Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer bagels and beats Adrian Mannarino

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer bagels and beats Adrian Mannarino

The reigning champion completely blew Adrian Mannarino away, claiming the first set 6-0 in a blistering 16 minutes, dropping just five points in the process.

The 22nd-seeded Mannarino became the first man to earn a break point against Federer at the tournament, but was unable to take any of his four opportunities.

Beaten by Serena in the 2016 final, Kerber takes on Russian 14th seed Daria Kasatkina, a 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 6-2 victor against Belgian world number 47 Alison Van Uytvanck.

During his first set, Federer's unique style of shot catching Wimbledon's attention leading it to be dubbed as an nearly "cricket" style with their Twitter account asking the ICC to rate Federer's shot.

"It was tougher than the scoreline, " Williams said.

'It was an important moment for me, I am happy to be where I am, ' he said. So it's really cool. Depends against who you play you have less or more chances to win.

A single break of serve was all Nadal required in the opening set and he broke twice in the second.

Williams is looking for her eighth Wimbledon title and has established herself as the big favorite once again, with the top-10 seeds all eliminated. She is seeded 25th after missing last year's tournament while pregnant.

Meanwhile the last top 10 seed in the ladies' draw, Karolina Pliskova, has also been sent packing.

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Jelena Ostapenko advanced to a second consecutive Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 victory over Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

'In the third set he started to play better from the baseline and I had couple of mistakes with the game I lost.

Three-time Wimbledon champion John McEnroe said it was a "privilege" to still be able to see the Swiss marvel strut his stuff on tennis's most famous centre court and, a month shy of his 37th birthday, Federer said he could barely believe it either.

"The fact that it is the Centre Court, and the fact that it is a lot of people in the stands - it's not changing anything, actually". Isner, 33, will be playing in his first quarterfinal at the majors since the 2011 U.S. Open when he faces former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic.

Jiri Vesely went the same way as Nadal's three previous opponents in being dispatched in straight sets and given the Spaniard exited at this stage past year in an epic with Gilles Muller that should not be underestimated.

Nadal, a two-time champion at the All England Club, has yet to drop a set in this tournament.

So it's no wonder that Tsisipas, now 19 and one of the game's emerging stars, made a point of rewatching Federer's 2001 match against Sampras last week, the night before making his debut in Wimbledon's main draw.

"I heard that the organisers were planning to cancel my match if Gael Monfils and Kevin Anderson went to a fifth".

Nishikori is playing in his first Wimbledon quarter-final.

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