Wimbledon 2021: Federer and Djokovic win last-16 matches

At 39 years 337 days, Federer is the oldest man to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in the Open era

Eight-time champion Roger Federer followed top seed into the Wimbledon quarter-finals as both eased through their last-16 matches.

Djokovic, 34, continued his bid for a record-equalling 20th men's Grand Slam title with a 6-2 6-4 6-2 win against Chile's Cristian Garin.

Federer, who holds the record alongside Rafael Nadal, later won 7-5 6-4 6-2 against 's Lorenzo Sonego.

The Swiss will face second seed Daniil Medvedev or Poland's Hubert Hurkacz.

's Medvedev led 6-2 6-7 (2-7) 6-3 3-4 when the pair were forced off the outside court two because of persistent rain.

Djokovic will play Marton Fucsovics in the last eight after the Hungarian beat Russian fifth seed Andrey Rublev.

The Serb will now his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final, with only 39-year-old Federer ahead of him after the Swiss reached his 58th.


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