Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit

Mae Harvey
July 7, 2018

Guido Pella of Argentina came from two sets down to stun third-seeded Marin Cilic at Wimbledon on Thursday (Friday NZ Time), beating last year's finalist 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-5 in the second round.

She faces another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S.

Rodina won nine games in a row to move a set and two breaks ahead before Keys recovered from 4-0 down in the second set to set up a decider.

Isner will face world No.31 Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first Greek man to first Greek man to reach the fourth round of a grand slam in the 50-year professional era, for a quarterfinal berth.

Keys fired 15 aces in the match but also committed 48 unforced errors.

"I tried to hit the ball hard and fight for every ball and I think in the end that's why I won".

Struff was powerless against the Swiss' first serve and he couldn't deal with Roger's sharp and aggressive shots, unable to repeat a great match from the Australian Open when he stayed in touch with Roger despite losing in straight sets. "But I knew if I took my chances today, I could do well".

But the 21-year-old raced away with the last two sets in Friday's bright sunshine.

Makarova, who made the quarter-finals four years ago, beat a weary-looking Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Meanwhile in the doubles, South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus advanced to the second round when they defeated Australia duo Lleyton Hewitt and Alex Bolt 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.

Five-time champion Venus Williams, 38, and making her 21st Wimbledon appearance, faces fellow big server Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.

There were a few scary moments in the early going, with Williams at one point down 5-3 in the first set and Mladenovic getting the better of her.

Anderson has reached the last 16 for the fourth time and goes on to face either Sam Querrey of the United States or France's Gael Monfils.

However, the dominant way he played in his 6-3 7-5 7-5 victory over German Philipp Kohlschreiber suggested he could go further than ever before.

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