Wimbledon 2018 -- Roger Federer cruises into quarterfinals

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Defending champion Federer will be playing in his 16th Wimbledon quarter-final and 53rd at all Grand Slams.

Federer has now won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon as he set up a last eight encounter with either number eight seed Kevin Anderson or Gael Monfils.

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"I'm a big player, big serve". Facing Roger again [would] be something fantastic. Anderson's wife blocked me on Twitter when I asked her how much Kevin was paying for the tennis lesson after one of those beatdowns. "That's the point. It's about being smart, no?"

Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals for the 10th time with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win over Russia's Karen Khachanov.

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Anderson added that Federer, who won his first Wimbledon title in 2003, is the ideal role model for the sport - and for those players in the chasing pack.

Isner rode his big serve to advance over the Greek teenager 6-4, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (4). The 27-year-old Canadian, runner-up to Andy Murray in 2016, triumphed 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2. His only other quarterfinals appearance was at the 2011 US Open.

So it's no wonder that Tsisipas, now 19 and one of the game's emerging stars, made a point of rewatching Federer's 2001 match against Sampras last week, the night before making his debut in Wimbledon's main draw.

He'd never even been past the third round at the grass-court Grand Slam until this year. That it happened to be in straights, it helps me for the season and to save energy for the rest of the tournament.

Anderson is yet to win a set in four previous meetings with the Swiss maestro but in the three years since they last met he has developed his all-round game to such an extent that he reached last year's U.S. Open final, losing to Rafael Nadal.

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Julia Goerges advanced to her first Wimbledon semifinal with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens.

He eventually finished off world number 53 Simon in the match's third tiebreak to move into his second Wimbledon quarter-final where twice champion Nadal is waiting.

Tendulkar has confessed on many occasions that he is a fan of Federer and is a regular at the All England Club when The Championships are held.

Djokovic, victor of three singles titles at the All England Club, will next meet Japan's 24th seed Kei Nishikori.

When they came back out on Tuesday, Del Potro completed a 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 7-6 (7-5) victory on Court Two, but only after sealing the win with his fifth match point.

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Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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