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Instead, the drop shot never cleared the net, and Federer went on to break serve. Federer's unique talent is to play spontaneous, free-flowing tennis that never betrays an underlying, severe discipline. It isn't just that his shot selection is impeccable; he also patiently endures the wild fluctuations, antics and distractions created by a player like Kyrgios.
If any of this can rub off by osmosis, Kyrgios might have learned something Saturday. It might be the only way he would, as he has resisted hiring a full-time coach. He's no more certain of what lies in his future than anyone else. I think there is a lot more to be done. I have been around for about four years now.
I have barely done anything. I think I can do a lot more. As I said, it's all mental with me, I think. If I want it enough, I have a coaching option, psychology option. I think there is a lot more things to explore. They say even the longest journey begins with a first step. Perhaps the lesson inflicted on Kyrgios on Saturday will be that step. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?
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Nadal, another player who is yet to drop a set, plays another left-hander in Czech Vesely, the world number The women's singles event has seen a record number of shocks this year with only seven of the 32 seeds making it to the second week. The pre-tournament debate surrounded whether Williams, now the world number , should have been seeded for this year's Championships as she continues her return following the birth of her daughter. The American was seeded at 25 and is now favourite to win an eighth title but she insists she has "nothing to lose" going into the latter stages.
I know every Grand Slam, I've won them, I'm capable of just going out there and enjoying it. The Russian, 21, won her first title last year and reached the French Open quarter-finals last month. Angelique Kerber is not exactly a new face. She is also a former world number one. England's footballers play in their first World Cup semi-final since when they face Croatia on Wednesday, and supporters will be at fever pitch if they win to reach their first final since That match kicks off at The chance of it being over by the time the football starts is fairly slim.
The players are going to look up in the crowd and not understand what's going on at Wimbledon. Maybe you should ask the questions over in Russia, how they're going to feel about Wimbledon being played at the same time. All England Club chief executive Richard Lewis, meanwhile, says Wimbledon organisers will not alter the schedule to accommodate a potential England final appearance.
There are absolutely no plans to change anything," he explained. We have free public wi-fi in many areas, so if people want to watch quietly on their phone or tablet, they are able to do so. Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was not fit enough to compete in this year's championships but can't get away from the SW19 buzz.
He'll be putting his punditry to the test on Tuesday - joining Tim Henman in the studio - before showing John McEnroe how it's done on the mic during commentary on Wednesday. Watch some of the quirkier moments and best action from the Wimbledon final as Novak Djokovic wins in straight sets and makes an emotional tribute to his son. Analysis and opinion from the BBC's tennis correspondent.