Wimbledon

Anderson into Round 3

2014-06-25 15:11
Kevin Anderson (AFP)
Cape Town - South Africa's No 1 tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has progressed to the third round at Wimbledon with a comfortable 7/6 (7/0), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over France's Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

Anderson will face 16th-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini for a spot in the fourth round.

Wimbledon results on Wednesday, the third day of the 2014 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Second round
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) bt Ernests Gulbis (LAT x12) 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) bt Marinko Matosevic (AUS) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (11/9), 4-6, 7-5
Andy Murray (GBR x3) bt Blaz Rola (SLO) 6-1, 6-1, 6-0
Kevin Anderson (RSA x20) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 7-6 (7/0), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Fabio Fognini (ITA x16) bt Tim Petz (GER) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x11) bt Luke Saville (AUS) 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
Aleksandr Dolgopolov (UKR x21) bt Benjamin Becker (GER) 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/0), 6-3, 6-4

Women

Second round
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS x22) bt Misaki Doi (JPN) 7-5, 6-4
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x4) bt Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 6-4, 6-0
Petra Kvitova (CZE x6) bt Mona Barthel (GER) 6-2, 6-0
Venus Williams (USA x30) bt Kurumi Nara (JPN) 7-6 (7/4), 6-1
Barbora Zhlavov Strcov (CZE) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS x32) 6-4, 6-2
Li Na (CHN x2) bt Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 6-2, 6-2

First round
Vera Zvonareva (RUS) bt Tara Moore (GBR) 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 9-7
Zarina Diyas (KAZ) bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4

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