Wimbledon 2018: Third seed Cilic beaten by Pella in second round

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

Venus Williams suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the five-time champion became the latest star to crash out in a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 8-6 defeat against Kiki Bertens on Friday.

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

Three-time champion Novak Djokovic also marched on.

"On grass, the ball bounces really low so it was a good test".

Three-time major victor Stan Wawrinka was unable to follow up his first round defeat of sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov when he lost 7-6 (9/7), 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano. "Probably I should go to toilet".

Thursday's incidents are not the first time that Nadal and Bernardes have clashed.

Nick Kyrgios, seeded 15, unleashed 42 winners to see off Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4, 7-5.

The 28-year-old then took the final set 7-5, breaking when 6-5 up, on his fourth match point, to set up a meeting with American Mackie McDonald in the third round.

Kyrgios could next face lucky loser Bernard Tomic if his Australian compatriot can shock Japan's Kei Nishikori.

John Isner served the third-highest number of aces by a player in a single match in Wimbledon history, 64, en route to his 6-1 6-4 6-7 (6/8) 6-7 (3/7) 7-5 win over Ruben Bemelmans.

Wawrinka, whose ranking has fallen to 224th following knee surgery, came from a set down to upset sixth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the first round for just his second Grand Slam victory since last year's Wimbledon.

The 11-time French Open champion is looking for his third title at the All England Club and first since 2010.

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