Wimbledon 2018: Gael Monfils beats Sam Querrey in four sets

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Watch the best shots as 'entertainer' Monfils beats Querrey
Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC
Venue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July
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World number 44 Gael Monfils defeated 11th seed Sam Querrey to book a place in the fourth round of Wimbledon.

The Frenchman came back from a set down to win 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2 after having a medical timeout for a groin injury.

It is the first time Monfils has gone beyond the third round at Wimbledon.

Monfils, who recovered from his injury scare to comfortably win the final two sets, told BBC Sport he "loosened up" after assistance from his physio and was told to "go for it".

"I slipped a little bit and I thought I pulled my groin. It was bit tight," he said.

"I had a very bad first game but when I was told I could go for it I wasn't worrying about my legs anymore."

Earlier, fourth seed Alexander Zverev beat Taylor Fritz 6-4 5-7 6-7 6-1 6-2 in the second round after a suspension in play overnight.

Play was halted because of bad light on Thursday with world number three Zverev two sets to one behind on Court One.

But the German bounced back in emphatic style to win the following two sets as American Fritz, ranked 68th, struggled to regain his form.

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The 21-year-old is yet to win a Grand Slam but picked up his fourth ATP title in New York in February.

"Unfortunately we are out in the football," he told BBC Sport, referring to Germany being eliminated form the World Cup in Russia at the group stage.

"But hopefully I can win a few more matches here and the crowd can have something to cheer about."

In the third round, South African eighth seed Kevin Anderson, who reached the 2017 US Open final, beat German 25th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 7-5 7-5.

Ninth seed John Isner made easy work of his third round tie with Moldovan Radu Albot - winning in three straight sets 6-3 6-3 6-4 to join Anderson and Monfils in the fourth round.

It is the first time the 33-year-old American has gone beyond stage three in 10 attempts at Wimbledon.

Top seed Roger Federer also made it through to the next round unscathed, winning in typically flawless fashion with a 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff on Centre Court.

Adrian Mannarino did have to work hard though. The 22nd seed was a break down in the fifth set against Russian Daniil Medvedev but won four games on the bounce to make it through a nervous afternoon.

Milos Raonic, the 13th seed, saw his match against Dennis Novak switched from Court One to court 12 because of an overrunning schedule but they were unable to finish - it was tied at one set all with Raonic leading 6-5 in the third set when play was suspended because of bad light.

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