The British invasion on Day 4 of Wimbledon continued on No. 3 Court when wild card Liam Broady avenged a 2021 defeat to Diego Schwartzman, rallying from two sets to one down to earn his best Grand Slam result, 6-2, 4-6, 0-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1.
At one point, Broady lost 11 straight games to the speedy Argentine, who’d beaten the Brit in this very round 12 months ago, but it was clear from the on-court interview and subsequent press conference that success won’t take away the fan favorite’s sense of humor.
“It was easy, wasn’t it?” he said to laughter from the No. 3 Court crowd. “I had everyone fooled at two sets to one down and a break in the fourth…”
Broady, who keeps his wit sharp thanks to some often brutal exchanges with buddy Andy Murray, somehow found a second gear after falling behind 0-3 in the fourth set. Having already played two long matches in singles and doubles earlier this week, the 28-year-old credited a change of tactics with helping him edge over the finish line after a nearly four-hour clash.