Federer into 17th Wimbledon quarter-final with 99th win at tournament

Roger Federer (Getty Images)
Roger Federer (Getty Images)

London - Roger Federer on Monday became the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final in 28 years when he booked his place in the Wimbledon last-eight for the 17th time.

Eight-time champion Federer breezed past Italy's Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 74 minutes to make sure of a spot in his 55th quarter-final at the Slams.

It was also his 99th win at the All England Club.

At 37, he is the oldest man to reach the last eight at the majors since 39-year-old Jimmy Connors at the 1991 US Open.

Federer, who hit 24 winners and just five unforced errors, will face either Japan's Kei Nishikori or Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan for a place in the semi-finals

Wimbledon results on Monday (x denotes seeding):

Men

Round 4

Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) bt Ugo Humbert (FRA) 6-3, 6-2, 6-3

David Goffin (BEL x21) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 7-6 (11/9), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Guido Pella (ARG x26) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x15) 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 8-6

Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x23) bt Benoit Paire (FRA x28) 6-3, 7-5, 6-

Sam Querrey (USA) bt Tennys Sandgren (USA) 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/5)

Rafael Nadal (ESP x3) bt Joao Sousa (POR) 6-2, 6-2, 6-2

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Roger Federer (SUI x2) bt Matteo Berrettini (ITA x17) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2

Women

Round 4

Alison Riske (USA) bt Ashleigh Barty (AUS x1) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

Serena Williams (USA x11) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x30) 6-2, 6-2

Barbora Strycova (CZE) bt Elise Mertens (BEL x21) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

Johanna Konta (GBR x19) bt Petra Kvitova (CZE x6) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Elina Svitolina (UKR x8) bt Petra Martic (CRO x24) 6-4, 6-2

Karolina Muchova (CZE) bt Karolína Pliskova (CZE x3) 4-6, 7-5, 13-11

Simona Halep (ROU x7) bt Cori Gauff (USA) 6-3, 6-3

Zhang Shuai (CHN) bt Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2

Wimbledon men's singles quarter-finals line up (x denotes seeded player):

Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) v David Goffin (BEL x21)

Guido Pella (ARG x26) v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x23)

Sam Querrey (USA) v Rafael Nadal (ESP x3)

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) v Roger Federer (SUI x2)

Wimbledon women's singles quarter-finals line up (x denotes seeded player):

Alison Riske (USA) v Serena Williams (USA x11)

Barbora Strycova (CZE) v Johanna Konta (GBR x19)  

Elina Svitolina (UKR x8) v Karolina Muchova (CZE)

Simona Halep (ROM x7) v Zhang Shuai (CHN)

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