Nadal and Federer reach last-eight

Rafael Nadal defeated Juan Martin del Potro to advance to the quarter-finals at Wimbledon yesterday afternoon.

It was not an easy match for Nadal as he was considering abandoning the match due to an ankle injury in the first set.

After the world No. 1 received treatment he managed to defeat Juan Martin del Porto 7-6(6) 3-6 7-6(4) 6-4.

Nadal will now play against American Mardy Fish.

Roger Federer came back from behind to defeat Mikhail Youzhny. The No. 3 claimed his 100th career victory on grass and reached his 29th consecutive grand slam quarter-final.

Federer defeated Youzhny 6-7(5) 6-3 6-3 6-3. Federer will not take on Jo-Wilfred Tsonga.

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