Wimbledon: Roger Federer, Serena Williams aim to maintain flawless progress

Jul 09, 2018, 10:19 IST | AFP

Federer has been in imperious mood in pursuit of his ninth Wimbledon crown, while Williams is rounding into form just as the seven-time champion's rivals have collapsed all around her

Wimbledon: Roger Federer, Serena Williams aim to maintain flawless progress
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates beating Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 in their men's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2018. (right) US player Serena Williams celebrates after beating France's Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 in their women's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2018. Pic/AFP

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament's giant-killing carnage today.

Federer has been in imperious mood in pursuit of his ninth Wimbledon crown, while Williams is rounding into form just as the seven-time champion's rivals have collapsed all around her. 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.

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