Defending champion Roger Federer into Wimbledon last 16

Roger Federer took his consecutive sets won at Wimbledon to 29 in what was his 200th career grass court match.

Published: 07th July 2018 12:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2018 12:46 AM   |  A+A-

Roger Federer returns the ball to Jan-Lennard Struff during their men's singles match, on the fifth day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. | AP

By AFP

LONDON: Defending champion Roger Federer eased into the Wimbledon fourth round on Friday with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 win over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff.

Federer took his consecutive sets won at Wimbledon to 29 in what was his 200th career grass court match.

The eight-time champion will face French 22nd seed Adrian Mannarino on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals.



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