Djokovic would be the bigger threat to Nadal since the Serbian is 26-25 versus the Spaniard, but the two have only played three times on grass, with the latest meeting coming in the 2011 Wimbledon final.
They eventually sent him back to the locker room with a standing ovation, acknowledging the talent displayed by Federer during a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 victory over 22nd-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in the fourth round Monday, yes, but also his superiority over the course of a career that has produced eight Wimbledon championships and 20 Grand Slam titles, both records for a man.
Since seeds were introduced in the 1920s, it's the first time none of the top-10 have reached the women's quarterfinals at Wimbledon. "I knew he was much better than that first set and he showed that". "It was a good win but it was tougher than the scoreline to be honest".
Later on Monday, Rafael Nadal also extended his streak of not dropping a set in Wimbledon. She has gone past the first round at Wimbledon for the first time since 2012.
Pliskova, who is the top seed remaining in the women's tournament, should be seen as Williams' top threat to reach the final since she beat the American once in a major at the 2016 U.S. Open, which was won by Kerber. The reprieve was only momentary for Hsieh, as Cibulkova regained her composure to break and take the first set, 6-4.
Lurking on Federer's side of the draw is an intriguing unknown: the unseeded Mackenzie McDonald, who sounds as if he should have drifted down from the Highlands but is in fact a 23-year-old Californian with a solid pedigree and little to lose.
The world number one faces Czech world number 93 Jiri Vesely, who has never got past the fourth round of a Grand Slam.
How have Three Lions reached the semi finals?
Southgate's men beat Sweden 2-0 in Samara on Saturday to advance to the last four for just the third time in history. I'm sure that's really helped everyone and helped keep a really good environment within the camp'.
However, Federer has held all of his 55 service games this year and last dropped serve in the semi-finals in 2017 - 81 service games ago.
The 19-year-old 31st seed has already put in his best performance at a Slam and is bidding to prevent Isner, 14 year his senior, making the quarter-finals for the first time.
Williams, who is seeking an eighth Wimbledon title, was even more efficient, needing 62 minutes to dispatch the 120th-ranked Evgeniya Rodina, 6-2, 6-2.
Elsewhere in fourth round action, Dominika Cibulkova launched a scathing attack on Wimbledon's officials after a line call controversy marred her 6-4, 6-1 win against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei.
"I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on", said the eight-time champion after seeing off France's Adrian Mannarino in straight sets on Monday. "After she was complaining, they were talking in Chinese, whatever language". Shouldn't really happen, but thankfully they do for me.
In her third Wimbledon quarterfinal, Cibulkova faces former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko.
Beaten by Serena in the 2016 final, Kerber takes on Russian 14th seed Daria Kasatkina, a 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 6-2 victor against Belgian world number 47 Alison Van Uytvanck.
Meghan was christened and confirmed in the oak-panelled Chapel Royal by the archbishop, who also married her and Harry in May. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose hymns O Jesus, I Have Promised and Lord of All Hopefulness for the ceremony.
England are just two games away from World Cup glory and have seen their odds cut to beat Croatia on Wednesday. The defender is not ready for his World Cup dream to be over as he targets a first England final since 1966.
Le manque d'espace pour placer suffisamment de bouteilles d'oxygène ajoute aussi à la complexité des opérations. Des militaires thaïlandais se préparent à rentrer dans la grotte, ici le 5 juillet 2018.
Il a choisi de démarrer sa révolution le jour où Messi et Cristiano Ronaldo ont quitté la Coupe du monde . Un Neymar qui fait également les gros titres d' El Pais , quotidien généraliste de référence en Espagne.
The Three Lions maybe have issues creating chances from open play, but they are also shutting oppositions' attacks. Meanwhile, five of England's goals have been headers, also tying the record for a single World Cup since 1966.
Ils n'arrivent pas à grandir et devenir des hommes". "C'est facile de critiquer les gens quand on ne les connaît pas". Marion Bartoli n'a pas été tendre, jeudi, au sujet de Nick Kyrgios et Gaël Monfils , au micro de la BBC .
Ceux-ci rejoindront les juges Hélène Ségara et Eric Antoine , qui étaient en place lors de la dernière saison. En effet, l'animatrice a été l'un des jurés emblématiques de l'émission Nouvelle Star sur M6.
J'ai toujours été un joueur qui a gagné le droit d'être titulaire. "C'est ça le sport et la compétition", assure Buffon . Son arrivée ne peut ainsi être que bénéfique, tant que le terrain, qu'à l'image d'un PSG souvent critiqué en France.
Prince Louis of Cambridge in pictures
Following the service, guests were invited to a private tea at Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and his wife Camilla . William and Kate chose two hymns for the service: " O Jesus, I Have Promised " and " Lord of All Hopefulness ".
Sweet 16 for Roger Federer at Wimbledon
Worry not, Federer escaped and continued a roll through the tournament that has seen him play as close to his peak as ever. Thirteen Wimbledon championships between them and 49 grand slam titles overall, it was quite the historic training run.
Et c'est parti pour le (très) chaud — France-Belgique
L'attaquant de 19 ans du Paris Saint-Germain n'a pas participé au dernier entraînement de l'équipe de Didier Deschamps . Dans tous les cas, le vainqueur de cette rencontre entre la France et la Belgique remportera ce Mondial.
Vettel hits back at ‘silly’ Hamilton after Ferrari accusation
After the race, Hamilton had pointed out that twice in three races a Ferrari driver had collided with a Mercedes on the first lap. Raikkonen claiming third with three laps to go. "It was a super start, a super race and, yeah, a hammer finish", Vettel said.