Result: Stanislas Wawrinka eases into fourth round at Wimbledon

Stanislas Wawrinka reaches the fourth round at Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 6-4 win over Denis Istomin.

Stanislas Wawrinka has reached the fourth round at Wimbledon with a comfortable straight-sets win over Denis Istomin.

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles third round match against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2014© Getty Images

The Swiss fifth seed broke twice late on in the first set to claim it 6-3 before tightening his grip with another 6-3 triumph in the second.

The Australian Open champion then opened up a 2-0 lead at the start of the third, and he was able to hold on to serve out the contest 6-3 6-3 6-4.

Waiting for Wawrinka in round four will be either American ninth seed John Isner or Spanish 19th seed Feliciano Lopez.

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning his men's singles third round match against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut on day five of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 27, 2014
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060