Wimbledon, Day 7: Winners and Losers

It's the day eight of the Wimbledon where all the men's and women's singles round of 16 matches are set to take place.

World number one Andy Murray made it to his tenth successive Wimbledon quarterfinal on Monday.   -  Getty Images

Nadal loses an epic to Muller

Rafael Nadal suffered fresh Wimbledon misery as the two-time champion crashed to a stunning 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 fourth round defeat against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller.

Just weeks after winning his 10th French Open title, Nadal was condemned to his fifth exit before the quarterfinals in his last five visits to Wimbledon.

Federer in quarterfinals

Roger Federer reached his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final and 15th at Wimbledon with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 win over Grigor Dimitrov.

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Federer will face either Canada's Milos Raonic, the sixth seed, or German 10th seed Alexander Zverev for a place in the semifinals.

Murray marches on

Defending champion Andy Murray reached a tenth successive Wimbledon quarterfinal on Monday with a 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-4 win over Benoit Paire of France.

Paire played many a crafty drop shot but a large number of unforced errors and a staggering 10 double faults took the game away from him.

The world No. 1 will face Sam Querrey of the United States for a place in the semifinals.

Berdych knocks out Thiem

Czech 11th seed Tomas Berdych downed eighth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-3, 6-7 (1/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

Berdych, the 2010 runner-up, will face either second-seeded three-time champion Novak Djokovic or French left-hander Adrian Mannarino for a place in the semifinals.

Querrey downs Anderson in five-set thriller

Twenty-fourth seed Sam Querrey beat Kevin Anderson 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-7 (13/11), 6-3 in a tense five-set thriller.

After making it through the fourth round for the second straight year, Querrey faces world number one Murray, the defending champion, in Wednesday's last eight

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Simona Halep celebrates at Wimbledon   -  Getty Images


 

Halep denies Azarenka comeback
Simona Halep denied new mum Victoria Azarenka of a comeback and sent her packing in a 7-6(3) 6-2 victory in the fourth round.

Playing in her second tournament after the birth of her son Leo in December, Azarenka made a series of unforced errors to give the match away to Halep.

Second seed Halep will now face Britain's Konta in the quarterfinal.

Konta keeps British hopes up
Johanna Konta became the first British woman in 33 years to make the Wimbledon quarter-final with a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 win over France's Caroline Garcia.

The sixth seed will Konta will face either Victoria Azarenka or second seeded Simona Halep for a place in the semi-finals.

Ostapenko on course for historic double

Jelena Ostapenko defeated Elina Svitolina 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) to reach her first ever Wimbledon quarterfinal. After becoming the first unseeded player to win a Grand Slam event (French Open 2017) in 84 years, the recently turned 20-year-old will be looking to continue her golden run at the Wimbledon.

Garbine Muguruza celebrates against Angelique Kerber   -  Getty Images

 

Muguruza dumps World No.1 Kerber

Garbine Muguruza came back from being a set down to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 against World number one Angelique Kerber in the round of 16 match.

With the loss, Kerber also loses the number one ranking and will be replaced at the top by by either Karolina Pliskova or Simona Halep.

Venus is the oldest quarter-finalist in 23 years

Venus Williams is through to the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon championships after defeating Croatia's Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2. The five-time champion will face Jelena Ostapenko for a place in the semfinal.

Venus Williams became the oldest quarterfinalist in 23 years   -  Getty Images

 

Kuznetsova reaches first Wimbledon quarterfinal since 2007

Svetlana Kuznetsova reached her first Wimbledon quarterfinal in ten years when she beat Pole Agnieszka Radwańska 6-2, 6-4 in their round of 16 match. The two-time Grand Slam winner will face 2016 French Open winner Garbine Muguruza in the next round.

Wozniacki crashes out
Former world number one, Caroline Wozniacki  crashed out of the Wimbledon with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 loss to Coco Vandeweghe on Monday.

Fifth seeded Wozniacki is yet to win a Grand Slam and has failed to make it to the quarters here in all her 11 attempts.

With the victory, Vandeweghe moved into her second Wimbledon quarter-final.