Novak Djokovic's shocking loss to Sam Querrey was the biggest highlight of Wimbledon 2016 Day 6. But, there were no upsets in the women's doubles where top seeds, Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis cruised into the second round of the compettion. Andy Murray, Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori progressed into the fourth round in the men's singles. In the women's arena, top players including Simona Halep, Madison Keys, Agnieszka Radwanska have also progressed further in the competition.
The Indo-Swiss pair looked in great form as they defeated the German pairing of Anna-Lena Friedsam and Laura Siegmund in straight sets, despite being challenged in the second. The defending champions started their Wimbledon defence brightly, score reading, 6-2, 7-5. Sania and Hingis, as usual, were strong from the baseline, and at the net as well.
Djokovic's match had started on Friday, but the third round clash could not be completed due to rain. Querrey, who had taken a 2-0 set lead, continued his impressive form on Saturday, and dumped the world number one out of the competition, score reading 7-6 (8-6), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5).
With Djokovic's exit from Wimbledon 2016, the competition has opened up brilliantly in the men's singles, and players like Roger Federer and Andy Murray are now top favourites for the title.
Murray defeated John Millman in straight sets, score reading 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday, There was an element of confidence in Murray's game, which he will be keen to use as the competition progresses.
Though Raonic and Nishikori won their respective matches against Jack Sock and Andrey Kuznetsov, they were tested by their opponents on Saturday. Raonic won his match, score reading 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 7-6 (7-1) while the Japanese emerged victorious in a straight set win, 7-5, 6-3, 7-5. David Goffin and Marin Cilic have also sealed their fourth round berth.
In the women's singles, Halep and Radwanska looked in great form, unleashing their powerful game. Both the players won their respective matches in straight sets. Halep defeated Kiki Bertens, 6-4, 6-3, and Radwanska registered an easy win over Katerina Siniakova, 6-3, 6-1.
However, it was not a walk in the park for Keys, who had to be on top of her game throughout her third round match against France's Alize Cornet. The American won the first set convincingly, 6-4, but the French woman played some brilliant tennis to clinch the second set, taking the match to the decider.
Keys showed her class to clinch the match in the third set, with a dominant performance. The score read 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.