Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

Sweet 16! Serena surges into Wimbledon third round

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Eugene Bates | 09 July, 2018, 06:08

There was something old, something new and something blue on show on Monday as Serena Williams swapped the skin-tight catsuit that caused a stir in Paris for a more conservative look on her return to Wimbledon for the first time since becoming a mum. I don't go out there expecting to do well, see what happens.

"I felt good, less nervous than in the first round", Federer said.

"Of course, you sometimes play the percentages, but if you do that too much it becomes boring, so I like to mix it up. Still want to work on getting my first serves in more", added the American who is looking to draw level with Margaret Court's record haul of 24 majors. My serve is a little playing catch-up, but it's doing better than I could have hoped, to be honest.

Wozniacki suffered a shock 6-4 1-6 7-5 defeat against Ekaterina Makarova. "I just found it quite interesting". I fought as hard as I could.

In the words of tennis player, she failed to lose weight, even sitting on a diet and intense exercising.

After hitting just four winners in the opening set, the 44th-ranked Monfils improved to a total of 49 for the match and reached the third round at the All England Club for the seventh time in his career.

Five of the seven matches on Centre Court and Court One on day three were women's singles, although one of them was a late change after the Centre Court programme ended early.

She was seeded second in 2017 but succumbed amid high expectations and crashed out in the second round that time.

"Not only do I expect to win, I expect to win emphatically".

The article, published last week, detailed a June incident in which Williams missed an unannounced drug test at her home.

However, Tomova could not fend off the second break point she faced, which came on the back of a double fault, firing long to hand Williams the initiative.

Five-time champion Venus Williams battled into the third round with a 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru.

She returned to the All England Club stuck in a rut after losing in the first round of both the Australian and French Opens this year.

While the 25th seed was pleased with her progress since her 7-5 6-3 first-round win over Arantxa Rus, she still has a lot of things on her "to do list" before her next test against France's Kristina Mladenovic.

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