Baseline Buzz: Sharapova sizzling

Wilansky: Taking out Li was a career highlight for Strycova, but (not to take anything away from her) that result had everything to with the world No. 2's bad attitude. As for Wozniacki, she has a fresh state of mind and is grooving on the grass. Woz in two.

No. 23 Lucie Safarova versus Tereza Smitkova

Bialik: It has been exciting to see Smitkova, age 19, win her first three Grand Slam matches here. But none came against seeds, and her last match ended at 10-8 in the third. The ultratalented, inconsistent Safarova can't ask for a better opportunity to get to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in 7.5 years. Safarova in straights.

Garber: Somebody has to win this match, and I'm thinking experience will be the telling factor with a quarterfinals berth on the line. Safarova in two.

Isaacson: Smitkova has yet to drop a set so far. But she has failed to get past the first round in four of her past six Wimbledons. Worry not, she'll be through to the quarters this time. Smitkova in straights.

Wilansky: A life-changing Wimbledon for Smitkova is an understatement. Including qualifying, she's won six matches in a row here, including wins over the 45th-ranked Bojana Jovanovski and American Coco Vandeweghe. Why stop now? Smitkova in three.

Madison Keys versus Yaroslava Shvedova (3rd RD, suspended with Shvedova leading 7-6 (7), 6-6)

Bialik: Shvedova should end Key's fine run on grass in mere minutes, though if the 19-year-old American manages to take the tiebreaker, I'd favor her in the deciding set.

Garber: The way Keys was moving (or not) through the last few games was difficult to watch. Both her thighs were taped -- how is she going to come into a Monday completion? Probably not well. With all due respect, I'll take Shvedova in two.

Isaacson: At 19, Keys probably has good recuperative powers, and with a day to take care of what looked like a re-aggravation of her pulled muscle, I'm going with wishful thinking and patriotic homerism. Keys in three.

Wilansky: Keys went down with an injury, and Shvedova loves this surface. She'll prevail in the tiebreaker.

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