WIMBLEDON, England – Coco gauff advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon for the second time in a row, advancing to play the 2018 champion Angelique Kerber of Germany.

Gauff won 6-3, 6-3 on Kaja Juvan on the center court. Gauff finished with 21 winners and beat his opponent five times.

Kerber, who beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich 2-6, 6-0, 6-1, is his opponent in the round of 16 on Monday.


Later Saturday, Roger Federer advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon for a record 18th time, beating Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on center court.

The eight-time Wimbledon champion had a slight swing in the third set when he missed two break points at 5-5 and was later broken in love by Norrie. After trading breaks in the fourth set, Federer broke again for a 5-4 lead.

He will play the 23rd seed Lorenzo Sonego from Italy on Monday. This is the 69th time that Federer has reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament, a record as well.

For Gauff, this is the second time she has reached week two at Wimbledon after her breakthrough performance in 2019, and she has already become a regular on center court.

Kerber trailed 5-1 in the first set when a rain delay halted play for around 90 minutes, then outscored his opponent when play resumed. The German is the only former female champion remaining in the draw. Sasnovich advanced in the first round when Serena williams had to retire due to injury in the first set.

Gauff isn’t the only teenager to make a splash at Wimbledon this time around. Emma Raducanu suddenly steals part of the limelight.

Raducanu became the youngest open-era British woman to reach the fourth round at the All England Club by beating the veteran Sorana Cirstea 6-3, 7-5.

For Raducanu, who is playing his first Grand Slam tournament, it was an unexpected race that gave the British crowd an instant new favorite.

“Who would have thought? Raducanu asked. “When I was packing my bags to get into the bubble, my parents would say, ‘Aren’t you packing too many match kits? I think I’ll have to do some laundry tonight.

Raducanu received a wild card in the tournament, but appeared at home playing on the No.1 court, winning eight straight games to take a 3-0 lead in the second set. But she struggled to fend off Cirstea, failing to convert three break points in a row in the next game. She was then shattered and missed five more break points at 4-3 in a marathon match that lasted nearly 15 minutes.

And she needed three match points in the last game before Cirstea scored a forehand.

Roland-Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova beat up Anastasija Sevastova 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-5.

In the men’s category, seeded 7 Matteo berrettini advanced with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win Aljaz Bedene. Roger Federer was playing Cameron Norrie of Great Britain on Center Court.

Nick kyrgios had to retire due to injury after the second set of his third round match against No.16 Felix Auger Aliassime. Kyrgios appeared to be struggling with an abdominal injury and told a trainer he couldn’t serve properly and was worried about tearing a muscle.

“It’s just getting worse and worse,” Kyrgios said. “I try but I can’t even… I can’t serve anymore. I can not do it.

Kyrgios won the first set 6-2 but lost the second 6-1 on court no.1.

The Australian also plays in mixed doubles with Venus Williams.

The men’s singles started on a lighter note as Kyrgios stepped onto the pitch to realize he had left his turf shoes in the locker room.

His incident forced both players to stand for a few minutes before they could begin their warm-up.

“The day I thought I was a professional,” Kyrgios joked.

A Wimbledon employee put him together with the right shoes.

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