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In 46 years, Federer becomes the oldest player to reach the third round at Wimbledon

In 46 years, Federer becomes the oldest player to reach the third round at Wimbledon

The sixth-seeded Roger Federer earned a place in the third round of Wimbledon 2021 on Thursday. In straight sets, he defeated France’s Richard Gasquet 7-6 (7/1), 6-1, 6-4. It is the first time in 46 years that a 39-year-old Swiss tennis star has reached the third round of Wimbledon. He will next face British 29th seed Cameron Norrie for the first time at tour-level on Saturday.

  • Wimbledon veteran Roger Federer became the oldest man in 46 years to reach the tournament’s third round.
  • Federer won all of his service games and extended his winning streak against Frenchman Richard Gasquet to 11 matches, 7-6 (1), 6-1, 6-4.
  • Nick Kyrgios hails Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal as “gods” Australian crowd-pleaser insists tennis needs his devil-may-care non-conformity.
  • The 26-year-old reached the Wimbledon third round by brushing aside Italy’s Gianluca Mager.
  • He will play Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime in the quarter-finals on Thursday.
  • He has so far bought him six tour titles and almost $9 million in prize money.
  • Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Naomi Osaka, and Ashleigh Barty are on the entry lists for the Tokyo Olympics.
  • Seven of the Top 10 players in both the WTA and ATP rankings currently are on Thursday’s lists.
  • The stars who are missing are Simona Halep, Serena Williams, and Sofia Kenin.
  • Two-time defending singles champion Andy Murray has been granted a special exemption because he has the most Olympic and Grand Slam titles.
  • Roger Federer says he likes to see the underdog come out on top.
  • The 20-time major winner beat Richard Gasquet in straight sets on Thursday.
  • Federer will play Cameron Norrie in the third round at Wimbledon.
  • The 39-year-old believes that some fans automatically are on his side because he is well-known throughout the world.
  • But he would not mind if fans take his opponent’s side in a close match.
  • He says he is a little bit the same.
  • Roger Federer received a walkover after a hard-fought match against French player Adrian Mannarino in the first round of Wimbledon 2021.
  • After being asked the question multiple times, he said, “Good reminder, my English is not very good.”
  • Harsh Mariwala, founder and Chairman of Marico, a Fortune India 500 company, highlighted this moment of humility in Federer’s career.
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