Roger Federer wins and takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon

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It is a doctrine he feels the country's football team should follow. "You just think it's going to happen by itself, just because you play one good match the day before". He converted 5 break points and won 93% of his first service points.

The Swiss kickstarted an astonishing grand slam career with victory in 2003 at the All England Club, where he has since won another seven crowns.

Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens is also through with a 6-4, 6-0 result against Russian Anna Blinkova, but Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska is out following a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Czech Lucie Safarova.

Karolina Pliskova advanced to the third round of Wimbledon for the first time with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Victoria Azarenka. "He makes it look easy, he has so many options, so as he gets older maybe if he loses half a step, it doesn't change how he plays".

The 36-year-old Swiss, chasing a ninth title at the All England Club, extended his winning streak to 29 sets in a row.

In-form Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu hardly broke sweat as she dismissed Briton Katie Swan 6-0 6-3 in one hour 14 minutes to book her place in the third round.

Lacko, who is now ranked 73rd in the world, started brightly, holding off Federer on his own serve before the Swiss upped the ante to just about reach second gear to see him off in exactly one hour and 30 minutes.

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Federer's serve has been on fire since his opening week in the grass in Stuttgart. "There's no doubt about that", said the defending eight-time champion. "From my end I'm very happy".

"I do try to maximise my time with him", two-time major victor Azarenka said.

"Providing you're adhering to the specifications in terms of the all-white rule and the amount of measurement in terms of branding, then that's fine", Desmond said. "From a commercial perspective, that's his business".

Venus, at 38 the oldest woman in the tournament, often has dealt with that same phenomenon. Murray won the mixed doubles with Martina Hingis past year and will be looking to defend his title.

Day 3 at Wimbledon was prematurely ended by rain.

Frenchman Gael Monfils reached the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time in 10 appearances, beating last year's semi-finalist Sam Querrey 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2.

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Roger Federer and Serena Williams were both set to play on Centre Court later.

Meanwhile, a host of top names have fallen by the Wimbledon wayside but Serena and Venus Williams, with 12 titles behind them, moved ominously into round three. Lukas Lacko was left with no chance.

Argentina's Guido Pella believes his country can not win another major trophy in his lifetime, adding that the success of five-times world champions Brazil had only added to his gloom. Maria Sharapova was also an upset victim as she lost to 132nd-ranked Vitalia Diatchenko, who needed treatment on her back on three occasions during their match.

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