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Astana, Kazakhstan • 10 July, 2023 | 10:12
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Rybakina Aces Her Way to 2nd Round of Wimbledon

The Kazakh tennis player went against world no. 33 Shelby Rogers

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World no. 3 Elena Rybakina advances past Shelby Rogers 6:4, 1:6, 2:6 on her way to defending the Wimbledon champion title, QazMonitor reports.

In the opening round of Wimbledon, Elena Rybakina, the Kazakh tennis player, stepped onto the court to defend her first 'Grand Slam' title against an American tennis player world no. 33 Shelby Rogers.

The initial set witnessed a tense exchange, ultimately concluding in Rogers' favor with a score of 6:4. However, Rybakina swiftly turned the tables in the following set, showcasing her dominance and overpowering her opponent with an impressive 1:6 victory. As the match entered the decisive third set, the intensity escalated, leading to yet another nerve-wracking battle. Despite the pressure, Rybakina displayed her skill and determination, ultimately securing a hard-fought victory 2:6

During the match, Elena Rybakina scored 12 aces against her opponent, while Rogers managed 2, and made 2 double faults, compared to Rogers' 4.

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