serve is an unstoppable ace.

But it’s far from over: Kyrgios fires in two good returns to take advantage, then with a fantastic lob and volley combo he breaks Tsitsipas and wins the set!

Karl Matchett2 July 2022 19:30


Wimbledon: Lorenzo Sonego 1-6, 0-4 Rafael Nadal*

Nadal’s serve working nicely, it spits up and Sonego can’t control it back. 30-15.

And another fierce serve that’s proving tricky to tame, game and a 4-0 lead.

Jack Rathborn2 July 2022 19:29


Wimbledon: Nick Kyrgios 5-4 Stefanos Tsitsipas* (6-7)

A little fortune and a lot of power – Kyrgios goes 40-0 up in seconds before sending a drop shot into the net. Too cute this time.

Then it’s another unforced error, from the baseline into the net, before the Australian sends a wild forehand well out of play to allow Tsitsipas to pull it back to deuce.

Incredibly he plays the exact same drop shot and it’s into the net again, meaning break point, but an unbelievable second serve removes the immediate danger.

Somehow he then pulls out two more brilliant shots and from what looked an easy game, to almost losing his serve, Kyrgios has then waltzed to another lead. Such a crazy player, such an entertaining one.

Karl Matchett2 July 2022 19:24


Wimbledon: *Lorenzo Sonego 1-6, 0-3 Rafael Nadal

Rafa digs a backhand back that stays low, Sonego with another mistake, it’s 0-30 and he’s staring down a second break.

Some real support for Sonego as he works his way back to 30-30. “Forza Lorenzo” rings around Centre.

A nice rally develops but again, Sonego living on the edge and is forced to go for one, stretching a little too much and Nadal has a break point.

Now a forehand cross court sprayed wide, BREAK. Nadal racing away with the second set here.


Jack Rathborn2 July 2022 19:24


Wimbledon: *Nick Kyrgios 4-4 Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-7)

Tsitsipas challenges a call with a serve given out…it was indeed out. The second serve goes to a fast rally and an attempted lob is just within reach, but the Greek can’t control his shot and it’s out for 15-30.

An ace rectifies that, but then another unforced error gifts Kyrgios a break point.

Big serves to the rescue again though, as two in succession cannot be returned, before Kygrios places a lovely backhander into the corner to go back to deuce. He can’t see it out though and serve is held again.

Karl Matchett2 July 2022 19:20


Wimbledon: Lorenzo Sonego 1-6, 0-1 Rafael Nadal*

Nadal feeling it and goes for the backhand pass down the line, but it’s wayward. 15-15.

And a backhand volley at the net is long, a glimour of hope for Sonego!

Routine in the end, with Sonego taking risks to hit winners. Nadal with a beautifully controlled backhand volley that slices away from the Italian, his next shot is long and it’s game, the break confirmed.


Jack Rathborn2 July 2022 19:19


Wimbledon: *Lorenzo Sonego 1-6, 0-1 Rafael Nadal

Nadal right on top here with Sonego already pushed back on his service to start the second.

A tweener after a lovely Nadal lob is then easily dispatched by Rafa, and then again at the net, the Spaniard relishing his forrays when the Italian is stretched beyond the baseline.

That’s wild from Sonego, stretching and dumped well long. Two break points coming up.

One saved, but then a moment of brilliance from Rafa: a whipped forehand cross court passes a rushing Sonego at the net. BREAK!

Jack Rathborn2 July 2022 19:15

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