Svitolina also eliminates Swiatek;  The Dutch at Wimbledon doubles are shining

Svitolina also eliminates Swiatek; The Dutch at Wimbledon doubles are shining

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina joined the last four at Wimbledon on Tuesday by defeating world number 1 Polish Iga Swiatek 7-5, 6-7, 6-2.

And so Svitolina turned out to be the big sensation of the London Women’s Grass Championships. Ukrainian (28) coached by Raimon Sluiter. She was away for a while to become a mother and was accepted into Wimblon with a wild card. She was beaten mercilessly on Tuesday in the third set against Swiatek, who is not a turf specialist but the reigning Roland Garros and US Open champion.

On her way to her first Grand Slam title?

Svitolina is now just two wins away from her maiden Grand Slam title. In the semifinals she will compete against Czech Marketa Vondrousova. Earlier today, she stunned American Jessica Pegula, the fourth seed, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

Dutch tennis players perform well in men’s doubles at Wimbledon. The Greek Talon track, which was already knocked out in the first round in singles last week, was very strong for Australian John Pearce and Marcelo Melo from Brazil on Tuesday with Bart Stephens in the eighth final: 7-5, 6-4.

With Stephens, the Greek track was added to the doubles schedule at the last minute because Nick Kyrgios pulled out. The two former friends were surprised by the elimination of the American Rajeev Ram and the British Joe Salisbury, formerly ranked number one in the world.

The Dutch duo was accepted into the main tournament as a reserve

David Bell lost three match points in the third round of the Wimbledon men’s doubles tournament with his American partner Reese Stalder. The 32-year-old Bell lost 7-5 4-6 7-6 (5) to Indian Rohan Bopanna and Australian Matt Ebden. Bell and Stalder took three match points at 6-5 in the third set. In the deciding game tiebreaker 6-6, they led 3-1, but lost 7 points in a row.

Thus, Bubanna and Ebden are the opponents of Talon Grips and Bart Stephens in the last eight. The Dutch duo was accepted into the main tournament as a reserve and has already won three matches. Ebden won Wimbledon last year when he played alongside compatriot Max Purcell.

Dutch doubles specialist Wesley Koolhoff also reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon for the first time in his career. The world number 2 won with his British partner Neil Skupsky against Australians Jordan Thompson and Max Purcell: 6-3 7-6 (3). In the second long set, the first-place pair scored 6 set points. Koolhoff is seeking his first Grand Slam title.

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