Caroline Wozniacki departs Wimbledon early once again

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USA player Serena Williams (R) shakes hands after winning against Bulgaria´s Viktoriya Tomova during their women´s singles second round match on the third day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club on July 4, 2018.

Thousands of spectators line up every year desperate to get their hands on tickets for the main show courts and a vast number of them are Federer fans.

There was a shock in the women's singles as second seed Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out after losing 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 to unseeded Ekaterina Makarova.

"What I know from knockout play throughout the course of my career is (that) you can't afford to come in lethargic", Federer explained.

"Yeah, I'm very happy on both ends, absolutely", Federer said.

It was a bitter defeat for the 27-year-old Dane, who was expected to challenge for the Wimbledon title after winning her maiden Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open in January.

The American has made short work of her first two opponents and, although she will not admit it, the steady trickle of seeds going out has made the prospect of an eighth title a genuine one, less than 10 months after giving birth to her daughter.

Federer will play Lukas Lacko in the second round.

"She was singing the "it's coming home" song constantly for two-and-a-half hours", said Keys.

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He will now face Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak, who surprised France's 16th seed Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 3-6, 6-2 today.

Lukáš Lacko was the victim at Centre Court on Tuesday, falling in three consecutive sets (6-4, 6-4, 6-1) as Federer breezed through him with an utterly imperious serve.

He said he "felt good" and "less nervous" than he did in his previous match, his first-round win over Dušan Lajović on Monday.

Karolina Pliskova avoided an early exit against two-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Victoria Azarenka. "Now I'm cheering for England".

"Unbelievable. Crazy, crazy! I can't describe it". It was jumping, screaming. I was scared to have my phone.

England meet Sweden in the quarter-finals on Saturday, a game that could potentially clash with Edmund's fourth-round match, should the British number one make it. "Everything. Beers, everything. It was great".

South Africa's Kevin Anderson wrapped up his rain-interrupted match against Andreas Seppi on Court Two winning 6-3 6-7 (5) 6-3 6-4. I can't even be mad at myself because I played up to the level that I can.

With Federer having an elegant answer to everything Lacko could throw at him, it was not until the 20-times Grand Slam champion walked off court that he was finally stumped.

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