Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal moved into the fourth round at Wimbledon 2017 with contrasting wins in the men’s singles category. In the women’s singles, Victoria Azarenka and Simona Halep also entered the next round with wins. For India, men’s doubles campaign ended after loss suffered by Divij and Purav. Earlier, Rohan Bopanna also lost.
Wimbledon 2017, Day 5: As it happened
0125 hrs IST: Four sets but Andy Murray is through to the next round! Fabio Fognini gave a tough fight but Murray wins 6-2 4-6 6-1 7-5
2355 hrs IST: Not that easy for Murray! Fognini ties the match at one set all after winning the second set 6-4
2325 hrs IST: Andy Murray gets going! He takes the first set 6-2 against Fabio Fognini. Querrey and Tsonga are tied one set all
2300 hrs IST: Venus Williams, the only player left who has won a Wimbledon before, moves into the next round with a 7-6 6-4 win over Osaka
2225 hrs IST: Sam Querrey of the USA and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga are taking on each other. On the women’s singles side, Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka are tied 6-6 in first set
2215 hrs IST: Rafael Nadal moves into fourth round at Wimbledon after a 6-1 6-4 7-6 win over Khachanov. He yet to drop a set in Wimbledon 2017
2145 hrs IST: Jo Konta keeps the British hopes alive. She beats Sikkari 7-5 6-1 to move into the next round!
2110 hrs IST: Rafael Nadal is just a set away from moving into the fourth round of Wimbledon. He takes the second set 6-4 against Khachanova
2040 hrs IST: Simona Halep beats a Peng Shuai 6-4, 7-6(7) and is into round of 16. She will take on Victoria Azarenka.
2025 hrs IST: That is too easy for Nadal. He takes the first set against Khachanov 6-1 in no time.
2017 hrs IST: Ana Konjuh has done it! She beats eighth seed Cibulkova 7-6 3-6 6-4 to enter fourth round
2000 hrs IST: Rafa time at Wimbledon! The Spaniard is taking on Khachanov from Russia. In women’s singles, Konta takes court against Sakkari
1940 hrs IST: Victoria Azarenka moves on! It took some time but she beats Heather Watson 3-6, 6-1 6-4 to advance to Round 4
1859 hrs IST: Indian pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan lost their first set 6-3.
1854 hrs IST: Nishikori has kept the game going as he beat his opponent 6-3 in the third set.
1850 hrs IST: Azarenka came back to life in the second set to beat Watson 6-1. Meanwhile, Halep has begun her third round match against China’s Peng Shuai on Court No. 2.
1817 hrs IST: On Court 6, Indian players Purav Raja and Divij Sharan have started their doubles match against South African Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram of America. On Court 17, Rohan Bopanna with his doubles partner Roger Vassellin are playing their second round match against British pair Neal Skupski and Ken Skupski.
1809 hrs IST: Nishikori falls further, losing the second set as well. Bautista Agut is two sets too good as he beats Nishikori 6-7 (3-7) in the second set. Meanwhile, Heather Watson takes on the centre court, winning the first set against Azarenka 6-3.
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1738 hrs IST: It is another sunny day in London. Spotted in the royal box is football legend David Beckham.
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1717 hrs IST: There is some stunning tennis being played on Court Three. Bautista Agut holds Nishikori 3-3 in the second set.
1617 hrs IST: Nishikori loses the first set 6-4. Muller also maintains his dominance 5-4 on the other court.
1617 hrs IST: Nishikori is lagging behind as his opponent leads the set 4-3. In Court No. 2 Bedene is lagging behind Muller 2-3.
1604 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Day 5 of Wimbledon. Kei Nishikori takes on No.18 seed Roberto Bautista Agut on No.3 Court.