Wimbledon Glance: Wimbledon takes day off for middle Sunday

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after beating Lucas Pouile of France in a Men’s singles match during day six of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon:

LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY

There is no play on the middle Sunday at Wimbledon. Play will resume Monday with all men’s and women’s fourth-round matches.

The men’s match-ups are: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Ugo Humbert; No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 17 Matteo Berrettini; No. 3 Rafael Nadal vs. Joao Sousa; No. 8 Kei Nishikori vs. Mikhail Kukushkin; No. 15 Milos Raonic vs. No. 26 Guido Pella; No. 21 David Goffin vs. Fernando Verdasco; No. 23 Roberto Bautista Agut vs. No. 28 Benoit Paire; Sam Querrey vs. Tennys Sandgren.

The women’s match-ups are: No. 1 Ash Barty vs. Alison Riske; No. 3 Karolina Pliskova vs. Karolina Muchova; No. 6 Petra Kvitova vs. No. 19 Johanna Konta; No. 7 Simona Halep vs. Coco Gauff; No. 8 Elina Svitolina vs. No. 24 Petra Martic; No. 11 Serena Williams vs. No. 30 Carla Suarez Navarro; No. 21 Elise Mertens vs. Barbora Strycova; Zhang Shuai vs. Dayana Yastremska.

MONDAY’S FORECAST

Partly cloudy. High of 71 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius).

SATURDAY’S WEATHER

Partly cloudy. High of 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius).

SATURDAY’S KEY RESULTS

Men’s third round: No. 2 Roger Federer beat No. 27 Lucas Pouille 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4); No. 3 Rafael Nadal beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2; No. 8 Kei Nishikori beat Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-3, 6-2; Tennys Sandgren beat No. 12 Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-6 (12), 6-3.

Women’s third round: No. 1 Ash Barty beat Harriet Dart 6-1, 6-1; Barbora Strycova beat No. 4 Kiki Bertens 7-5, 6-1; No. 6 Petra Kvitova beat Magda Linette 6-3, 6-2; No. 11 Serena Williams beat No. 18 Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4.

Mixed doubles first round: Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi 6-4, 6-1.

STAT OF THE DAY

17 – The number of times Roger Federer has reached the fourth round at Wimbledon, eclipsing Jimmy Connors’ previous record of 16.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We’re both the younger sibling, so we’re used to being bossed by our older brother and sister.” – Andy Murray on whether he or Serena Williams is the boss in their mixed doubles team.

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