Federer brings back the SABR at Wimbledon

De Minaur booked a date with Nadal with his win over Herbert

Some way I believe that was good.

McDonald began the year earning $780 for losing to the world No 145 Uladzimir Ignatik in the first round of a minor tournament in Playford, South Australia - and three weeks later was taking the world No 3, Grigor Dimitrov, to five sets in the second round of the Australian Open.

Defending champion Federer faces French 22nd seed Adrian Mannarino while two-time champion Nadal plays Jiri Vesely.

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament's giant-killing carnage on Monday.

The world No.1 Nadal is on the court closest to the camera.

In the women's draw, seven-times victor Serena Williams overcame her first big test in confident fashion by beating France's Kristina Mladenovic 7-5 7-6 (2).

Earlier on Friday, Gael Monfils advanced to the fourth round for the first time after knocking out last year's semifinalist Sam Querrey 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Only one former champion and one top 10 seed have made the fourth round of the women's singles at Wimbledon.

"This is only my second serious tournament back", Williams, who is returning from a maternity leave, said.

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Harry Maguire opened the scoring for England - heading the ball home from an Ashley Young corner half an hour into the game. As reward for their efforts, England face Croatia , who defeated tournament hosts Russian Federation on penalties.

Cibulkova could well face Williams in the final, and though she holds no grudge against the American, it would be a fascinating battle come Saturday afternoon.

Pliskova avoided the cull by beating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu 3-6 7-6 (7-3) 6-1 later in the afternoon.

Federer has breezed through week one as if conducting a clinic, and is on a run of 67 unbeaten service games stretching back to the eighth game of the first set in his semi-final against Tomas Berdych a year ago.

Since tennis turned professional in 1968, this is the worst showing at Wimbledon by the women's seeds.

The path to a 24th major is clear for Williams, who is the top player left in the women's draw despite the No. 25 seed next to her name.

The American veteran couldn't complete a third consecutive comeback this week with the Dutch 20th seed Bertens prevailing 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 8-6.

"It's an awesome feeling, and I feel very proud I represent Greece and that all of my hard work has paid off, " Tsitsipas said. Just pretty insane, " said McDonald, who grew up in California, and now is based at the U.S. Tennis Association's main training facility in Florida.

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

Zverev, playing for the third day in succession, was shocked by Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis, ranked 138, in a gruelling five sets, 7-6 (7/2), 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0. She plays Kiki Bertens first-up on No 2 Court, the victor advancing to the quarter-finals against either Julia Görges or Donna Vekic.

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