Federer hailed for 'perfect' cricket shot during Wimbledon win
Jul 11, 2018, 03:58
Novak Djokovic won his battle to be promoted to Centre Court billing for Wednesday's quarter-finals, forcing eight-time champion Roger Federer off the sport's most famous arena for the first time in three years.
Anderson is yet to win a set in four previous meetings with the Swiss maestro but in the three years since they last met he has developed his all-round game to such an extent that he reached last year's U.S. Open final, losing to Rafael Nadal.
Now 36, Federer has since supplanted Sampras as Wimbledon's greatest male champion and appears poised to extend his record eight singles titles at the All England Club, gliding from one round to the next, yet to lose a set or his serve through four rounds of play. It's like today, I hope I get off to a good start, go from there. "If it happens, it happens".
Williams lifted her intensity and avoided facing any break points as she secured one break of her own to take the set 6-3.
A battle of the big servers which is likely to see plenty of baseline rallies and not much court-craft.
On Tuesday, there was a surprise for those who love both cricket and tennis as Roger Federer was unveiled as the world's best Test batsman by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Stefanos Tsitsipas was just 2 years old when Roger Federer, then a ponytailed 19-year-old with balletic grace, famously announced himself to the tennis world at Wimbledon in 2001 by toppling seven-time champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round.
Asked if he expected more from an opponent in the world's top 30, Federer said: "I think it's a tough matchup for him maybe against me".
"Of course this is an important result for me", Nadal said after the match. "If they're not moving as well, it's hard for them to be in balance for passing shots".
"I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on". So I was very happy with the match.
But there was no stopping the Serb once he made it on to Court One as he romped to a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win to reach the quarter-finals for a 10th time. "I feel physically, mentally ready, fit, positive".
That would be wise, especially as he has never played Nishikori on grass before, but there is no denying Djokovic has the mental edge, and a 13-2 record to boot, winning their last 12 encounters. "I'm a perfectionist. I always find something wrong", she said.
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 a year ago in an epic with Gilles Muller that should not be underestimated.
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