Wimbledon 2021 LIVE RESULTS: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic back on court, Serena Williams RETIRES injured vs Sasnovich

WIMBLEDON is in full swing as Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic return to action on Day 3 today.

The tournament has been full of surprises AGAIN with Serena Williams is OUT after retiring against Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

Meanwhile Roger Federer has qualified after his opponent Adrian Mannarino retired due to injury despite the match being wonderfully poised at two sets apiece.

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    DAY THREE

    Here's your day three Wimbledon guide:

    CENTRE COURT – (1.30PM)

    • Novak Djokovic v Kevin Anderson
    • Katie Boulter v Aryna Sabalenka
    • Oscar Otte v Andy Murray

    COURT 1 – (1.00PM)

    • Elina Svitolina v Alison van Uytvanck
    • Daniel Evans v Dusan Lajovic
    • Ons Jabeur (Tun) versus Venus Williams (US)

    COURT 2 – (11.00AM)

    Alize Cornet v Bianca Andreescu

    COURT 3 – (11.00AM)

    • Fernando Verdasco v Grigor Dimitrov (Bul)
    • Felix Auger Aliassime v Thiago Monteiro

    COURT 4 – (11.00AM)

    • Yasutaka Uchiyama v Carlos Alcaraz
    • Leylah Fernandez v Jelena Ostapenko

    COURT 5 – (11.00AM)

    • Steve Johnson v Dennis Novak
    • Greet Minnen v Ajla Tomljanovic

    COURT 6 – (11.00AM)

    • Sara Sorribes Tormo v Ana Konjuh
    • Lorenzo Sonego v Pedro Sousa

    COURT 7 – (11.00AM)

    • Emil Ruusuvuori v Marcos Giron
    • Katerina Siniakova v Yafan Wang

    COURT 8 – (11.00AM)

    • Anastasija Sevastova v Zarina Diyas
    • Mikhail Kukushkin v Alexander Bublik
    • Ellen Perez v Clara Burel

    COURT 9 – (11.00AM)

    • Marco Trungelliti v Benjamin Bonzi
    • Olga Govortsova v Coco Vandeweghe
    • James Duckworth v Radu Albot

    COURT 11 – (11.00AM)

    Taylor Fritz v Brandon NakashimaDaria Kasatkina v Patricia Maria Tig

    COURT 12 – (11.00AM)

    • Victoria Azarenka v Kateryna Kozlova
    • Belinda Bencic v Kaja Juvan
    • Daniel Galan v Federico Coria

    COURT 16 – (11.00AM)

    • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Mikael Ymer
    • Sorana Cirstea v Samantha Murray
    • Emma Raducanu v Vitalia Diatchenko

    COURT 18 – (11.00AM)

    • Sam Querrey v Pablo Carreno Busta

    SERENA OUT

    Serena Williams was left in tears after she was forced to retire through injury after slipping in her first-round match at Wimbledon.

    The American legend’s left ankle gave way as she tried to hit a return in just the fifth game against Belarusian opponent Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

    Williams, 39, left the court for treatment and tried to continue on her return, despite looking visibly upset.

    She fell to the turf again at 3-3, crying out in pain and was forced to concede the match.

    It ended her chances of finally winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title – at least at SW19 this year.

    FEDERER V MANNARINO

    How the stats finished in the Federer clash.

    Double faults for Mannarino skewed after trying to play on while injured!

    • Craig Mahood

      ROG CHILLED

      The coolest man on the planet!

      And honest when it comes to his English!

    • Craig Mahood

      SIR ANDY

      Frances Tiafoe, the man of the tournament so far, enjoying being in Andy's company.

      A pair of smiles on their faces too!

    • Craig Mahood

      UNLUCKY WISH

      On his birthday too 😞

    • Craig Mahood

      WITHDRAWING

      Here was the moment he said enough was enough.

       

    • Craig Mahood

      THE SLIP

      Horrible when 2-1 up against arguably the greatest ever on centre court.

    • Craig Mahood

      BREAKING! MANNARINO WITHDRAWS!

      What an horrendous shame for the Frenchman.

      He comes back out for the fifth set. Contests the first point then says he has had enough.

      A shake of the head to the umpire and Federer consoles him at the net.

      Mannarino falls
      Knee injury
    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 6-2 MANNARINO

      SET FEDERER!

      Double fault from Mannarino kicks it off. He's hardly in the air at point of contact.

      Double fault for 0-30.

      Into the net for 0-40.

      Then smashes a backhand winner away somehow!

      But knocks a backhand long. Set Federer.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 5-2* MANNARINO

      He's not moved for any of the points.

      And hobbles back to his seat.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *4-2 MANNARINO

      He's back to his feet!

      For how long, we'll see…

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *4-2 MANNARINO

      He squeals in pain as he hits the deck and hobbles towards his chair.

      The physio, eventually, arrives.

       

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *4-2 MANNARINO

      OH NO! Real concern here.

      Federer made Mannarino change direction there and he's down clutching his knee.

      Federer walks round to check on him.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *4-2 MANNARINO

      He gets the first point Federer and challenges an ‘out’ call in the next, which is JUST in.

      Mannarino takes the next point before an ace draws him level.

      He himself challenges a volley towards the side line, which is out.

      An ace draws us back to deuce.

      Two aces follow and he holds.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 4-1* MANNARINO

      Federer magic at the net hands him the first two points on his serve.

      He then sends a beautiful, topspinning ball over the net and away from the direction Mannarino is running.

      Despite hitting the net in the next rally, an ace lands him the game.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *3-1 MANNARINO

      Better from the Frenchman as he holds his serve to stop the tide turning.

       

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 3-0* MANNARINO

      Quickfire game as Mannarino can't return any of the Federer serves.

      He's turning the screw again.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 *2-0 MANNARINO

      Federer with a winner down the line that clips the line, followed by a one-handed cross court forehand for 0-30.

      A wild forehand wide follows.

      But he takes the next two for the break!

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 1-0* MANNARINO

      Excellent shot down the line from Mannarino gets us to 15-15.

      Federer sends two winners down to take a stranglehold of the game before a backhand is sent into the net for 40-30.

      An almost identical shot on the Mannarino return sees Federer knock it into the net.

      The Frenchman is well on top and sends a shot into the back corner which Federer can only knock wide for Adv Mannarino – before a Federer ace.

      A great Federer slice followed by a clever volley after a great rally.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-6 MANNARINO

      HE TAKES IT!

      A long Federer return at 15-all hands the Frenchman the initiative.

      He then finds the net from a mid-court backhand for 30-30.

      Next point lands before a serve-and-volley wins the set!

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-5* MANNARINO

      Set point

       

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-5* MANNARINO

      Serving for the third set now is Mannarino.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-5* MANNARINO

      15-15 and a little piece of Federer magic. Mannarino knocks one beyond him and he stretches as the ball passed him and flicked a backhand above and beyond his opponent. Clipping the baseline.

      Two aces hands him the game.

    • Craig Mahood

      FEDERER 6-4 6-7 3-5* MANNARINO

      15-15 and a little piece of Federer magic. Mannarino knocks one beyond him and he stretches as the ball passed him and flicked a backhand above and beyond his opponent. Clipping the baseline.

      Two aces hands him the game.

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