World number 2 and defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer is still the player to beat at the most prestigious tennis event, reaching the fourth round for the 16th time (16-0 in the third round matches) after a commanding 6-3 7-5 6-3 win over Jan-Lennard Struff in just an hour and 34 minutes. She sat out Wimbledon a year ago while pregnant.
On her first chance, Pliskova won the set after a netted return, leveling the match.
Serena Williams, the seven-time Wimbledon victor, is seeded 25th after her tentative return from the birth of her first child.
Serena will play world number 120 Rodina if she advances to the fourth round.
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The 36-year-old American now can not meet a top 32 player until the semi-finals after the scattering of the seeds this week.
Her sister Serena Williams is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test so far this week.
"It's a wonderful feeling walking out there, I take every match one at a time, I try to put on a good match, try hard every time, and will never underestimate anybody - that keeps me in check". "So it will be great to play against her".
Monfils is another fourth round debutant after he knocked out last year's semi-finalist Sam Querrey 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2. She then broke back to level the third set at 4-4, but Rodina immediately earned another break and served out the victory. After the double fault in the first set, Mladenovic appeared to lose her confidence.
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The next race will be held at Silverstone on July 8, 2018. 'Everyone in the team will feel a nervousness. I hope it is not a title decider, but I can't predict what is happening going forward.
Rodina, through to the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time, was 0-15 against top-20 ranked opponents before Friday's win. I thought I did very well today.
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.
The big Argentine, in the same half of the draw as Nadal, was dominant throughout against the 36-year-old at his 66th consecutive grand slam tournament.
Makarova, who has reached the round of 16 at the All England Club for the third time, will next face Italy's Camila Giorgi, who advanced after saving a match point while beating Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2.
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