Wimbledon day six: Emma Raducanu on laundry duty, Nick Kyrgios forgets tennis shoes, duo air dirty laundry

Emma Raducanu celebrates at Wimbledon

Emma Raducanu lit up the middle Saturday at Wimbledon as her fairytale run continued with a mature win over Sorana Cirstea in the third round.

The 18-year-old, ranked 338 in the world, only played one WTA Tour match before this tournament but is now in the fourth round after a stunning win over Cirstea and carrying the home flag.

Fellow Briton Cameron Norrie is out after a Centre Court loss to Roger Federer, while women’s world number one Ashleigh Barty made serene progress and men’s second seed Daniil Medvedev came from two sets down to beat former finalist Marin Cilic.

Here we look at the events of day six.

Tweet of the day

Quote of the day

“When I was packing to come into the bubble, my parents were like, ‘Aren’t you packing too many sets of match kit?’. I think I am going to have to do some laundry tonight, but I think they have a laundry service at the hotel, so I am all good.” – Emma Raducanu

Picture of the day

Nick Kyrgios tweener

Nick Kyrgios doing Nick Kyrgios things before having to retire injured in the third round against Felix Auger-Aliassime (John Walton/PA)

Falling out on Court 15

The third-round match between Ajla Tomljanovic and Jelena Ostapenko ended in an unsavoury fashion as the two players were arguing on court. Tomljanovic called her opponent a “liar” after she called for the physio before a service game deep into the second set. The pair traded insults during the match and continued their disagreement at the net once the Australian had won before continuing to air their dirty laundry in their respective post-match press conferences.

Shot of the day

Stat of the day

Brit watch

Brit watch Wimbledon 2021

Fallen seeds

Men: Cameron Norrie (29), Taylor Fritz (31)
Women: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (30)

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