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11 Jul 2017

Roger Federer enters his 15th Wimbledon quarter-finals

2017 Wimbledon- Week two updates!

Roger Federer defeated Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to enter his 15th Wimbledon quarter-finals. Federer achieved another mark by reaching 50th Grand Slam quarter-finals of his career.

He will face Canada's Milos Raonic next, who defeated Alexander Zverev in a five setter 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Raonic had won against Federer in the last year's Wimbledon semi-finals.

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2017 Wimbledon- Week two updates!
Nadal faces a loss in this year's longest Wimbledon match

Nadal vs Muller

Nadal faces a loss in this year's longest Wimbledon match

Rafael Nadal was defeated by Gilles Muller after a tough fought fourth round match. Muller won 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 in four hours and 48 minutes.

Muller had an upper hand over Nadal from the first set and hit 30 aces and 95 winners in the match.

However, with two sets down, Nadal bounced back but could not convert it into a win.

Murray advances too

World number one Andy Murray registered a 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 6-4 win over Benoit Paire to set up a quarter-final match with USA's Sam Querrey. Querrey won against Kevin Anderson 5-7, 7-6(7-5), 6-3, 6-7(11-13), 6-3 in a little over three hours.

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Ladies Singles

Muguruza sends Kerber packing

World number one Germany's Angelique Kerber suffered a loss in the fourth round against Spain's Garbine Muguruza. Kerber lost the match 6-4, 4-6, 4-6 in two hours and 18 minutes.

Muguruza will meet Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, who defeated Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets 6-2, 6-2.

Fifth seeded Caroline Wozniacki lost in the fourth round to Coco Vandeweghe 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

Venus Williams oldest woman in quarter-finals

After defeating Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth round of the ladies singles match, 37-year old Venus Williams became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals. She will face 13th seeded Jelena Ostapenko in the next match.

Konta first British woman in Wimbledon quarters in 33 years

History made

Konta first British woman in Wimbledon quarters in 33 years

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon in 33-years after she defeated Caroline Garcia in the fourth round match.

The sixth seeded won 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-4 in two hours 11 minutes.

Konta will now face second seeded Simona Halep in her quarter-final match. Halep defeated Victoria Azarenka 7-6(7-3), 6-2 in fourth round.

Sania Mirza bows out of women's doubles

India's Sania Mirza and her Belgian partner Kirsten Flipkens were knocked out of the women's double event after a fourth round 2-6, 4-6 loss to Martina Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan.

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