Wimbledon 2018 -- Women's third-round matches

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

Rodina won nine games in a row to move a set and two breaks ahead before Keys recovered from 4-0 down in the second set to set up a decider.

The big Argentine, in the same half of the draw as Nadal, was dominant throughout against the 36-year-old at his 66th consecutive grand slam tournament. "I am a little surprised that I won, I was a little bit lucky today".

Switzerland's Roger Federer serves during his third round match against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff.

Isner will face world No.31 Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first Greek man to first Greek man to reach the fourth round of a grand slam in the 50-year professional era, for a quarterfinal berth.

Federer next faces French 22nd seed Adrian Mannarino.

The top seed, who is yet to drop a set at this year's championships, did not relinquish a single break point during the 97-minute domination.

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson will be confident heading into Friday's Wimbledon third round encounter against German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Zverev had trailed two sets to one when his tie with Fritz was halted due to darkness on Thursday.

Keys, who was the US Open runner-up previous year, crashed out 7-5 5-7 6-4 to the Russian on a baking hot Court Three.

"Stopping last night was not a nice feeling to go to bed with", said Zverev.

"I'm happy to be through".

"Yesterday he was playing so, so well and I couldn't do anything".

Ekaterina Makarova, who knocked out second seed Wozniacki on Wednesday, continued her fine tournament with a 4-6 6-4 6-1 win over Czech Lucie Safarova.

Monfils made it through to the fourth round for the first time after beating Sam Querrey.

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No. 9 seed Williams lost to No. 20 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-7 (5), 8-6 in the third round on Friday.

The South African eighth seed reached the third round when he completed a four-set victory over Italy's Andreas Seppi on Thursday.

If anyone doubted Serena Williams was worth consideration as a victor of this tournament for an eighth time - let alone the 25th seeding that has caused a minor stir in the locker room - she provided the most emphatic statement of intent with her third straight-sets win of the week to reach the fourth round on a wave of growing self-belief.

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