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I've probably never played so well here. The first set was immaculate. Off the serves, off the ground, off the returns, off the big points, I was really happy.

Greg Rusedski after dismissing the Spanish eighth seed Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.

After my first match here this week I gave the thumbs up, and after the second it was a 'V' for victory. The three fingers meant I was happy with three wins, and hopefully I will be holding four up on Monday.

Rusedski explains his post-match salutes.

When someone's serving 73 per cent of first serves and 41 aces, there's not much you can do.

Andy Roddick is quick to point out how he lost to Goran Ivanisevic.

I think I can go a long way this time.

Ivanisevic warns Rusedski, his fourth-round opponent, that he's back on form.

On (rainy) days like this, you feel very lethargic. I thought it was too hot in the beginning. I want it back.

Jennifer Capriati is unaccustomed to the vagaries of the British weather.

STATS OF THE DAY

31 The number of consecutive singles matches Pete Sampras has won in the Championships after beating Sargis Sargsian. That puts him level with Rod Laver with Bjorn Borg holding the record with 41

41 The number of aces served by Goran Ivanisevic in his four-set win over America's Andy Roddick

98 The aces served by Goran Ivanisevic in his three matches.

232 The number of minutes Andrei Stoliarov and Cedric Pioline played in their match that Stoliarov won 12-10 in the fifth set.

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