WIMBLEDON – In a match held over from Thursday due to darkness, American Sam Querrey hit 21 aces to upset 21st seed, Canadian Milos Raonic at Wimbledon 6-7(3), 7-6(7), 7-6(8), 6-4 on Friday to move into the third round.
“This is definitely my biggest win in a long time. It was a big moment, a big court, and it feels great,” Querrey told media.
The match which was tight throughout ended with each man winning 153 total points.
It was Querrey’s second consecutive win over a Canadian at Wimbledon. He defeated Vasek Pospisil in the first round.
Querrey currently ranked 64th was a top 20 player before right elbow surgery a year ago.
Querrey is currently working with former player, current ESPN tennis analyst Brad Gilbert. Querrey credits Gilbert with his recent resurgence: Yeah, Brad’s been a huge help,” Querrey noted. “It’s great to have a tennis mind like his, you know, on my side.
“He’s a great motivator, great coach. I mean, I think anyone agrees probably one of the best coaches