Wawrinka wins Wimbledon third-rounder over Istomin

by: AP | June 30, 2014

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

AP Photo

LONDON (AP) -- Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka kept up his bid for a second Grand Slam singles title when he advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Denis Istomin.

The fifth-seeded Wawrinka, who had 12 aces in the match, will play either Feliciano Lopez or John Isner in the next round.

The Swiss player broke Istomin four times in five break-point chances and saved all three break points against him in the 1 hour, 27-minute match.

For complete Wimbledon coverage, including updated draws and reports from Steve Tignor, head to our tournament page.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Now at career-high No. 4, Marin Cilic sets sights higher

Cilic won in Istanbul, reached the final at Wimbledon, and reached the semis in Shanghai.

What's at Stake: In Europe, a race for London and some last WTA looks

Carreno Busta and Goffin try to add points; Sharapova and Kerber play their last events.

Cornet beats home favorite Makarova in first round of Kremlin Cup

Her victory means she will play Sharapova if the Russian advances.