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World No 97 Niemeier advances to Wimbledon fourth round

Jule Niemeier beat Lesia Tsurenko in three sets and will meet either Heather Watson or Kaja Juvan in the fourth round

Jule Niemeier at Wimbledon in 2022 Jule Niemeier at Wimbledon in 2022 Image Credit: AI/ Reuters/ Panoramic

German Jule Niemeier defeated Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to move into the fourth round of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Friday.

Niemeier, ranked No 97, had upset second seed Anett Kontaveit, of Estonia, in the second round. The German will face the winner of the match between Heather Watson and Slovenian Kaja Juvan in the fourth round.

Prior to this week, Niemeier had never won a Grand Slam match in her career.

WImbledon (Grand Slam), third-round matches (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Jelena Ostapenko (12) beat Irina-Camelia Begu: 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
  • Harmony Tan vs. Katie Boulter
  • Coco Gauff vs. Amanda Anisimova
  • Magdalena Frech vs. Simona Halep
  • Paula Badosa vs. Petra Kvitova
  • Petra Martic vs. Jessica Pegula
  • Qinwen Zheng vs. Elena Rybakina
  • Ajla Tomljanovic vs. Barbora Krejcikova
  • Iga Swiatek vs. Alize Cornet
  • Shuai Zhang vs. Caroline Garcia
  • Marie Bouzkova vs. Alison Riske
  • Maria Sakkari vs. Tatjana Maria
  • Angelique Kerber vs. Elise Mertens
  • Diane Parry vs. Ons Jabeur
  • Heather Watson vs. Kaja Juvan
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