Roger Federer becomes ICC’s ‘no. 1 Test batsman’ after emulating Sachin Tendulkar

Tanya Simon
July 10, 2018

Federer fired another warning to his title rivals in another very complete performance.

Federer defeated Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 in his fourth-round match and will play South Africa's No. 8 seed Kevin Anderson in a quarterfinal.

The Argentine, who leads the stubborn baseliner 4-3 in previous encounters, levelled on his second break point and it went to 5-5, but Simon broke again to take the first set off Del Potro in the tournament so far.

Nadal hit 37 winners to only 12 unforced errors and erased the only break he allowed by breaking back immediately in the third set.

With the men's final slated for its traditional time of 2 p.m. BST (9 a.m. ET) and the World Cup final kicking off at 4 p.m. BST (11 a.m. ET) in Moscow, the All England Club is facing pressure to reschedule the Championship match to accommodate, particularly if England wins its semifinal against Croatia Wednesday and reaches its first final since 1966.

Stream every match at Wimbledon live on the FOX+ app and catch up on highlights of any action you've missed. He next faces No. 13 Milos Raonic, who defeated Mackenzie McDonald of the USA 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2. I think the right way of looking at it is: "It's an opportunity to test myself against a player of Roger's caliber", said Anderson, who is 0-4 against Federer.

Since seeds were introduced in the 1920s, it's the first time none of the top-10 have reached the women's quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

"That's how important Wimbledon is to me and to us over here". His former coach, Wayne Ferreira, said at the start of the tournament, "He is one to watch" - and he is not wrong.

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If you do go on to win the tournament - and I hope you do - it would have an indescribable effect. We managed to stop Messi and [Christian] Eriksen so hopefully we can stop Kane.

He has fully-justified his seeding of eight and was mentally rock-solid in winning three tiebreaks against Monfils in his four-set win on Court One.

Monday's win took Nadal, 32, into a 35th Grand Slam quarterfinal.

On No. 1 Court, three-time champion Novak Djokovic faces Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation.

Below is a breakdown of each draw and a look at the four players with the best chances to advance to the men's and women's finals. "I knew he was much better than that first set and he showed that".

"I feel like these streaks just happen", he said.

Should Anderson face Federer on Centre Court it would be only his second visit to the grasscourt citadel - the first time ending in defeat by home favorite Andy Murray.

Stefanos Tsitsipas was just 2 years old when Roger Federer, then a ponytailed 19-year-old with balletic grace, famously announced himself to the tennis world at Wimbledon in 2001 by toppling seven-time champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round. No. 14 Daria Kasatkina, 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko vs. Dominika Cibulkova, and No. 13 Julia Goerges vs.

All England Club chief executive Richard Lewis, meanwhile, says Wimbledon organisers will not alter the schedule to accommodate a potential England final appearance.

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