WIMBLEDON, England — No. 24 seed Jerzy Janowicz became the first Polish man to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament when he defeated
Janowicz, who is 22 years and 236 days old, is the youngest man to reach the
Janowicz was a qualifier here last year and reached the third round. His straight-sets win over Kubot will put Janowicz in his first semifinal of any tournament this year.
His success is expected to lift his
Afterward, Janowicz and Kubot embraced at the net and exchanged shirts.
His opponent in Friday’s semifinals will be the winner of the quarterfinal between No. 2 seed Murray and unseeded
Before meeting Verdasco, Murray hadn’t dropped a set in this tournament. That distinction is now shared by No. 1