Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks

Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks

Wimbledon: Alexander Zverev and Simona Halep fall on another day of shocks

Hsieh said the key to beating Halep was to ease off the nerves and force the French Open champion to adapt to her unorthodox double-handed way of playing.

Halep battled with her own game as well as the crafty spins and tactics of her 48th-ranked opponent but still looked like emerging as the victor when she led 5-2 in the third set.

With nine of the top 10 women's seeds eliminated already, Hsieh has a chance to go deep into the tournament. I was fighting till the end for every ball.

Halep was taken to three sets and vanquished by the unseeded Su-Wei Hsieh 3-6 6-4 7-5.

Kasatkina, the number 14 who reached the French Open quarter-finals, won a tighter battle between seeds when she overcame Australian Ashleigh Barty (17) 7-5 6-3 for her best performance so far at Wimbledon.

An emphatic hold pulled the No.1 player from Chinese Taipei level in the set, and that kicked off a run of three straight to her side of the scoreboard to send the match to a final set.

"This year I have tried to enjoy more, not just tennis but life, food, strawberries and cream, lobster".

"I was leading the match, I was up, and I couldn't finish it".

German fourth seed Alexander Zverev and women's world number one Simona Halep wilted in 33-degree heat and crashed out of Wimbledon in the third round on Saturday.

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The Taiwanese-Chinese duo saved two of four break points and converted six of 11, winning 60 of the 105 points contested to set up a second-round match against Christina McHale of the USA and Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. I think because I was exhausted, because I'm exhausted, I couldn't stay focused on every ball.

"On court, I just try to feel free". They followed along on cell phones as England beat Sweden 2-0 in the World Cup quarterfinals in Russian Federation - the All England Club did not put that other sport on any of the video screens - and used umbrellas, fans and lotion to deal with heat that reached 90 degrees.

Fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro advanced with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory over Frenchman Benoit Paire. At Roland Garros last month, though, the 26-year-old finally went one better and earned her first Slam.

"She deserved to win", added the Romanian.

She said: "One is enough".

The Belgian, ranked number 47 in the world, knocked out defending champion Garbine Muguruza in round two.

“I mean, Im not surprised anymore, ” said 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko, a 6-0, 6-4 victor against Vitalia Diatchenko, who eliminated five-time major champion Maria Sharapova in the first round.

Dominika Cibulkova, who was edged out of the seedings to accommodate new mum Serena Williams, continued her impressive progress by defeating 15th seed Elise Mertens 6-2 6-2 Latvia's 12th seed Jelena Ostapenko and 2017 French Open champion needed just 62 minutes to put away Russia's Vitalia Diatchenko in a 6-0 6-4 victory.

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