Ajla Tomljanovic exits Wimbledon with tough three-set quarter-final loss

2022-07-06 19:44:34

London: The Wimbledon run of Ajla Tomljanovic has ended in the quarter-finals, with the Australian falling to Elena Rybakina in a tough three-setter where the momentum swung noticeably in the second set.

It’s back-to-back final eight finishes at Wimbledon for Tomljanovic, 29, who will be disappointed by this defeat after she began the match on court one with all her weapons on show.

Ajla Tomljanovic plays a forehand against Elena Rybakina.

Ajla Tomljanovic plays a forehand against Elena Rybakina.Credit:Getty Images

In an absorbing clash, world No.44 Ajla Tomljanovic went down 6-4, 2-6, 3-6 in one hour and 51 minutes.

Rybakina will now play former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep.

Next up in London, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios will strive to reach the semi-finals. He faces Chile’s Cristian Garin in the quarter-finals.

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