Eight-time champion Roger Federer eased into the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday while women’s champion Angelique Kerber’s defence of her title came to an early end after being knocked out in the second round by Lauren Davis 2-6 6-2 6-1.

The 31-year-old German, who came into the tournament in form having reached the final at Eastbourne, made her earliest exit since losing in the same round in 2013.

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