Federer into Wimbledon fourth round for 15th time

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The older brother of talented youngster Alexander is enjoying his best season to date, reaching the quarter-finals at the Australian Open after claiming the scalp of Andy Murray.

Muller is only the second man from Luxembourg to appear in a grand slam tournament, the other being Gaston Wampach who played in the 1946 and 1947 French Open tournaments. It could be the all-white playing attire, blue and purple theme, strawberries and cream, the Royal box, the queuing and the tents outside SW19.

The first Saturday at Wimbledon, as per tradition, has plenty of sports celebrities in the Royal Box. "But it's another day, another match". Everything about this tournament is lining up in Nadal's favor.

Looking back Murray reckons the confidence he gained that day set him up for glory both at Wimbledon and the Olympics. The Bulgarian was leading 6-1, 6-1 before play came to a close as Sela became the ninth men's player to retire from a match at this year's tournament.

WOZNIACKI, RADWANSKA DIG DEEP Wozniacki dug herself out of trouble when pushed to the brink by Anett Kontaveit, but the Danish fifth seed eventually beat She next plays 24th seed Coco Vandeweghe, considered by some as a dark horse for the title, who beat U.S. compatriot Alison Riske 6-2, 6-4.

"I played in the juniors with several of these guys and it is special to see them play again, to see that they still have fun and that they continue to do well despite the new generation that is trying to make its place", noted Federer.

Roger Federer has said that he is pleased to see all of the "big four" reach the second week of Wimbledon for the first time since 2014. I thought I might be able to overcome it, because I was also in pain against Isner and sometimes playing helps the pain go away.

Grigor Dimitrov longs for a bit of peace and quiet on a Sunday, calling it his favourite day of the tournament. "Everything is so calm". It's just us, the players. All you can hear is the hitting of the ball. You just hear that. "It puts a huge smile on my face".

Rafael Nadal has been real good, though it's been a good draw.

After completing his career Grand Slam by winning last year's French Open for a fourth consecutive major title, Djokovic went through some struggles, including his upset loss to Querrey at Wimbledon.

The contention that the quality of the grass at the hallowed courts of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has slipped, leaving many players slipping, has sharpened, with defending champion Andy Murray and second seed Novak Djokovic adding to the complaints about the surface. They are words the 30-year-old has used again and again as he attempts to return to to the form that he was in when arrived at Wimbledon 12 months ago.

Things on the women's side are more varied as far as the age barometer is concerned.

Women's fourth-rounders: five-time champion Venus Williams vs.

Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza have caused a stir by being placed out on Court two.

Smona Halep is chasing the World No 1 ranking and she takes on Victoria Azarenka on Monday. Now they've been joined by another former player, Mario Ancic, who sat next to Agassi in a guest box at Centre Court on Saturday. Another ace sent the first set into a tie-break and the crowd's blood pressure shooting upwards. "It's always a goal when you start a grand slam", Kerber said.

Djokovic shrugged his shoulders as he didn't know the meaning of the word manic, apt really as holding court in the main Wimbledon press room he looked the picture of controlled focus.

Court 18: Magdalena Rybarikova vs Petra Martic, Sam Querrey vs Kevin Anderson.

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