Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer beats Britain's Dan Evans in round three

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Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer beats Dan Evans - 5 best shots
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Venue: All England Club Dates: 27 June-10 July
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Roger Federer saw off Dan Evans in straight sets to leave Andy Murray as Britain's only representative in the singles at Wimbledon.

Seven-time champion Federer won 6-4 6-2 6-2 on Centre Court to reach the fourth round, where he will face Steve Johnson or Grigor Dimitrov.

Tara Moore earlier lost 6-1 2-6 6-3 to Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova - the last Briton to fall in the women's singles.

Murray will play Australian John Millman in round three on Saturday.

Federer had already seen off one British hopeful in Marcus Willis in the second round and the world number three worked quickly to dispatch Evans, who was looking to reach the last 16 for the first time.

The Swiss went 4-0 up in the first set, and although Evans snatched a break back, Federer managed to see it out.

It was a similar story in the second set as Evans fell four games behind again and was unable to recover.

The British number four held his serve in the opening game of the third set, but from there Federer won three games to love and Evans found no way back.

"It was good," said Evans. "A bit surreal actually seeing him down the other end. Yeah, it was tough to just get used to. I mean, so many people.

"It was very different to what I am used to. I didn't expect it to be so sort of on top of me. It was pretty, like, close. It was really close.

"It was just an amazing experience just to play him. I don't think I played too bad, I just didn't serve very well. I enjoyed it."

Wimbledon: Roger Federer beats Dan Evans
Federer directed the majority of his shots towards Evans' backhand - as shown by this Hawk-Eye graphic - pulling the Briton wider and wider throughout the match. In turn, Federer's ability to force Evans off the court opened up space on the alternate side. Federer was then able to hit most of his winners into open space and close out the point with Evans out of position.

Moore rallies to test Kuznetsova

Wildcard Moore belied her ranking of 227 on court three, but was the last of six British women to go out of the singles.

Moore, 23, had never faced a top-20 player before but was a match for Kuznetsova after working her way into the second-round contest.

"I've given my all," she said. "Maybe I didn't play the greatest of tennis, but she definitely played some very good tennis, and she showed everyone why she is where she is."

The Briton could not cope with the pace in the early stages, falling 4-0 behind as the 31-year-old Russian swept through the first set either side of a rain delay.

Despite her struggles, Moore was able to smile as she came out for the second set with chants of "Tara! Tara!" ringing around the court.

It clearly had a galvanising effect as she began to get a foothold in the rallies, breaking serve three times and firing 16 winners as she levelled at one set all.

Moore, roared on by the crowd, recovered an early break in the decider to trail 4-3 but sent a forehand long to drop serve again, and Kuznetsova closed out the win.

"I can't describe that feeling when someone is screaming your name," added Moore. "They're great. I just adore them so much. They're lovely."

Tara Moore
Moore was playing a top-20 opponent for the first time

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