Wimbledon Day 6

By Reuters
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July 3, 2021 Updated: July 3, 2021

LONDON—Highlights of day six of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Saturday:

Berettini Marches On

Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini made short work of Aljaz Bedene, beating the Slovenian 6-4 6-4 6-4 for his 100th Tour-level match victory. He also equalled his best Wimbledon performance by reaching the round of 16.

Among the women, Czech Karolina Muchova advanced with a 7-5 6-3 victory over French Open runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, while Ajla Tomljanovic beat Jelena Ostapenko 4-6 6-4 6-2 in an ill-tempered match.

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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain on July 2, 2021, Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in action during her third round match against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. (Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

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Wimbledon order of play on Saturday

Kerber Storms Back To Eliminate Sasnovich

Former champion Angelique Kerber found herself a set down against Aliaksandra Sasnovich but benefited from a rain delay, after which she came out all guns blazing to win 12 of the next 13 games to advance to the last-16 with a 2-6 6-0 6-1 victory.

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Germany’s Angelique Kerber in action during her first round match against Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic at Wimbledon 2021 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on London, UK, on June 29, 2021. (Paul Childs/Reuters)

Play Suspended Due To Rain

Organizers said there will be no play on all outside courts before 11:30 a.m. (GMT) due to rain.

Play Gets Underway

Play on the sixth day of Wimbledon began under cloudy skies, with the temperature hovering around 19 degrees Celsius (66.2°F).

American teenager Coco Gauff will look to move into the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time when she takes on Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan on Centre Court, while top seed Ash Barty is up against Czech Katerina Siniakova.

Eight-times champion Roger Federer, who will face Britain’s Cameron Norrie, is also in action, along with second seed Daniil Medvedev who will take on 2017 finalist Marin Cilic.

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