Williams sisters, Federer, Murray advance at Wimbledon

Roger Federer made it through to the last eight at Wimbledon with a comfortable win over Steve Johnson.

Seven-time champion Roger Federer made it through to the last eight at Wimbledon with a comfortable win over Steve Johnson of the US. Photograph: IPS/REX/Shutterstock

World No. 1 Serena Williams defeated Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 6-0 on Monday to advance to the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Williams is seeking her seventh title at the storied tennis tournament. Her sister, five-time champion Venus Williams, also made it into the next round by beating No. 12 Carla Suarez Navarro 7-6 (3), 6-4. Roger Federer breezed into the men’s quarterfinals on Monday, beating 29th-ranked American Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-3, 7-5. The No. 3 seed is going for his record eighth title. No. 2-seeded Andy Murray also advanced.

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