Zverev completes delayed match in five sets for Wimbledon progress

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Deep down, however, the No 4 seed knew the game was up long before his 7-6 (2), 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 defeat after the effects of a stomach bug ripped all the energy from his body. He said: "I'm proud of qualifying here, of winning three five set matches, and this match in particular because I was two sets down".

The 29-year-old Latvian, a one-time training partner of Zverev's brother Mischa, handed the young German a lesson in perseverance and solid shot-making to reach the fourth round for the first time after 11 attempts.

'I saw that he was getting exhausted in the fifth set, ' the Latvian said in his post-match conference.

A win in last 16 could see him potentially face 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals.

"It never happened to me that the umpire changed the decision", Cibulkova said.

"I know that Wimbledon is used to be played after 9pm".

El Salvador's Marcelo Arevalo and Chilean Hans Podlipnik-Castillo beat British pair Jay Clarke and Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-7 (5) 5-7 6-4 22-20 after five hours of play stretched over two days in a marathon opening-round men's doubles clash.

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"That was my plan to do in the second set and in the third, and obviously it worked well".

Darkness descended at just the right time as the German came back to win 6-4 5-7 6-7 (0/7) 6-1 6-2, though he thought about withdrawing due to an illness. I'll do the best I can to prepare myself for the hard courts now'. "I'm very calm. I try to find ways to win".

Gael Monfils eliminated last year's semi-finalist Sam Querrey, winning 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2 to progress to the fourth round at the All England Club for the first time in his career. "I think that's a very big difference".

Meanwhile, South Africa's Kevin Anderson booked a place at The Championships, Wimbledon fourth round after defeating Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 in two hours and seven minutes.

Despite being widely-tipped to be a Grand Slam threat, it was another let-down for Zverev whose run to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros last month remains his best performance at the Majors.

Estonia's top tennis player Anett Kontaveit (WTA 27) won against US tennis player Jennifer Brady (WTA 74) on Thursday, advancing to the third round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

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