Monfils will tackle Anderson in the next round, and he enjoys a 5-0 winning record over the South African.
In the third Grand Slam of the season, Nadal defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, and is now just one victory away from making sure he'll leave London with the world number one ranking, regardless of Roger Federer's result.
The American won 6-3 6-3 6-4 on Court Three, serving 21 aces, to set up a last-16 meeting with Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The Serb next faces home hope Kyle Edmund, a 6-4 7-6 (7-0) 6-2 victor over American Bradley Klahn.
With errors flying off her racket the 23-year-old seemed down and out when she trailed 0-4 in the second set.
The final scoreline read 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 in Anderson's favour.
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Zverev had trailed two sets to one when his tie with Fritz was halted due to darkness on Thursday.
Three-time major victor Stan Wawrinka was unable to follow up his first round defeat of sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov when he lost 7-6 (9/7), 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano.
That leaves Serena as the only remaining woman to have won the tournament.
"This is only my second serious tournament back", Williams, who is returning from a maternity leave, said. I played well today.
Once the Czech survived a second-set tiebreak, she raced through the decider to make it through to the second week for the first time in seven attempts.
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Venus Williams became the latest former champion to be knocked out at Wimbledon.
The American veteran couldn't complete a third consecutive comeback this week with the Dutch 20th seed Bertens prevailing 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 8-6.
Struggling to stay in the set after half an hour, Williams found her huge serve just in time to hang on for 4-5.
Serena will play world number 120 Rodina if she advances to the fourth round. I thought I did very well today.
Venus, seeded ninth, joined Petra Kvitova, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki and Sloane Stephens as the most high-profile casualties of Wimbledon's year of the giant-killers in the women's singles.
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Rodina, a 120th-ranked Russian qualifier, upset Keys 7-5, 5-7, 6-4.