There was a triumphant Wimbledon return for Andy Murray while Rafael Nadal won his battle with Nick Kyrgios on Centre Court.
Defending women’s champion Angelique Kerber was a shock loser, but Roger Federer and Serena Williams were able to progress.
Here, PA reviews the fourth day of action.
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The controversial Australian admitted he was trying to hit Nadal during a rally and had no reason to say sorry. The Spaniard, after giving him an icy stare at the time, later called him “dangerous”.
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It took just 24 minutes for Kyrgios to bring his underarm serve out as he kept the chuckling Nadal on his toes in an entertaining clash.
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Independence Day fireworks
American Lauren Davis celebrated July 4 in style by knocking out the defending champion Kerber in three sets. Davis, who only made it into the draw as a lucky loser, won 2-6 6-2 6-1 and was joined in the third round by compatriots Williams, Sloane Stephens, Sam Querrey, Tennys Sandgren, Steve Johnson and Alison Riske.
Men: John Isner (9), Marin Cilic (13), Nikoloz Basilashvili (18), Gilles Simon (20), Alex De Minaur (25), Laslo Djere (31).
Women: Angelique Kerber (5), Amanda Anisimova (25).
It was another good day for the home favourites as three out of five made it through to the third round. Dan Evans matched his best ever Wimbledon performance by beating 18th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets, while Harriet Dart’s amazing run continued when she saw off Beatriz Haddad Maiz in three. Johanna Konta was also a winner, breezing past Katerina Siniakova.
Day five order of play
Kevin Anderson v Guido Pella
Simona Halep v Victoria Azarenka
Polona Hercog v Cori Gauff
Su-Wei Hsieh v Karolina Pliskova
Novak Djokovic v Hubert Hurkacz
Felix Auger-Aliassime v Ugo Humbert
Caroline Wozniacki v Shuai Zhang (First on Court 2)
Elina Svitolina v Maria Sakkari (First on Court 3)
Reilly Opelka v Milos Raonic (First on Court 12)
Andy Murray and Serena Williams v Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi (TBA)