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Surprises continue, number 1 in the world also dropped 

Surprises continue, number 1 in the world also dropped


World champion Simona Dalep (Romania) missed a match and dropped into the third round of the Wimbledon Open Championship. Hallep lost from Su-Wei Sie (Taiwan) with 6:3, 4:6, 5:7 after 2:20 hours of play.

The Romanian had a 5-2 lead in the third set and in 5:4, and the opponents` serve went to match but missed it. This allowed the 32-year-old Asian to make a series of five consecutive games, making the turn and ultimate success, for the first time in his career to play in Wimbledon`s fourth round.

Su-Wei Sie`s rival will be Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia), a quarter-finalist, who beat Elizabeth Mertens (Belgium) with 6:2, 6:2.

Dropping out of Halep means that there is only one top 10 tennis player in the scheme - Carolina Plishkova, and Serena Williams turns out to be the undisputed favorite of the title.

Roland Garros champion in 2017, Alyna Ostapko (Latvia) is also ahead of Vitalia Dyyenko with 6:0, 6:4. Strictly, a quarter-finalist on London last season, took the first nine games on the road to success.

Alison Wahn Weltwank of Belgium recorded a record Wimbledon ranking after winning 6:2, 6:3 in the third round against Annette Contawat (Estonia). Van Wittvank will play against the 14th in the Daria Kasatkinna (Russia), which eliminates 17th Ashley Barti (Australia) with 7:5, 6:3. 21-year-old Kasatkin will also play for the first time in the fourth round.

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