06 Jul 2021: 2021 Wimbledon: Karolina Pliskova reaches her maiden Wimbledon semi-final
Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova qualified for her maiden semi-final at Wimbledon after beating Viktorija Golubic. She defeated the Swiss player in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, in what turned out to be a one-sided quarter-final. Pliskova will now face either Ons Jabeur or Aryna Sabalenka in the penultimate clash of 2021 Wimbledon. The former is still in search of her maiden Grand Slam title.
Match: How did the match pan out?
Pliskova had the wood over Golubic right from the start. She broke the latter's serve after claiming a 3-2 lead in the first set. Pliskova wrapped up the set after 37 minutes. She raced to a 3-0 lead in the second set as well before Golubic won two games. However, the former made the most of her lead, advancing to the semis.
Fact: Pliskova reaches her fourth major semi-final
Pliskova has reached her maiden semi-final at Wimbledon. Overall, she has qualified for fourth semi-final at Grand Slams. Pliskova has gone past the semi-final stage only once (majors) in her career, when she qualified for the 2016 US Open final.
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