He got a boost later when one of his main rivals, Spanish fourth seed Rafael Nadal, who was in his half of the draw, was knocked out by Luxembourg's 16th seed Gilles Muller. Very aggressive player. So I'll need to, you know, like today, I maybe played one or two service games in the first set that weren't the best. "Three matches is a tried and tested formula."Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert called for a discussion on the scheduling". I've done a good job so far, and I'm moving well. Only two men have had longer such runs: Roger Federer won 36 Grand Slam sets in a row in 2006-07, and John McEnroe had a 35-set run in 1984. The match between Federer and Dimitrov lasted for 98 minutes with a final score of 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.
Willis shocked the All England Club a year ago when he made the second round of the singles and faced Roger Federer on Centre Court despite being a £30-an-hour part-time coach and being ranked 772. There's quite a few spots on the court where there's quite big lumps of grass, nearly like little divots. The Frenchman's array of surprising missiles and silky touches should not be underestimated, especially as he makes it look easy.
SSE, the energy behind Andy Murray Live 2017 returns for a second year to The SSE Hydro in Glasgow. It's one of the days where you can get probably the most quality matches, both singles and doubles, men and women, that you can have throughout the entire tournament, ' said the Serb, a three-times Wimbledon victor. But, I mean, really once you get out there, I don't feel like I'm coming in trying to defend something. The victory vaults Querrey, who toppled then No. 1 Novak Djokovic past year, into his second straight Wimbledon quarterfinal. The seventh-seeded Croat beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-2, 6-2.
Brit Laura Robson also voiced her displeasure, shouting "it's so soft" during her first-round match; while Kristina Mladenovic said she was thankful to not have been seriously injured in her second round loss to Alison Riske, who claimed that the dirt "is like ice".
Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. He will next face Canada's Milos Raonic.
Twice down a break in the opening set, Murray worked over Paire's weaker forehand wing to level.
Kerber, who reached the Wimbledon final past year but lost to Serena Williams, was beaten by Garbine Muguruza on No. 2 Court, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Stubley insisted that the courts would hold up through the second week, which began Monday. French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko and world number four Elina Svitolina were staged on Court Twelve. A straightforward 3 set win against the 22-year-old Alexander Bublik started his title defence, but the first curve ball came in just two days later: Dustin Brown. "But if I didn't think I could win I would not bother going out on the court". In fact, to see him in between shots, crossing the baseline with the rolling limp of a auto park attendant in a Billy Connolly gag, you'd think he'd smashed through it at 100 miles an hour.
With the first set proceeding according to serve like clockwork between the two big-servers, a tiebreak seemed imminent. "[Watching] when Muller has match points, to see what Rafa is going to come up with". Three-time Wimbledon champion Chris Evert raised a pertinent question to BBC: "There needs to be a discussion because we have equal prize money, so why do we not have equal representation on Centre Court and Court One?" However, she won the girls' title at the All England Club in 2014. I think he has no problem. "I hope this match has the same impact".
What about Johanna Konta? She has never advanced past that stage. World No. 46 Paire, a clay court specialist, has advanced past the third round at The Championships for the first time in his career and will look to bounce back after a poor showing at Roland Garros in June. The American will face the unseeded Magdelena Rybarikova.