11:45 am, 26th August, 2021

Court 2: Sean Hodkin vs Julian Cash

Our first men’s quarter-final of the week has Sean Hodkin, who has not dropped a set yet this week, taking on week 5 runner-up Julian Cash.

12:05 Julian Cash breaks serve in the first set 2-4 

Julian Cash is able to break down the daunting challenge of the Hodkin serve to get a break in the first set. Cash will want to finish this set off without any issues now.

12:35 Julian Cash wins the set 3-6 

13:20 Sean Hodkin breaks in the second set 3-6, 6-5 

Hodkin has had to hold on at times in this match but he has done so and is rewarded with a break of serve at 5-5. He can take this one into a 10-point tiebreak with a service game here.

13:38 Cash wins the match 3-6, 6(5)-7

Julian Cash doesn’t let it get that far, he breaks straight back to set up a tiebreak for the second set. On match point he hits a huge second serve to Hodkin’s backhand which he can only hit long. Great win for Cash who moves on to the semi-finals