“Kasatkin for the first time reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon

– Russian tennis player Darya Kasatkina won the permit in 1 / 4 finals of the tournament series Grand slam “Wimbledon”.

In the match of the fourth round of the competition, Monday 14th racket of the world defeated the representative of Belgium Alison van Atbank (47-e a place in rating WTA). The result of the confrontation– 6:7 (6:8), 6:3, 6:2 in favor of the Russians.

Thus, Kasatkin for the first time in his career he reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. On the Grand slam tournaments this achievement is the highest: it had previously reached the same stage at the “Roland Garros”.

Kasatkina opponent in the quarterfinals will be 10-ranked Angelic Kerber. On account of its two won the Grand slam tournament: the Australian Open and the U.S. Open (both in 2016).

Earlier Kasatkina and Kerber have met six times, on account of her rivals in three wins.

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