Riske (55th) eliminates Barty, but Muchova saves his number one

Barty, number one and recent champion at Roland Garros, fell to American Riske (3-6, 6-2, 6-3, Muchova helped her by winning Plsikova (4-6, 7-5 and 13-11).


Alison Riske, 29-year-old American and 55th in the world, won the victory of his life against the number one and recent Roland Garros champion, Ashleigh Barty (3-6, 6-2 and 6-3) . The great surprise of the start of Manic Monday (Monday Loco) in Wimbledon arrived in the first turn of the track 2, where the Australian had started with a good foot taking with some ease the first set. But then it came down to the push of Riske, who had never gotten that far in a Grand Slam and is already in the quarterfinals to be measured with Serena Williams, who got off Carla Suarez (double 6-2) .

The American had played until now in the tournament four hours more than Barty, who won in an ITF tournament in 2016. This Monday ended the streak of 15 consecutive wins of the aussie, which had not lost from Paris and then won the title in Birmingham. His leadership is no longer in danger, however, because Pliskova needed to reach the final to sit on the throne again and lost against the prognosis against his compatriot Muchova (4-6, 7-5 and 13-11), who had won this same year in Australia.

A at the same time, Elina Svitolina and Petra Martic played on track 3 and the Ukrainian, eighth favorite, had no problem getting rid of the Croatian (24th) in two sets (6-4 and 6- 2) . Svitolina dominated a rival who had won 21 of her last 25 matches to get into the quarterfinals of the tournament for the first time, in which she will face the surprising Muchova (68th) .

Otra of the four players of the Republic of the East that reached the eighth, Barbora Strycova, showed that this is his moment in Wimbledon to win without being seeded the Belgian Elise Mertens (16th) by 4-6, 7-5 and 6-2. had only arrived so far once (2014) and ah Now she will have the opportunity to continue advancing against the British Johanna Konta, who returned to the quarterfinals (she was semifinalist in 2017) after going up against Petra Kvitova (4-6, 6-2 and 6-4) as she had done in the third round before Sloane Stephens. For the bottom of the table, the Chinese Shuai Zhang won by 6-4, 1-6 and 6-2 to the 19-year-old Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska and equals the best result of her career in Grand Slams, reaching the quarters as she did in Australia in 2016. Will be measured with Simona Halep.

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