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Ostapenko through to Wimbledon 1/4; Gulbis out

BC, Riga, 09.07.2018.Print version
Today, Latvia's Alona Ostapenko defeated Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6 (7:4), 6-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of this year's Wimbledon Grand Slam tennis tournament, informs LETA.

At the moment, Ostapenko is ranked 12th in the WTA rankings, while Sasnovich is ranked 50th.

Ostapenko has earned 430 WTA ranking points for advancing to the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, where she will play Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.

Meanwhile, Latvia's top-ranked men's tennis player, Ernests Gulbis, lost to Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-7 (5:7), 6-7 (10:12), 1-6 in the final 16 of Wimbledon today.

At the moment, Gulbis is ranked 139th in the world, while Nishikori is ranked 28th.

Gulbis has earned 205 ATP ranking points for advancing to the final 16 of Wimbledon, and will be moving quite considerably up in the ATP rankings next week.

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