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Wimbledon: Caroline Garcia slips into the second round after a super tiebreak


The French qualified by eliminating British player Yuriko Miyazaki (4-6, 6-1, 7-6) on Monday in the first round of Wimbledon.

Caroline Garcia knocked out British player Yuriko Miyazaki, world No. 206, in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday.

The French had to fight in three sets (4-6, 6-1, 7-6) and almost two and a half hours of play to advance to the next round.

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Garcia, who played with big bandages at the top of both thighs, above all held on psychologically and was able to make the difference in the super tie break of the decisive set.

She flew away to afford five match points at 9/4, the first two on her serve, and concluded on the first.

The 28-year-old Frenchwoman, N.2 tricolor behind Alizé Cornet (37th), won her first tournament in Germany on Saturday in Germany since 2019, the eighth of her career and the third on grass.

She will face another Briton in the second round, seeded n°10 Emma Raducanu, victorious over Belgian player Alison Van Uytvanck (6-4, 6-4).

Source: lefigaro

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