Nadal heads into the third round

Rafael Nadal

Australian 17th seed Ashleigh Barty reached the third round for the first time with a 6-4, 7-5 win over fellow former Wimbledon junior champion Eugenie Bouchard.

She faces another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S.

That match was also suspended on Wednesday (Thursday NZT) with Wawrinka leading 6-5 in the third set, but Fabbiano wrapped up the victory quickly to equal his best Grand Slam result by reaching the third round.

Serena, seeded 25 this year after taking time away from the tour to give birth to her daughter, faces Kristina Mladenovic of France for a place in the last 16 later Friday.

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.

In a match full of big swings, Keys led 5-2 in the first set before Rodina won the next nine games to go 4-0 up in the second. I thought I did very well today.

The 33-year-old Sela, who in 2009 achieved his career high ranking, 29, could only survive halfway into each set before losing his serve and eventually being knocked out of the 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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Of the players seeded in the top 10 ahead of the tournament, only world number one Simona Halep, seventh seed Karolina Pliskova and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, seeded ninth, are left in the draw after just five days.

Serena, who is seeded 25th, had 13 aces en route to her 89th career match at Wimbledon, which ties her older sister for third at the All England Club in the Open Era.

However, the dominant way he played in his 6-3 7-5 7-5 victory over German Philipp Kohlschreiber suggested he could go further than ever before.

Roger Federer and South African world No.8 Kevin Anderson were joined in the third round by world No.1 Rafael Nadal and fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday.

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