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Wimbledon highlights day seven: Nadal stunned, top seed Kerber ousted by Muguruza

  • Published at 09:44 am July 11th, 2017
Wimbledon highlights day seven: Nadal stunned, top seed Kerber ousted by Muguruza
MULLER STUNS NADAL IN FIVE-SET THRILLER - Luxembourg's Gilles Muller dashed fourth seed Rafael Nadal's hope of a third Wimbledon crown, beating the Spaniard 6-3 6-4 3-6 4-6 15-13 in a seesaw battle that lasted four hours and 47 minutes. - Muller will meet seventh seed Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals. RAONIC SEES OFF ALEXANDER ZVEREV IN FIVE SETS - Canadian Milos Raonic, the sixth seed, beat Germany's Alexander Zverev 4-6 7-5 4-6 7-5 6-1 and will face Roger Federer in the quarter-finals. CLASSY FEDERER SKIPS PAST DIMITROV - Federer, the third seed, beat Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4 6-2 6-4 in just over an hour and a half. BERDYCH DUMPS OUT THIEM IN FIVE-SET EPIC - Czech Tomas Berdych, the men's 11th seed, beat eighth-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-7 (1) 6-3 3-6 6-3 in a match lasting just under three hours. - Berdych will meet Frenchman Adrian Mannarino or second seed Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals. QUERREY PREVAILS IN BATTLE OF BIG SERVERS - American Sam Querrey beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson 5-7 7-6 (5) 6-3 6-7(11) 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals, where he will face world number one Andy Murray of Britain. MURRAY MARCHES ON WITH STRAIGHT SETS WIN - Murray beat Frenchman Benoit Paire 7-6 (1) 6-4 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals. AZARENKA UNDONE BY RUTHLESS HALEP - New mum Victoria Azarenka's run at Wimbledon was halted by second seed Simona Halep of Romania, who beat the Belarusian 7-6 (3) 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals. - Halep will face Britain's Johanna Konta next. CILIC CRUISES INTO QUARTERS AFTER DOWNING BAUTISTA-AGUT - Men's seventh seed Cilic of Croatia beat Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 6-2 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals. KONTA SURVIVES GARCIA SCARE TO REACH QUARTERS - Sixth-seeded Konta survived a fightback from France's Caroline Garcia to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time with a 7-6 (3) 4-6 6-4 victory. - Konta is the first British woman to reach the last eight at Wimbledon since Jo Durie in 1984. VANDEWEGHE INTO QUARTERS AFTER UPSETTING WOZNIACKI - American Coco Vandeweghe, seeded 24th, beat fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-6 (4) 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals. - Vandeweghe will face Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova next. VENUS MAKES SHORT WORK OF KONJUH - American Venus Williams, the women's 10th seed, beat Croat Ana Konjuh 6-3 6-2 on Centre Court in a match lasting a shade over an hour. - Williams, who at 37 is the oldest woman to reach the quarter-finals since Martina Navratilova in 1994, faces hard-hitting Latvian Jelena Ostapenko next. MUGURUZA INTO QUARTERS AFTER EPIC CLASH WITH KERBER - Spain's Garbine Muguruza beat top-seeded German Angelique Kerber 4-6 6-4 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals after an enthralling battle that lasted for two hours and 20 minutes. - Muguruza faces Russian seventh seed Svetlana Kuznetsova next. RYBARIKOVA BATTLES PAST MARTIC AND INTO QUARTERS - Slovakia's Rybarikova beat Croat qualifier Petra Martic 6-4 2-6 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals. OSTAPENKO INTO QUARTERS FOR FIRST TIME - French Open champion Ostapenko beat Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, the women's fourth seed, 6-3 7-6 (6) to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon for the first time. KUZNETSOVA INTO QUARTERS AFTER OUSTING RADWANSKA - Kuznetsova, the women's seventh seed, beat Polish ninth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-4 to book her place in the quarter-finals.