BREAKING: Nadal ends seven-year wait, return to Wimbledon quarter-finals

World number one Rafael Nadal reached his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2011 with a 6 -3, 6-3 , 6 -4 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic on Monday .

Nadal , the 2008 and 2010 champion , will face either Juan Martin del Potro, the fifth seed from Argentina , or unseeded Gilles Simon of France for a place in the semi-finals.

It will be 32 -year-old Nadal’ s 35 th appearance in a Grand Slam quarter-final as he continues his bid to win an 18 th major title .
Details later…
AFP