Wimbledon 2014: Barbora Zahlavova Strycova Knocks Caroline Wozniacki Out

Caroline Wozniacki failed to challenge 28-year-old Barbora Zahlavova Strycova and lost her Wimbledon fourth round match 2-6, 5-7.

updated: June 30, 2014 18:44 IST
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Caroline Wozniacki failed to put up a fight against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova who had served a doping ban last year. (Image: AP)


Barbora Zahlavova Strycova claimed another famous scalp at Wimbledon as the unseeded Czech moved into the quarter-finals with a 6-2, 7-5 victory against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki on Monday.

Zahlavova Strycova, the world number 43, had enjoyed the best win of her career in the previous round when she defeated Chinese second seed Li Na and she added Danish 16th seed Wozniacki to her list of upsets, converting a sixth match point to move into the last eight at a Grand Slam for the first time at the 32nd attempt.

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