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Rybakina takes down Rogers to set Sabalenka round of 16 clash at Wimbledon

Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina rolled past Shelby Rogers in straight sets on Day 5 at Wimbledon to reach the round of 16.

Elena Rybakina, Roland-Garros Elena Rybakina played the match of her life against Serena Williams (Panoramic)
  • What happened: No 18 seed Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan knocked off unseeded American Shelby Rogers to book her spot in Wimbledon’s round of 16, 6-1, 6-4.
  • Key stat: The 21-year-old is making her Wimbledon main draw debut.
  • Key stat #2: Rybakina has held serve in 26 of 27 service games at Wimbledon through three rounds.
  • Acing debut: Rybakina has fired 22 aces and won 85 percent of first-serve points.
  • Next opponent: Rybakina will face No 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka on manic Monday at Wimbledon.
  • To follow the matches live, see the men’s and women’s draws, we recommend that you visit the official tournament website.
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