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Last year’s quarter-finalist Tomljanovic advances into Wimbledon third round

Ajla Tomljanovic beats Catherine Harrison in straight sets to reach the third round at Wimbledon, 12 months after achieving her best Grand Slam result at the All England Club

Ajla Tomljanovic Wimbledon 2021 July 1, 2021: Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia in action during the second round of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships Grand Slam tennis tournament against Alize Cornet of France

Australian Ajla Tomljanovic reached the third round of Wimbledon by defeating American qualifier Catherine Harrison 6-2, 6-2 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Thursday.

Tomljanovic, ranked No 44 in the world, achieved her best result at a Major at Wimbledon last year – making a run all the way to the quarter-finals.

She will next meet either Swiss Viktorija Golubic or Czech Barbora Krejcikova, the No 13 seed for a place in the round of 16.

Wimbledon (Grand Slam), second-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Paula Badosa (4) beat Irina Bara: 6-3, 6-2
  • Kaja Juvan beat Dalma Galfi: 7-5, 6-3
  • Ons Jabeur (3) beat Katarzyna Kawa (Q): 6-4, 6-0
  • Maria Sakkari (5) beat Viktoriya Tomova: 6-4, 6-3
  • Irina-Camelia Begu beat Elisabetta Cocciaretto: 6-4, 6-4
  • Alison Riske (28) beat Maja Chwalinska (Q): 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
  • Diane Parry beat Mai Hontama (Q): 6-3, 6-2
  • Angelique Kerber (15) beat Magda Linette: 6-3, 6-3
  • Caroline Garcia beat Emma Raducanu (10): 6-3, 6-3
  • Marie Bouzkova beat Ann Li: 6-0, 6-3
  • Jelena Ostapenko (12) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Q): 6-2, 6-2
  • Tatjana Maria beat Sorana Cirstea (26): 6-3, 1-6, 7-5
  • Jule Niemeier beat Anett Kontaveit (2): 6-4, 6-0
  • Lesia Tsurenko beat Anhelina Kalinina (29): 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
  • Shuai Zhang (33) beat Marta Kostyuk: 7-6 (6), 6-2
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