The Wimbledon women’s singles takes centre stage on Tuesday – and nobody imagined the quarter-final line-up would shape up as it has.
With every top 10 seed out already, here Press Association Sport looks at the talking points for another busy day at the championships.
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Russia’s World Cup dream may be over, but Wimbledon is a different story
Russia has only ever had one Wimbledon singles champion – Maria Sharapova in 2004 – but Daria Kasatkina has designs on changing that. The 21-year-old fought off hard-hitting Alison Van Uytvanck on Monday and will take on former Australian Open and US Open champion Angelique Kerber in Tuesday’s Centre Court opener. “I’m just like an artist and I’m playing with the heart,” the likeable Kasatkina said. She vowed she would not let the occasion get to her, citing recent grand slam quarter-final experience at the French Open, saying she would approach the match “with the feeling that it’s just the next match, it’s not like something huge”.