Last of Women's top 10 seeds Karolina Pliskova falls; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams cruise through to Wimbledon quarter-finals [Photos]
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams cruised through the round of 16 at Wimbledon, while the final upset of the Women's Singles was completed, with Kiki Bertens claiming the scalp of seventh seed Karolina Pliskova.
Two-time Wimbledon winner Rafael Nadal cruised to a win over Jiri Vesely, beating him in straight sets. Nadal got the better of Vesely by a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. AP
Eleventh seed Angelique Kerber beat Belinda Bencic of Switzerland to set up a quarter-final clash against Daria Kasatkina. Kerber beat Bencic 6-3, 7-6. AP
Novak Djokovic seems to have recovered completely from an injury that sidelined him for much of last year, cruising to victory over Karen Khachanov. Djokovic beat Khachanov 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a match against Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals. AP
Karolina Pliskova was the last remaining top-10 seed in the Women's Singles prior to the Fourth round. However, she too was eliminated by a determined Kiki Bertens, who also beat five-time Wimbledon winner Venus Williams. Bertens beat Pliskova 6-3, 7-6. AP
Defending champion and top seed Roger Federer beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 in straight sets, taking just sixteen minutes to win the first set. Federer will play eighth seed Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals. AP
Seven-time Wimbledon winner Serena Williams has looked strong since returning from maternity leave, and she continued her run in the tournament by breezing past Evgeniya Rodina, beating her 6-2, 6-2. Williams will face unseeded Camila Giorgi in the quarter-finals. AP