Federer into Wimbledon fourth round for 18th time

By: AFP      Published: 10:24 PM, 3 Jul, 2021
Federer into Wimbledon fourth round for 18th time
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory over Britain's Cameron Norrie during their men's singles.

Roger Federer reached the Wimbledon last 16 for the 18th time on Saturday with a four-sets win over Cameron Norrie, the last British man in the tournament.

Eight-time champion Federer triumphed 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 and will be playing in the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the 69th time in his career.

Federer will face Italy's Lorenzo Sonego on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals.

Wimbledon results -- 1st update

Men

3rd rd

Alexander Zverev (GER x4) bt Taylor Fritz (USA x31) 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4)

Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN x16) bt Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2-6, 6-1 - retired

Matteo Berrettini (ITA x7) bt Aljaz Bedene (SLO) 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Hubert Hurkacz (POL x14) bt Alexander Bublik (KAZ) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Lorenzo Sonego (ITA x23) bt James Duckworth (AUS) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Ilya Ivashka (BLR) bt Jordan Thompson (AUS) 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Women

3rd rd

Paula Badosa (ESP x30) bt Magda Linette (POL) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

Barbora Krejcikova (CZE x14) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 7-6 (7/1), 3-6, 7-5

Emma Raducanu (GBR) bt Sorana Cirstea (ROM) 6-3, 7-5

Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) bt Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Coco Gauff (USA x20) bt Kaja Juvan (SLO) 6-3, 6-3

Angelique Kerber (GER x25) bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 2-6, 6-0, 6-1

Karolina Muchova (CZE x19) bt Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS x16) 7-5, 6-3