Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon

Heather Diaz
July 7, 2018

Defending champion Roger Federer was in show-stopping form on Wednesday as hoards of his fans thronged the Centre Court to watch the number one seed.

USA player Serena Williams (R) shakes hands after winning against Bulgaria´s Viktoriya Tomova during their women´s singles second round match on the third day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club on July 4, 2018.

Wozniacki has never been past the fourth round in her 12 visits to Wimbledon and required insect repellent to tackle a swarm of flying ants during her match. Isner next plays No. 31 Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first Greek man into the round of 16 at a Grand Slam tournament in the 50-year professional era.

Federer and Williams cruised into the third round with straight-sets victories on Wednesday, looking at home on the Centre Court where they have won 15 titles between them. Of course, you sometimes play the percentages, but if you do that too much it becomes boring, so I like to mix it up.

Sharapova, playing Wimbledon for the first time in three years after missing 2016 through a drugs ban and 2017 due to injury, gave up the match on her 11th double fault.

In just 90 minutes, Federer won 35 consecutive points on serve.

Federer made 48 winners against 11 unforced errors and cleaned up in the second set, as he did not drop a single point on his serve. We share a goal of making positive change in the world, and I hope together we can bring the highest quality of life to the greatest number of people. Williams' hitting was clean and her movement notably improved from only a few days before.

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Serena Williams continued her Wimbledon return as she demolished Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova in little over an hour, and then said she is "going in the right direction".

The final set took just 25 minutes, the first lasting 37 minutes and the second just 28 minutes.

"He gets more efficient it seems the older he gets, he seems timeless, it's remarkable, unexplainable", said Agassi who has won eight Grand Slam titles in a gleeful career and is considered by many to be 'greatest tennis player of all time'.

"I'm not there yet but expect to get there not only for Wimbledon, but for tournaments in the future".

"That worked out well for me today".

Katie Swan's Wimbledon run is over after she was beaten 0-6, 3-6 by 29th seed Mihaela Buzarnescu.

If Keys wins it could set up an all-American last-16 encounter against Serena Williams.

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