Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon
Jul 07, 2018, 03:01
"I feel like I'm going in the right direction".
"I fought as hard as I could". A single break in each of the first two sets was enough for him as he remained entirely untroubled on his own serve.
The 36-year-old defending champion and top seed, making his 20th successive appearance at Wimbledon, cruised past Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in just 79 minutes to win his opening match and he produced another masterclass to dispatch Lacko in 90 minutes and reach the third round.
"I haven't played her in a while".
"I'm getting there, I'm not there yet but I expect to get there not only for Wimbledon but for tournaments in the future".
Federer's serving was particularly dominant against Lacko, as he raced through games in the second set without dropping a point, and he attributed his success rate to his consistent application.
Third seed Marin Cilic was stunned 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-5 by Argentina's world number 82 Guido Pella in three hours 12 minutes.
Federer is now in the round of 32 at Wimbledon after a straight-set win over Lukas Lacko on Wednesday and is expected to win his ninth title there later this month.
And Federer was relentless as he lost just nine of 61 total points behind his intimidating service and he closed out the second set with three straight aces.
American Madison Keys has backed England to bring home the World Cup after becoming a supporter of the Three Lions during their round-of-16 victory over Colombia Tuesday.
Serena Williams' win maintained her 100 per cent record in the second round of Wimbledon. Williams won the match 6-1, 6-4.
It was a bitter defeat for the 27-year-old Dane, who was expected to challenge for the Wimbledon title after winning her maiden Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open in January. "I know for sure I have to play good tennis and play better than the last two matches here", 11th seed Kerber said after beating American Claire Liu 3-6 6-2 6-4. Monfils has picked up a very good grass-court win in the first round against Richard Gasquet and then came back from the jaws of defeat with a four set win over Paolo Lorenzi.
Serena raced away with the first set and although Tomova, ranked 135 in the world, hung around slightly longer in the second, Serena completed a comprehensive 6-1, 6-4 win.
French 17th seed Lucas Pouille fell short in five sets after fighting from two sets down to be beaten 6-4 6-2 6-7 (8-10) 3-6 6-2 by Austria's Dennis Novak.
In the men's draw, Canadian Milos Raonic overcame a hard-fought, triple-tie-break battle to defeat Australian John Millman 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4).
Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens is also through with a 6-4, 6-0 result against Russian Anna Blinkova, but Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska is out following a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Czech Lucie Safarova.
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Can history repeat itself? England take on Sweden in Samara on Saturday afternoon for a place in the World Cup semi-finals. England's World Cup win over Colombia was watched by a peak UK TV audience of 24.4 million, ITV said today.
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Add to that a bit of Forsberg stardust, and the Swedes can dare to dream, just like they did against Switzerland . In all their group matches, Sweden demonstrated a remarkable art of team work with players playing as one unit.
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Asked if her wealth of Wimbledon experience was a key factor, Venus said: "I'd love to have that extra advantage". Williams used a powerful serve to win 84% of her first serves and 71% of her second serves to put the match away.
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