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Elena Rybakina Advances to Wimbledon Quarterfinals After Kalinskaya’s Injury

London: Fourth seed Elena Rybakina solidified her status as a formidable title contender at Wimbledon 2024 with a commanding performance against Anna Kalinskaya, who retired from the match due to injury.

Rybakina, the 2022 champion, was leading 6-3, 3-0 when Kalinskaya, hindered by a wrist injury, was forced to leave the last-16 match in tears. The Russian 17th seed had previously taken a medical timeout during the first set.

Rybakina, born in Russia but representing Kazakhstan, is now the highest remaining seed in the women’s draw and is set to face Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals.

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