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Belarusian star Aryna Sabalenka reaches the fourth round of Wimbeldon for the first time

ISTANBUL: Aryna Sabalenka defeated Maria Camila Osorio Serrano to advance to the fourth round at Wimbledon on Friday, the Anadolu (AA) news agency reported.

Sabalenka, number 2 in the world, made it to the fourth round for the first time after knocking out Colombian Osorio Serrano in two sets 6-0, 6-3 in London.

Iga Swiatek, Karolina Pliskova and Elena Rybakina also moved forward in the tournament.

In the men’s singles, the Russian Andrey Rublev defeated the Italian Fabio Fognini 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Christian Garin beat Pedro Martinez and Karen Khachanov claimed victory over Frances Tiafoe to move on to the next round.

Meanwhile, world number one Novak Djokovic beat Denis Kudla in two sets and qualified for the fourth round.

Also the Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, the Hungarian Marton Fucsovics and the Canadian Denis Shapovalov.

In the women’s singles, the American Madison Keys and the Tunisian Ons Jabeur moved on to the round of 16.

-Bernama

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