Wimbledon 2021 LIVE RESULTS: Federer takes two-set lead against Gasquet, Norrie WINS again, Murray reaction
1st July 2021

ROGER FEDERER is continuing his quest for an historic ninth Wimbledon Championship on Centre Court.

The Swiss star is taking on Richard Gasquet, while Andy Murray will be back tomorrow after his epic five-set win on Wednesday.

Britain's Cam Norrie is also through to the third round – for the first time in his career!

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

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  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 2-2* GASQUET

    BREAK POINT FEDERER!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 2-2* GASQUET

    Routine hold of serve.

    Two serve-and-volleys from Federer, with a Gasquet missed return hand Federer.

    An ace wraps the game up.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *1-2 GASQUET

    A great, single-handed backhand exchange ends when Federer changes the direction and just misses the left tram line.

    Gasquet then has 30-0 before an unforced error on the forehand as he skews a shot miles into the air and nowhere near getting it over.

    Federer’s anticipation is ridiculous. He sends Gasquet well wide with a great return and when the Frenchman pops it down the line, he is there to scoop a backhand into the open court.

    But two Federer backhands into the net hands Gasquet the game.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 1-1* GASQUET

    15-all when Federer serves and gets into the net, forcing a winner to take a hold of the game.

    A good exchange from the baselines follows, with Gasquet going into the net with a backhand.

    Federer reaches Gasquet’s return of serve and his drop shot drops like a stone.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *0-1 GASQUET

    Safe hold from Gasquet.

    Federer attempting a drop shot on the return of serve and finding the net.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 GASQUET

    Incredible movement to reach the Gasquet return and send it away for a winner.

    A serve-and-volley gets him to 30-0 before going long in a backhand exchange.

    Another mis—hit on the forehand as he scoops a shank right into the crowd, before ANOTHER ONE is scooped miles wide with the backhand.

    Gasquet makes Roger run back and forth before going in search of a winner that is sent well long.

    A touch of absolute genius on a forehand slice drop shot gets Federer advantage.

    An ace wraps up set number two.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 GASQUET

    TAKEN! 2-0 IN SETS TO THE SWISS SUPERSTAR!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *5-1 GASQUET

    SET POINT FEDERER!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *5-1 GASQUET

    The Frenchman battling on in this set.

    Federer serving for the second set.

  • Craig Mahood

    THAT GASQUET SHOT!!

    Va va vroom, what a hit!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 5-0* GASQUET

    Gasquet not getting a sniff at Federer’s serves now.

    Two aces and two that Gasquet can’t get back over the net and the game is over in quickfire fashion.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *4-0 GASQUET

    Federer sent wide on the forehand and hits the net post as he tries to go round it.

    Gasquet then finds the net in the next rally before another sweet backhand passing shot from the baseline scoots by Federer.

    Federer’s return of serve is a beauty and Gasquet can’t react.

    He sets up break point with a forehand winner before another perfect return of serve, down the line and away from Gasquet!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *4-0 GASQUET

    CONVERTED! HE'S ON A ROLL!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 3-0* GASQUET

    FEDERER BREAK POINT!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 3-0* GASQUET

    Good work at the net from Federer at 15-0 as he forced the mistake from Gasquet.

    Then a ferociously whipped, topspinning forehand from Federer from behind his baseline, Gasquet watches it go by!

    An ace wraps that game up.

    Federer
  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *2-0 GASQUET

    Two Gasquet serves not returned.

    Then an absolutely sensational shot. Federer forced back to deal with a lob and overhead smashes one to Gasquet’s backhand with some venom. The Frenchman meets it as it’s rising and fires an astonishing 102mph backhand down the line, clipping the baseline.

    But he loses the next FOUR points and it’s advantage Federer.

    Then a backhand exchange ends when Gasquet mis-hits one into the stands!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *2-0 GASQUET

    CONVERTED!!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 1-0* GASQUET

    But it's break point Federer!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 1-0* GASQUET

    SHOT OF THE TOURNAMENT FROM GASQUET AND IT WILL NOT BE BEATEN!

    WOW!

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 1-0* GASQUET

    SAVED!

    A Gasquet backhand gets him 15-30 in front.

    Federer responds with a serve-and-volley blasted away from Gasquet.

    The Frenchman gets a break point as Federer sends a forehand long in the next rally, saved by Federer for deuce.

    The Swiss man then holds serve with a backhand winner followed by a well-timed, angled forehand missed by Gasquet on the backhand side.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 *0-0 GASQUET

    GASQUET BREAK POINT

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 6-6 GASQUET

    TIE BREAK: 7-1

    Richard Gasquet with the double fault! First set Federer!

    Roger Federer slips
  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 6-6 GASQUET

    TIE BREAK: 6-1*

    SET POINT

    Federer's serve not returned.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 6-6 GASQUET

    TIE BREAK: *5-1

    Good stuff from Federer. He opens his body and racquet to change direction and whip a forehand, cross-court away from the Frenchman.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 6-6 GASQUET

    TIE BREAK: *4-1

    What a point! Excellent stuff from both men as Gasquet's backhand met with a Federer peach. Gasquet's return knocked into the net.

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