Roger Federer reached the last 16 of Wimbledon for the 18th time on Saturday with a four-set victory over eventual British player Cameron Norie at Wimbledon. Eight-time champion Federer won 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the Grand Slam for the 69th time in his career.
Federer is the third oldest man in the Open Era to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon (after Pancho Gonzales (41) in 1969 and Ken Roswell (40) in 1975). He could have wrapped up Saturday’s match in straight sets when he got two break points in the 11th game of the third set. Federer 48 won his 104th Wimbledon match. He will face Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals.
Berrettini and Sonego in fourth round
Seventh seed Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and 23rd seed Lorenzo Sonego have reached the fourth round of Wimbledon tennis tournament after winning their respective matches. Berrettini defeated Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a match that lasted one hour and 41 minutes. The match was halted for one hour and 31 minutes due to rain. Meanwhile, Sonego of Italy defeated James Duckworth of Australia 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in a match that lasted one hour and 47 minutes.