Elena Rybakina reaches first slam semifinal of Wimbledon 2022

She is the first Kazakh in history to reach the last four of a major.
Фото: KTF 07.07.2022 333

Elena Rybakina came from a set down to defeat Ajla Tomljanovic at Wimbledon and become the first Kazakh to reach a Grand Slam semifinal., El.kz reports with reference to the Kazakh Tennis Federation.

Elena Rybakina delivered a dazzling serving performance against Ajla Tomljanovic in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, firing 15 aces en route to a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory in 1 hour and 51 minutes.

"It's beautiful. I'm happy to have made it to the semifinals. The match was difficult. Thank you to everyone who supported me. I started a little slowly, I didn't serve very well, maybe I was nervous, but I still found my game. In the semifinals I will try to show my best tennis," Elena Rybakina said after the game.

In the semifinals, Rybakina will fight with Simona Halep from Romania (18th racket of the world). This match will be held on July 7, the beginning at 18.00 Nur-Sultan time.