Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal enter third round of Men’s singles

Jul 05, 2019, 8:18AMWimbledon: Federer, Nadal enter third round of Men’s singlesAIR PICIn Wimbledon, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have advanced to the third round of Men’s singles.

Eight-time Wimbledon champion Federer defeated British wild card Jay Clarke 6-1, 7-6, 6-2, while two-time champion Nadal beat Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6 ,7-6, 7-6.

World number one Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson also advanced to the third round.

In women’s singles, Coco Gauff’s journey continues with a second-round victory over Magdalena Rybarikova.

The 15-year-old American needed just one hour nine minutes to beat her Slovakian opponent 6-3, 6-3. Gauff, who beat five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Monday, will play Slovenia’s Polona Hercog next.

Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Ashleigh Barty, Petra Kvitova and Sloane Stephens also advanced to the third round.

However, defending champion Angelique Kerber has been knocked after a stunning display by world number 95 Lauren Davis.

The Hindu

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