Trio of Americans reach Wimbledon boys' semifinals

by: AP | July 04, 2014

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LONDON (AP)—American players will make up three of the four semifinalists in the boys' junior championship at Wimbledon.

Noah Rubin defeated Tim Van Rijthoven of the Netherlands 7-6 (8), 7-6 (7) in the quarterfinals Friday. He'll play fellow American Taylor Harry Fritz in one semifinal after Fritz beat Filippo Baldi of Italy 7-5, 6-7 (5), 7-5.

Stefan Kozlov of the U.S. beat No. 2-seeded Chung Hye-on of South Korea 6-4, 7-6 (6) and will play Johan Sebastien Tatlot of France in the other semifinal. Tatlot beat Joshua Sapwell of Britain 7-6 (5), 6-1.

Rubin says ''It's a great experience to be here ... I'm into the Wimbledon semifinals, not too many people have the opportunity to say it.''

Americans Tornado Alicia Black and Michaela Gordon lost their quarterfinal matches Friday.
 

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