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Wimbledon: De Minaur ready to 'leave it all out there' against Nadal

Wimbledon: De Minaur ready to 'leave it all out there' against Nadal

"I was leading the match, I was up, and I couldn't finish it", said the 2014 semi-finalist. He has lost the previous five but impressed in their most -recent meeting, in Basel a year ago, when he won the opening set. Another statistic that makes this one seem like quite a mismatch: Federer is 5-0 against Mannarino, winning 12 of the 13 sets they've played.

The American won 6-4 6-4 7-6 (8/6) and will face either Dennis Novak or Raonic, whose match will be finished on Saturday. The seven-time champion came from a break down in the first set to get past Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 (2).

Next, the Swiss star faces French 22nd seed Adrian Mannarino for a place in the quarter-finals.

The status quo has been challenged like never before in the women's singles, with nine of the top 10 seeds crashing out before the Wimbledon last 16 for the first time in the Open area. Djokovic would be the bigger threat to Nadal since the Serbian is 26-25 versus the Spaniard, but the two have only played three times on grass, with the latest meeting coming in the 2011 Wimbledon final.

Serena Williams is yet again the favourite to win Wimbledon.

The 36-year-old American has progressed to the second week without dropping a set but her sister Venus became the eighth of the top 10 seeds to be knocked out of the championships.

"This is only my second serious tournament back", Williams, who is returning from a maternity leave, said. "I just feel like totally it's not really what you do in a practice with other guys", Federer said.

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Pliskova avoided the cull by beating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu 3-6 7-6 (7-3) 6-1 later in the afternoon.

Hsieh, the world number 48, battled back from 2-5 down in the final set and saved a match point when the Romanian served for the match at 5-3 in the decider.

Since tennis turned professional in 1968, this is the worst showing at Wimbledon by the women's seeds. She was allowed to play as the underwear was shorter than her dress.

The Canadian and his Austrian opponent were forced off by darkness in the third set on Friday night but Raonic, beaten by Andy Murray in the final in 2016, secured a quick break to take the third set before dominating the fourth to win 7-6 (7/5) 4-6 7-5 6-2.

"It was an unprofessional attitude from me today". Her sister, five-time champion Venus, lost Friday, while Petra Kvitova, Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza were eliminated earlier.

She is the fourth former women's champion to get knocked out, joining Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and last year's victor Garbine Muguruza. She plays Kiki Bertens first-up on No 2 Court, the victor advancing to the quarter-finals against either Julia Görges or Donna Vekic.