Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal Reach Third Round of Men’s Singles

London: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have advanced to the third round of Men’s singles in Wimbledon on Thursday.

Eight-time Wimbledon champion Federer beat British wild card Jay Clarke 6-1, 7-6, 6-2, while two-time champion Nadal defeated  Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6 ,7-6, 7-6.

World number one Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson also reached the third round.

In women’s singles, Coco Gauff’s journey continues with a second-round victory over Magdalena Rybarikova.

The 15-year-old American needed just one hour nine minutes to beat her Slovakian opponent 6-3, 6-3.
Gauff, who beat five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Monday, will play Slovenia’s Polona Hercog next.

Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Ashleigh Barty, Petra Kvitova and Sloane Stephens also advanced to the third round.

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