Monica Puig of Puerto Rico continued her dream run, as she advanced to the fourth round of the Wimbledon Chmapionships 2013, after defeating Czech Republic's Eva Birnerová 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 , in a grueling three-setter.
The first set was domintaed by the 28-year-old Czech, who won 79% of the first-serve points and converted 2/4 break points, to grab the opening set 6-4, in 51 minutes.
Puig, who reached the third round of the Roland Garros earlier this year, came back strong to bag the second set 6-3, in 42 minutes.
After the match being thrown into the decider, both the opponents looked firm on their serve. However, Puig produced some sensational shots in the middle, which helped her steal a break, and eventually went on to take the third set 6-4 in 42 minutes, and ultimately booked herself a spot in the fourth round.
Monica Puig next faces American Sloane Stephens, seeded seventeenth for the tournament.
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