Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

2019-07-04 04:21:19 GMT2019-07-04 12:21:19(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates after the women's singles second round match with Monica Puig of Puerto Rico at the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Britain, on July 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Han Yan) Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic celebrates after the women's singles second round match with Monica Puig of Puerto Rico at the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Britain, on July 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

LONDON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic reached third round at Wimbledon, beating gold medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-0, 6-4.

After moving past both Zhu Lin and Puig, third-seeded Pliskova will face Hsieh Su-Wei of Chinese Taipei, who beat the former Wimbledon semifinalist Kirsten Flipkens from Belgium 7-6, 6-3.

In the first round at Wimbledon, Hsieh beat the former champion of French Open Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia 6-2, 6-2 in just 67 minutes. Last year, in 3rd round at Wimbledon, Hsieh ended the winning streak of then world No.1 Simona Halep from Romania.

 

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