Monday, 19 November, 2018

Wimbledon 2018 Friday results: Serena Williams advances; Venus Williams, Madison Keys eliminated

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Isaac Mcdaniel | 07 July, 2018, 00:01

The 32-year-old has made it to quarterfinals just twice in his career, including an appearance in last year's US Open final, where he lost to Rafael Nadal.

The only past Wimbledon champion remaining in the field?

Before her fourth round match at the French Open, she withdrew, but she continued her winning ways at Wimbledon with a win over Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6.

The 17-times Grand Slam champion dug in though and managed to avoid being dragged further into the afternoon, claiming victory when Kukushkin's forehand smacked into the net tape.

Monfils is another fourth round debutant after he knocked out last year's semi-finalist Sam Querrey 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2. The American fought back from a set and two breaks down only to falter near the end.

Nadal won only 64 per cent of points on his first serve and faced 13 break points - including three in the first game of the match - but he saved 11 of them and converted five of his own to wrap up the win in under 2 1/2 hours on Centre Court.

Isner faced two match points against Bemelmans at 5-4 in the fifth set but held and then broke in the next game.

Keys admitted she was thinking ahead to facing Serena Williams while battling Rodina when she was leading in the first set.

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A video review reversed the decision to award a penalty kick and Neymar's frustrations a few minutes later led to a yellow card. That "honour" goes to Lionel Messi, whose exit from the World Cup and subsequent retirement rumours had social media ablaze.

"It's a wonderful feeling walking out there, I try to put on a good match and try hard every time, regardless of how many times I've played at Wimbledon". "I felt my mind go and move on".

The 36-year-old Swiss has won 26 consecutive sets at the All England Club.

"Of course, I am surprised a little bit", Rodina said afterward, "because I won".

Unseeded American Taylor Fritz also unexpectedly took a 2-1 lead over world No. 4 and tournament fourth seed Alexander Zverev before their second round match suspended by darkness.

The 52nd-ranked Giorgi produced a backhand victor at 4-5, 30-40 in the second set, then won a tiebreaker to force a deciding set.

It is the biggest win of Pella's career and he is now in the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time.

Zverev beat Taylor Fritz of the USA 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (0), 6-1, 6-2 in a match that was suspended on Thursday after the third set.

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