Ashleigh Barty reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon 2021 by beating Barbora Krejcicova, Roland Garros 2021 champion for 7-5 6-3. The Australian who struggled a lot to find the rhythm to put her rival in difficulty. Before the tiebreaker of the first set, Barty got more aggressive and placed the break that allowed her to take home the first set 7-5.
In the second set, however, the decisive break comes in the sixth game. Australia defended him with their nails and then finished in an hour and 35 minutes of play. Below the match-point.
In the other matches, Aryna Sabalenka who overtook Kazakh Elena Rybakina 6-3 4-6 6-3.
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No.1 seed @ashbarty navigates through to the quarter-finals after a tricky encounter against Roland-Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova, winning 7-5, 6-3#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/7QxzUFADWJ — Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 5, 2021
Ons Jabeur, after ousting two former Wimbledon champions (Venus Williams in the second round and Garbine Muguruza in the third) qualified for the quarter-finals for the first time by beating Iga Swiatek in three sets.