Male top seeds win at Wimbledon, Cilic out

Nick Kyrgios

Australian 17th seed Ashleigh Barty reached the third round for the first time with a 6-4, 7-5 win over fellow former Wimbledon junior champion Eugenie Bouchard.

But the 21-year-old raced away with the last two sets in Friday's bright sunshine.

Madison Keys became the latest top-10 seed to bow out of Wimbledon after a dramatic defeat by world number 120 Evgeniya Rodina.

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams could not pull off a third consecutive comeback, instead joining the parade of top-10 seeds on the way out of the Grand Slam tournament.

Federer won the opening two sets with a single break in each and he seized two in set number three to book his place in the last 32 in style.

Serena Williams, the seven-time Wimbledon victor, is seeded 25th after her tentative return from the birth of her first child.

There were a few scary moments in the early going, with Williams at one point down 5-3 in the first set and Mladenovic getting the better of her.

The Croat was stunned 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 by Argentina's world No.82 Guido Pella in three hours 12 minutes.

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Keys lost nine games on the trot from 5-2 up in the first set to 0-4 down in the second.

Isner faced two match points against Bemelmans at 5-4 in the fifth set but held and then broke in the next game.

Rodina, through to the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time, was 0-15 against top-20 ranked opponents before Friday's win.

Keys admitted she was thinking ahead to facing Serena Williams while battling Rodina when she was leading in the first set. "I am a little surprised that I won, I was a little bit lucky today".

Unseeded American Taylor Fritz also unexpectedly took a 2-1 lead over world No. 4 and tournament fourth seed Alexander Zverev before their second round match suspended by darkness.

He is on a great run at Wimbledon since the start of 2017, winning 29 consecutive sets here which is his second longest streak after 2005-2006 when he rattled off 34.

Makarova, who has reached the round of 16 at the All England Club for the third time, will next face Italy's Camila Giorgi, who advanced after saving a match point while beating Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

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