It's mum v mum as Serena makes Wimbledon last 16

Garbiñe Muguruza Wimbledon 2018

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.

The Serb next faces home hope Kyle Edmund, a 6-4 7-6 (7-0) 6-2 victor over American Bradley Klahn.

The world number 133 is in the third round for the first time after winning back-to-back matches on the main tour for only the second time in 2018.

The defeat of the U.S. Open runner-up meant she became the seventh casualty in the top 10 women's seeds before the middle weekend.

That leaves Serena as the only remaining woman to have won the tournament.

The Russian will now face seven-time champion Serena Williams who came through in straight sets against the tenacious Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 (7-2).

The 36-year-old American will face another mother in the fourth round Monday: 120th-ranked qualifier Evgeniya Rodina of Russian Federation, who upset No. 10 seed Madison Keys of the U.S.

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'It's my serious second tournament back so it's going pretty well. "I am having a good season - made the quarters at the French Open - it's all coming together".

The American veteran couldn't complete a third consecutive comeback this week with the Dutch 20th seed Bertens prevailing 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 8-6.

In one video, Williams appears to be applying makeup as Alexis plays with her makeup case and grabs different items stuffing them in her mouth.

'No, you have to help mama with her hair, ' Williams says as she gently takes the comb from her daughter. "I think I played much better today", Nadal said. Keys and Williams now join Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza, Sloane Stephens, Elina Svitolina, Caroline Garcia and Petra Kvitova as top 10 players eliminated before quarterfinals.

No 8 Kevin Anderson beat No. 25 Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 after losing just eight of 61 points on his first serve, while Gael Monfils of France advanced to the fourth round for the first time by knocking out last year's semifinalist Sam Querrey 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Meanwhile, 13th seed Julia Goerges, Donna Vekic, Ekaterina Makarova, Camila Giorgi all progressed to the fourth round.

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