Roger Federer continues flawless start at SW19 - Wimbledon 2018

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Federer defeated Mannarino 6-0 7-5 6-4 to reach the quarter-final of Wimbledon 2018.

The win for Nadal over his fellow left-hander handed him a 35th career Grand Slam quarter-final berth against Juan Martin del Potro, the fifth-seeded Argentine, or unseeded Gilles Simon of France.

The result extended Federer's run of consecutive sets won at Wimbledon to 32, two short of his career best from 2005/06, while he has not dropped serve at the championships since the semi-finals a year ago.

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams had to change her bra in a rain delay in 2017 as the pink straps were visible from her shoulders.

"It was great to win that first set so quickly", the eight-time champion said after booking a last-eight date with either South African eighth seed Kevin Anderson or resurgent Frenchman Gael Monfils.

67 - Consecutive service games won at Wimbledon by Federer, a streak that dates to last year's semifinals.

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Rafael Nadal cruised into the last 16 with a dominant 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Australian Alex de Minaur.

Nadal, Djokovic and Federerboast 49 grand slam singles titles between them and few would bet on that figure reaching 50 come next Sunday. His confidence appeared fully intact, though, as he saved the first with a forehand onto the line, the second with a 107mph second serve and the third with an ace.

Nadal, who has made the transition from clay to grass look easy, moved immaculately across the court with Vesely unable to cope with his ball striking as he nailed 37 winners while making 12 unforced errors in a one-sided match.

Had the Swiss not squandered four break points in the opening game of the second set, which lasted nearly as long as the entire opener, Federer would probably have not needed an hour and 45 minutes to get back into the locker room. But I really didn't come here to hold No. 1. Here he was playing around with Mannarino but the drop in pace allowed the 22nd seed to get a foothold in the match.

Leading 5-4 and two points away from taking the first set at 0-30 on Hsieh's serve, Cibulkova struck a backhand onto the baseline that was called out.

To his left? None other than Novak Djokovic.

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