Published: Mon, July 09, 2018
Sport | By Cameron Gross

Roger Federer reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals by beating Adrian Mannarino

Roger Federer reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals by beating Adrian Mannarino

"The Spaniard faces Jiri Vesely in the fourth round on Monday, but it's a potential quarter-final meeting with 6'4" Juan Martin del Potro that has set the tongues wagging.

The No 1 seed produced another superb display on Centre Court as he cantered to a 6-0 7-5 6-4 victory and remains firmly on course for a record-extending ninth title at the All England Club.

In the men's tournament, Roger Federer's latest victory never looked in doubt as he won 37 of 40 first-serve points and stretched his Wimbledon winning streak to 29 sets, beating Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5, 6-2.

"I just have to concentrate on what I have to do and see what happens".

"Federer is definitely an artist", Mannarino said.

Lurking on Federer's side of the draw is an intriguing unknown: the unseeded Mackenzie McDonald, who sounds as if he should have drifted down from the Highlands but is in fact a 23-year-old Californian with a solid pedigree and little to lose.

"In the past it has made me nervous when I've seen bigger guys go out. I didn't feel the effect this time".

"I just think it's not necessary".

Djokovic goes into his match fuming at what he claimed was unfair treatment meted out to him from the Centre Court crowd on Saturday as he dumped out Kyle Edmund, Britain's last singles hope. "That´s what I didn't like".

All 16 fourth round matches across the men's and women's events will be played on Monday.

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Venus had rallied from a set down in her first two matches.

The Canadian and his Austrian opponent were forced off by darkness in the third set on Friday night but Raonic, beaten by Andy Murray in the final in 2016, secured a quick break to take the third set before dominating the fourth to win 7-6 (7/5) 4-6 7-5 6-2.

She is the fourth former women's champion to get knocked out, joining Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and last year's victor Garbine Muguruza.

She was allowed to play on as the underwear was shorter than her dress.

"Serena is my idol, " Rodina said.

That would be great news for Japanese clothing giant Uniqlo with whom he signed a $300 million deal this week, after a career-long relationship with Nike.

The Czech faces Dutch 20th seed Kiki Bertens, who stunned five-time Wimbledon victor Venus in the third round.

The men's draw has opened up nicely for defending champion Roger Federer, while only one of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw, No. 7 Karolina Pliskova, reached the round of 16 - the fewest at a Grand Slam in the Open Era.

'I speak with him every day, he told me that he is doing well.

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