Wimbledon 2018: Karolina Pliskova reaches third spherical for the primary time
|Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC|
|Venue: All England Membership, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July|
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Karolina Pliskova beat Victoria Azarenka to succeed in the third spherical at Wimbledon for the primary time.
The Czech seventh seed triumphed 6-Three 6-Three within the battle of the previous world quantity ones.
Azarenka, now ranked 87th, is simply simply getting again to common motion after a custody dispute involving her son.
Though the two-time Australian Open winner from Belarus was aggressive all through, Pliskova had the benefit on the massive moments.
“The previous couple of years I used to be ready for a very good end result and it nonetheless did not come, possibly this 12 months is the time,” the Czech informed BBC Sport.
“I’m feeling nice. I believe I used to be fairly strong and I used to be actually sturdy on my serve which was actually necessary. She additionally performed very nicely from the baseline, she is all the time robust to beat.”