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Tomljanovic to meet Rybakina in Wimbledon quarter-finals

Ajla Tomljanovic defeated Alize Cornet in three sets and will meet 17th seeded Kazakh Elena Rybakina in the Wimbledon quarter-finals

Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic in action during her fourth round match against France's Alize Cornet at Wimbledon 2022 Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in action during her fourth round match against France’s Alize Cornet at Wimbledon 2022 Image Credit: AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic is through to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon for the second year in a row after beating Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in three sets at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club on Monday

Tomljanovic came from a set down to beat Cornet 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 and she will face 17th seed Elena Rybakina in the last eight. Rybakina defeated Petra Martic in straight sets in another fourth-round encounter.

Tomljanovic yet to drop a set at Wimbledon 2022

Last year’s Wimbledon marked the first time that Tomljanovic advanced to the quarter-final round at a Slam and 12 months later, the Australian will have a chance to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday.

Tomljanovic had defeated Swiss Jil Teichmann, the No 18 seed (6-2, 6-3), American qualifier Catherine Harrison (6-2, 6-2) and Czech Barbora Krejcikova, the No 13 seed (2-6, 6-4, 6-3) in her previous matches this fortnight.

Wimbledon (Grand Slam), round of 16 results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Amanda Anisimova (20) beat Harmony Tan: 6-2, 6-3
  • Simona Halep (16) beat Paula Badosa (4): 6-1, 6-2
  • Elena Rybakina beat Petra Martic: 7-5, 6-3
  • Ons Jabeur (3) beat Elise Mertens (24): 7-6 (9), 6-4
  • Jule Niemeier beat Heather Watson: 6-2, 6-4
  • Tatjana Maria beat Jelena Ostapenko (12): 5-7, 7-5, 7-5
  • Marie Bouzkova beat Caroline Garcia: 7-5, 6-2
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