Federer advances to 16th Wimbledon quarter-final

Roger Federer backs ATP World Team Cup 'It would be very successful'

Roger Federer backs ATP World Team Cup 'It would be very successful'

Kevin Anderson, the big South African who winds down from tennis by reaching for his guitar, admits he needs to be right on key from the start of his Wimbledon quarter-final against eight-time champion Roger Federer on Wednesday. "When you watch Federer, it's like the best thing on television".

The top-ranked player in Greece (a career high No. 35), Tsitsipas is hardly alone in studying Federer for tips. So, too, is 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov of Canada. "I'm happy it worked", Federer said of scoring a point on Struff with the SABR shot.

The Latvian player also reached the quarterfinals past year in her best Wimbledon showing, losing to eventual runner-up Venus Williams. "And maybe a little bit of guitar time, as well", he said. I didn't think that was ever going to happen.

Shapovalov's Wimbledon ended in the second round.

After more than a year out of the game, the former world No.1 warned she was "absolutely" returning to her brilliant best heading towards the pointy of the championships.

It was tennis for the gluttonous: a feast.

Although there's been upsets galore at the season's third major, there are still quite a few big names left in the tournament, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.

All three easily handled outclassed opponents. It shouldn't be a shock, and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe it, I lost a set".

Mannarino won only two points in the first five games and the opening set was brought to an end inside just 16 minutes. The chair umpire intoned "Game, Federer" so frequently, it began to sound like the refrain of a song.

LeBron James Officially Signs Contract With Lakers
The Lakers players are excited to have a teammate who has been to nine NBA Finals. We'll see if that pays off, and how patient Laker nation - and LeBron - can be.

He then closed out a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 victory that extends his unbroken sequence to 32 straight sets at Wimbledon. On a day when the British government cabinet was collapsing, two lefties duked it out on Centre Court with punishing groundstrokes.

Leading, 5-4, and two points away from taking the first set at 0-30 on Hsieh's serve, Cibulkova struck a backhand onto the baseline that was called out.

Was Mannarino intimidated by playing in that hallowed arena?

However, you can counter that by saying the pair of all-time greats usually deliver a compelling match when they face each other.

"I feel like these streaks just happen", he said.

Nadal, meanwhile, was similarly impressive, dispatching Czech Republican star Jiri Vesely to win 6-3 6-3 6-4.

If Williams passes the test delivered by Pliskova, a rematch of the 2016 Wimbledon women's final awaits against Kerber, who beat Williams for her first major crown at the 2016 Australian Open.

Thirteen Wimbledon championships between them and 49 grand slam titles overall, it was quite the historic training run. Monfils increased his lead to 4-2, but Anderson responded by winning the next three games in a row, before the Frenchman held his serve to take the score to 5-5.

Recommended News

  • UK's Prince Louis, Kate Middleton's Son, Christened Without Queen

    UK's Prince Louis, Kate Middleton's Son, Christened Without Queen

    While some fans might have expected Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to be chosen for this role, the newlyweds did not make the cut. Following the service, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to give a private tea at Clarence House.

    Jay Cutler On His Wife's Reality Show Is MUST-SEE TV!

    Watching Jay Cutler do his thing on the gridiron every Sunday for the past 12 years was tough, especially for Bears fans. He stole the spotlight in the first episode of " Very Cavallari ", a show focused on his wife, Kristin Cavallari.
    Russian players find solace in thousands of WC fans

    Russian players find solace in thousands of WC fans

    A lot of them sang Russian songs in the streets all night, waving Russian flags and sounding the horn. The match had ended 2-2 after extra-time after Mario Fernandes' late equalizer for Sbornaya .
  • Raptors have ‘generated buzz’ in Kawhi Leonard trade market

    Raptors have ‘generated buzz’ in Kawhi Leonard trade market

    San Antonio wants to get something of significance in return for Leonard, but the leverage simply isn't there. The Toronto Raptors have generated buzz at Summer League as a possible trade destination for Kawhi Leonard .
    Nascar provides security for Stenhouse following Daytona incidents

    Nascar provides security for Stenhouse following Daytona incidents

    And as late accidents caused restart after restart, that meant Jones naturally rose to the front of the pack. He starts from the top Saturday night as the Hendrick Motorsports driver goes for his first career win.

    Rockets reportedly determined to sign Carmelo Anthony

    According to NBA.com , opponents shot 1.2 percent worse than their normal averages when he defended them last season. Houston is "determined to sign Carmelo Anthony once he becomes free in OKC", Wojnarowski tweeted Monday.
  • Kate Middleton and Archbishop of Canterbury joke about sleeping Louis

    Kate Middleton and Archbishop of Canterbury joke about sleeping Louis

    The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the royals, bending down to greet George and Charlotte , at the entrance to the chapel. Prince Louis will be christened in the Lily Font , a silver gilt font and bowl decorated in lilies, ivy and cherubs.
    May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

    May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

    To me, it looks like the buyers are buying the Brexit dips in anticipation of a rate hike and better economic news. Less than nine months remain until Britain reduces the EU's membership on March 29, 2019.
    Jack Wilshere completes move to West Ham United after Arsenal release

    Jack Wilshere completes move to West Ham United after Arsenal release

    He has also been capped 34 times by his country, and also represented England at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 European Championships.
  • Ronaldo Jerseys Go On Sale Outside Juventus' Stadium In Turin

    Ronaldo Jerseys Go On Sale Outside Juventus' Stadium In Turin

    Los Blancos have a new manager installed but Ronaldo has been strongly reported with a move out the exit door too. Buffon said it was those goals , and not Ronaldo potentially joining the club after his departure, that hurt.
    LiAngelo Ball Will Join A Team In LaVar Ball’s Junior Basketball Association

    LiAngelo Ball Will Join A Team In LaVar Ball’s Junior Basketball Association

    LaVar Ball's middle child will play alongside younger brother LaMelo and make his JBA debut Thursday in Ontario, Calif. Unfortunately, it's not Lonzo , it's not the Los Angeles Lakers and it's not in the National Basketball Association .
    Wayne Pivac to succeed Gatland as Wales head coach

    Wayne Pivac to succeed Gatland as Wales head coach

    Pivac's successful tenure at Welsh region Scarlets - last season he guided them to their first European Cup semi-final in a decade - had placed him as favourite to fill the vacancy.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.