Wimbledon 2018: Third seed Cilic beaten by Pella in second round

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Guido Pella of Argentina came from two sets down to stun third-seeded Marin Cilic at Wimbledon on Thursday (Friday NZ Time), beating last year's finalist 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-5 in the second round.

Madison Keys became the latest top-10 seed to bow out of Wimbledon after a dramatic defeat by world number 120 Evgeniya Rodina.

Rodina won nine games in a row to move a set and two breaks ahead before Keys recovered from 4-0 down in the second set to set up a decider.

Serena, seeded 25 this year after taking time away from the tour to give birth to her daughter, faces Kristina Mladenovic of France for a place in the last 16 later Friday.

The 38-year-old American, last year's runner-up, was the oldest women's singles entrant in 2018.

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Having made 18 unforced errors in each of the first two sets, Giorgi tightened up her game to make just eight in the third and advance to the last 16 at Wimbledon for the first time since 2012.

"I tried to hit the ball hard and fight for every ball and I think in the end that's why I won".

Defending champion Roger Federer continued his serene progress at a Wimbledon full of shocks with a straightforward victory over Jan-Lennard Struff.

Zverev had trailed two sets to one when his tie with Fritz was halted due to darkness on Thursday. She missed last year's tournament while pregnant.

Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation also reached the fourth round, following up her victory over second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over former semifinalist Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic.

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Meanwhile in the doubles, South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus advanced to the second round when they defeated Australia duo Lleyton Hewitt and Alex Bolt 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams could not pull off a third consecutive comeback, instead joining the parade of top-10 seeds on the way out of the Grand Slam tournament.

Her sister Serena Williams is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test so far this week.

His early exit opens up Federer's path to the final even more, with No 8 Kevin Anderson the highest-seeded player left in the Swiss star's half of the draw after No 6 Grigor Dimitrov lost in the first round.

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