Chart of the day: Who is better at Wimbledon than Federer?

Annette Crawford
July 9, 2018

Should the seven-time champion keep up this form, she would not face another seeded player until at least the semifinal stage.

The status quo has been challenged like never before in the women's singles, with nine of the top 10 seeds crashing out before the Wimbledon last 16 for the first time in the Open area.

In the men's draw, third seed Marin Cilic, fourth seed Alexander Zverev and sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov have all fallen. Martina Navratilova shares Federer's 89 per cent win rate, but Navratilova has quite a few more matches up her sleeve.

Listed on three adjacent courts at Aorangi Park for a 12pm start was the almighty trio of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Nadal, who will remain as world No 1 even if he does not win the tournament because of the victory, will face Fabio Fognini or Jiri Vesely on Monday.

"All these problems that I am going through during my career. makes me enjoy more the good moments".

"I just have to concentrate on what I have to do and see what happens. I didn't feel the effect this time". "That´s what I didn't like".

Rafael Nadal guaranteed he will stay No. 1 in the rankings after Wimbledon as he reached the fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over 19-year-old Australian Alex De Minaur on Saturday.


She is the fourth former women's champion to get knocked out, joining Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and last year's victor Garbine Muguruza.

The 38-year-old American, last year's runner-up, was the oldest women's singles entrant in 2018.

The pair are again the two best players in the world and have split the last six Grand Slam titles between them - taking their combined haul to an incredible 37 major titles.

The Spaniard's 6-1 6-2 6-4 victory means Roger Federer can not catch him even if the Swiss goes on to win a ninth title at the All England Club.

It is a remarkable record sure to alarm her opponents, but Williams, seeded 25th after her maternity leave, admits that fear factor can be a double-edged sword.

"I was happy to stay clam and finish off the job". I know that Phil Brook, the chairman right now, he believes in strict tradition, going back to the '50s, '60s. It would be a great news for the Japanese company, Uniqlo who signed Federer with a mega deal of $300 million just before Wimbledon. "She played really well".

While he is excited to face the 17-time Grand Slam victor, the Aussie is claiming it's business as usual.

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