Caroline Garcia beat Shuai Zhang in the third round to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon.

Caroline Garcia’s great adventure on grass continues. After winning the title in Bad Homburg, the Frenchman qualified for Wimbledon’s knockout round on Friday, dominating 33rd-ranked Shuai Chang (7-6). [3]7-6 [5]) He thus exacts double revenge on the Chinese, who dominated him twice in a row this year in Lyon (6-2, 7-5) and in 2019 at Wimbledon (6-4, 6-0).

The win, her eighth in a row on grass, allows her to reach a second-week Grand Slam for the first time since Roland-Carros 2020, and for the sixth time in her career, including Roland-Carros 2017-2018-2020, Wimbledon 2017 and Australian Open 2018.

Having already won against Emma Raduganu in the previous round, Garcia continued with a very attacking line that matched both the surface and her natural striking. His intentions were rewarded. Especially during the first tie-break, he took the net each time and snatched the result (3-2 to 5-2). His willingness to push forward and finish on the fly gave him a decisive second game win – and the match.

His figures make a clear idea of ​​his performance: in 1h54, Leonis (55th in the world) scored 40 successful shots (including 16 seats). In the eighth round, she will face Czech Marie Bouskova, who beat 28th-seeded American Alison Riske.

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