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35 service points, 26 sets in a row at Wimbledon for Federer

35 service points, 26 sets in a row at Wimbledon for Federer

It seemed to sting her into action, however, as she won five games in a row before claiming the second set.

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis as he gave Lacko a 6-4 6-4 6-1 dressing down to reach the third round on Wednesday.

In his 20th Wimbledon appearance, top seed Federer, a 20-time Major victor, is bidding to become only the second player to claim nine singles titles at the All England Club after Martina Navratilova.

The 36-year-old also collected 35 consecutive points on serve on his way to a 5-1 lead in the third set.

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Federer made 48 winners against 11 unforced errors and cleaned up in the second set, as he did not drop a single point on his serve. The eight-time champion Roger Federer shared a video where he said: '[The] first day at Wimbledon, just walking past court 18, still my favourite match [John] Isner against [Nicolas] Mahut, I still wish it was going on. Today's players have continued to smash stereotypes, as an increasing amount of tennis professionals have resorted to plant-based diets to fuel their career and improve their health.

If Williams wins her eighth Wimbledon title next week, her first as a married woman, how would her name appear on the Champions Board? No one knows how long Wimbledon will last, for either of them.

And speaking of Wimbledon greats, Serena will also be playing her third round match Friday against Mladenovic.

Wozniacki is still waiting to get past the round of 16 for the first time, despite fighting back from 5-1 down in the third set and saving four match points at 5-3.

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It helps that her husband Alexis Ohanian is a fixture in her player box.

Serena Williams reached the third round at Wimbledon 2018.

In the first round, she started by conceding a tiebreaker against 58th-ranked Johanna Larsson before taking 12 of the last 15 games.

Asked if her wealth of Wimbledon experience was a key factor, Venus said: "I´d love to have that extra advantage". "If it's not two sets, then go to Plan B".

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British teenager Katie Swan, who won her first ever match at Wimbledon on Monday, was no match for 29th seed Mihaela Buzarnescu as the 19-year-old fell to a 6-0 6-3 defeat.


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