Women's top seed Simona Halep suffers shock defeat at Wimbledon

Of the top 10 seeded players at Wimbledon, only one remains entering the round of 16 - and it isn't No. 1.

Halep, who ended her wait for a major title last month at the French Open, won the first set, had the chance to serve out for the victory and earned match point on her opponent's serve.

"I know she's mixing the rhythm, she's playing everything", Halep, 26, said. But I am too exhausted.

World number one and French Open champion Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon today, losing to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round as the All England Club seeds' carnage claimed another victim.

For Hseih, the Taiwanese progresses to the last 16 at Wimbledon for the first time in her career - her previous best was the third round in 2012 - and will next play Slovak Dominika Cibulkova.

"It's awesome. I was 2-5 down in the final set but the crowd pushed me to fight".

"This is the first time I have beaten the world number one, it is awesome", the world number 48, who made her Wimbledon debut in 2006, said.

Hsieh continued posing puzzles though and broke in the third game of the second set as she absorbed a fierce baseline barrage before punishing a clumsy Halep volley by spearing a backhand down the line to roars from the crowd.

The world No 1 was unable to avoid the same fate as her fellow pre-tournament favourites, including defending champion Garbine Muguruza and second seed Caroline Wozniacki.

"I was leading the match, I was up, and I couldn't finish it", said the 2014 semi-finalist.

'It was a positive match against a player who is young with a lot of energy out there, ' Nadal said.

Nadal's win also meant he will remain world No.1 in the rankings when they are next released on 16 July.

Djokovic was furious when he was denied a break of serve in the seventh game of the fourth set on Centre Court when the ball bounced twice before Edmund hit what was ruled a victor.

"I was 100 percent convinced it was a double bounce", Djokovic said.

The former US Open victor, who made the semi-finals in 2013, next faces unseeded Gilles Simon of France.

Former finalist Angelique Kerber advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon without facing a break point after beating 18th-seeded Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4.

Kerber of Germany will next face 56th-ranked Belinda Bencic of Switzerland.

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