Wimbledon, Day 5: Winners and Losers

Results from Day 5 at the Wimbledon Championships where Murray and Nadal will be in action.

Rafael Nadal plays a forehand shot in his third round match against Karen Khachanov.   -  AP

Bad light forces end to Tsonga-Querrey

The match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Sam Querrey was suspended in the fifth set with the former reluctant to take serve due to bad light. Both the players will come back tomorrow to resume with the score at 2-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 5-6.

Murray downs Fognini

World number one Andy Murray showed his supreme form in his 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 win over Italy's Fabio Fognini in their third round encounter.

Venus beats Osaka

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Willliams beats Japan's Naomi Osaka 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 in the third round. Venus, at 37, becomes the oldest woman to reach the fourth round of the tournament since 1994.

Nadal decimates Khachanov
French Open champion Rafael Nadal looked completely in control as he swept past Russian Karen Khachanov in their third round encounter. Nadal won 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 to qualify for the last 16, where he will face 16th seeded Gilles Muller.

Cilic to face Agut
Former US Open champion, Marin Cilic moved into the last 16 with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 win against 26th seeded American Steve Johnson.

The Croatian will look to seal his spot, in what would be his fourth successive Wimbledon quarterfinal, when he faces Bautista Agut in the fourth round.

Roberto Bautista Augut celebrates a point against Japan's Kei Nishikori.   -  Getty Images

 

Bautista Agut ousts Nishikori
Kei Nishikori suffered fresh Wimbledon misery as the Japanese star crashed to a shock third round exit against Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday.

Former US Open finalist Nishikori had hoped to finally advance past the fourth round at Wimbledon this year. But the World No. 9 didn't even reach the last 16 as he was over-powered 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-3 by the Spanish 18th seed. Bautista Agut will play Marin Cilic or Steve Johnson for a place in the quarterfinals.

Gilles Muller downed Britain's Bedene on Thursday   -  Getty Images

 

Muller dumps home favourite Bedene
Gilles Muller, the 16th seed, beat Britain's Aljaz Bedene 7-6(4) 7-5 6-4 to reach the fourth round for the first time in 10 appearances at Wimbledon.


Halep fights through
Second seed Simona Halep brought her A game to defeat China's Peng Shuai 6-4 7-6(7) on Friday.

The Romanian will face Victoria Azarenka in the last 16 and will give it everything she's got as she has the chance to clinch the No.1 spot if she reaches the semifinals at Wimbledon.

Ostapenko to face Svitolina
French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko needed only an hour and 20 minutes to see off Italian Camila Giorgi 7-5 7-5 in the third round. The 20-year-old will face fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina in the next round.

Konta's best Wimbledon run

British hope Johanna Konta is into her first ever Wimbledon fourth round after her easy 6-4, 6-1 win against lower ranked Maria Sakkari. She will face Caroline Garcia of France in the next round, who also reached her first ever Wimbledon fourth round.

Garcia into Round four
France's Caroline Garcia, the 21st seed, reached the fourth round of the championships for the first time, defeating American Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-3.

Determined Azarenka defeats Watson
Former World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka rallied to beat British wildcard Heather Watson 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Centre Court.