Wimbledon -- Men's third-round matches

Rafael Nadal

Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the Wimbledon last 16 without dropping a set after a 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over German Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday.

In one video, Williams appears to be applying makeup as Alexis plays with her makeup case and grabs different items stuffing them in her mouth.

Serena Williams and seventh-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova both won on Friday to avoid this year's surprising cull of favourites.

Pella, a clay-court specialist who until Thursday had never reached the third round of a Grand Slam and until this week had yet to win a match here, claimed the biggest scalp of the day as the 28 year-old overturned a two-set deficit in breath-taking fashion, finally converting a fourth match point in the fifth.

For the first time in the Open era, fewer than four top 10 seeds have made the Wimbledon fourth round.

The second-seeded Nadal hadn't played a match since claiming his 11th French Open title last month, but showed little sign of rust as he cruised to victory.

The 36-year-old American will face another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S. I thought I did very well today.

Belgium players raring to go after England rest - Martinez
On the other hand, it was fair-play points which took Japan to the knockout stage. Relieved Belgium manager Roberto Martinez saluted his side's resolve.

The 36-year-old American now can not meet a top 32 player until the semi-finals after the scattering of the seeds this week.

The seven-time champion came from a break down in the first set to get past Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 (2).

"Serena is my idol", Rodina said.

Fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova beat Lucie Safarova 4-6 6-4 6-1 and will now face Camila Giorgi in the fourth round after the Italian prevailed over Katerina Siniakova3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-2. "So it will be great to play against her". She then broke back to level the third set at 4-4, but Rodina immediately earned another break and served out the victory.

Second seed Nadal beat Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4 6-3 6-4 in two hours 23 minutes to advance. I always expect to come out and do the best I can do and that's all I can hope for'.

"I felt much more confident in my game, I served better and I felt so pumped", said Pella, who reached the third round of a major for the first time.

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