Struggling Krejcikova halts Muguruza comeback to reach quarters
In a tight match, Andrea Krejcikova fought off the comeback from Garbine Muguruza to reach her second consecutive Wimbledon quarterfinal.
In a neck and neck battle between two of tennis’ best players in the women’s singles tournament at this year’s Wimbledon, it was 19-year old Slovakian player Andreas Krajickova who emerged victorious over former world number one Spaniard Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez Suarez “Garbiñe” by 7-6(4), 6-7(5), 8-6 after three hours on court. The win ensures that she joins compatriot Petra Kvitová as part of Slovenia’s first ever TWO semifinalists entries in any Grand Slam event for both
Thanks to the solid play of unseeded Barbora Krejcikova, top-seeded Garbine Muguruza’s comeback was halted in the quarterfinals on Monday.
The match between Muguruza and Krejcikova started with some momentum for each player respectively; however, it quickly became apparent that this would be a tight contest when both players held their serve through five games before deciding which one could get more breaks throughout the remainder of set 1. At 5–5 after seemingly taking control by earning her first break point chance at 30–40 but failing to convert thanks to an unforced error from four feet away off a short ball thrown towards her body while she did not move forward during preparations beforehand thus allowing