Wimbledon

Nadal eases into Wimbledon third round

2017-07-05 22:29
Rafael Nadal (AFP)

London - Two-time champion Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 win over Donald Young of the United States.

Fourth seed Nadal will face Russian 30th seed Karen Khachanov for a place in the last-16.

"I played a solid match, serving well," the Spaniard said after his victory on Centre Court.

"I'm happy now, it's great to be back in the third round without losing a set.

"I'm just trying to go day by day.

"I take it easy now, just trying to enjoy every moment. I'm having a great season," said Nadal, who won a historic 10th French Open last month on the Paris clay.

"Every match that I win means a lot to me."

Wimbledon results on Wednesday, the third day of the 2017 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeding):

Men

Second round

Andy Murray (GBR x1) bt Dustin Brown (GER) 6-3, 6-2, 6-2

Fabio Fognini (ITA) bt Jirí Veselý (CZE) 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 6-2

Benoît Paire (FRA) bt Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) 7-6 (7/4), 6-1, 6-4

Jerzy Janowicz (POL) bt Lucas Pouille (FRA x14) 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 6-1

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x12) bt Simone Bolelli (ITA) 6-1, 7-5, 6-2

Sam Querrey (USA x24) bt Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Kevin Anderson (RSA) bt Andreas Seppi (ITA) 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3

Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) bt Daniil Medvedev (RUS) 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3

Rafael Nadal (ESP x4) bt Donald Young (USA) 6-4, 6-2, 7-5

Karen Khachanov (RUS x30) bt Thiago Monteiro (BRA) 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/3), 7-5

Aljaz Bedene (GBR) bt Damir Džumhur (BIH) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Gilles Muller (LUX x16) bt Lukáš Rosol (CZE) 7-5, 6-7 (7/9), 4-6, 6-3, 9-7

Kei Nishikori (JPN x9) bt Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 6-1, 7-6 (8/6)

Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x18) bt Peter Gojowczyk (GER) 6-2, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Steve Johnson (USA x26) bt Radu Albot (MDA) 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Marin Cilic (CRO x7) bt Florian Mayer (GER) 7-6 (7/2), 6-4, 7-5

First round

Paolo Lorenzi (ITA x32) bt Horacio Zeballos (ARG) 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 7-6 (10/8), 7-5

Women

Second round

Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x8) bt Jennifer Brady (USA) 6-4, 6-4

Ana Konjuh (CRO x27) bt Irina Begu (ROM) 7-6 (7/3), 2-6, 6-3

Naomi Osaka (JPN) bt Barbora Strýcová (CZE x22) 6-1, 0-6, 6-4

Venus Williams (USA x10) bt Qiang Wang (CHN) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT x13) bt Françoise Abanda (CAN) 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3

Camila Giorgi (ITA) bt Madison Keys (USA x17) 6-4, 6-7 (10/12), 6-1

Carina Witthoeft (GER) bt Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 6-3

Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) bt Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 6-3, 6-0

Johanna Konta (GBR x6) bt Donna Vekic (CRO) 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 10-8

Maria Sakkari (GRE) bt Kristýna Plíšková (CZE) 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-4

Caroline Garcia (FRA x21) bt Ana Bogdan (ROM) 6-4, 6-3

Madison Brengle (USA) bt Petra Kvitova (CZE x11) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2

Victoria Azarenka (BLR) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS x15) 6-3, 6-3

Heather Watson (GBR) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x18) 6-0, 6-4

Peng Shuai (CHN) bt Carla Suárez (ESP x25) 6-2, 6-2

Simona Halep (ROM x2) bt Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) 7-5, 6-3

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