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Garbiñe Muguruza - Alison Van Uytvanck
Wimbledon women - 5 July 2018

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GAME, SET AND MATCH! - MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-6 VAN UYTVANCK. What a win for the Belgian world No.47. She dumps the defending champion out with a stunning display. Muguruza led 0-30 but Ali came flying back to serve it out after one hour and 51 minutes on Court 2.

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BREAK! - MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-5 VAN UYTVANCK. Garbi is in BIG trouble now. Van Uytvanck hits some sublime returns to tee up double break point. Muguruza saves one, but the Belgian trades massive blows with the Spaniard from the baseline and comes out on top to move within a game of a major upset.

 
 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-4 VAN UYTVANCK. The Belgian has a wobble at 30-0 and Muguruza storms back to 30-30. A corking forehand winner gets Ali back on track and she consolidates when Garbi guides a mid-court ball horribly long.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-3 VAN UYTVANCK. Muguruza falls heavily attempting to pick up a sweet drop shot from Ali, but seems okay. The Spaniard is up against it at 0-30 and then faces a break point from deuce before getting herself into winning positions. The No.3 seed can't make it count though and van Uytvanck goes on the attack to convert on the second opportunity. Huge upset alert? Maybe....

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-2 VAN UYTVANCK. It's all coming off for the Belgian. She shows the deftest of touches to stun a half volley just over the net before sending the crowd wild with an ace that claims a love hold.

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 1-1 VAN UYTVANCK. A sharp response from Muguruza. She needed that. This is SO finely poised.

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 0-1 VAN UYTVANCK. The world No.47 is not changing her approach. It's fearless tennis and gets her off on the right note in the decider.

 
 

SET! - MUGURUZA 7-5 2-6 VAN UYTVANCK. Wow! Ali breaks again to take the set in style. Muguruza is in trouble here.

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-5 VAN UYTVANCK. No sense of deja vu this time. Ali was 4-2 up in the first set before crumbling, but not this time. She's forced to deuce but holds her nerve and is now closing in on taking this to a decider.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 7-5 2-4 VAN UYTVANCK. Relentless is the word. Van Uytvanck just keeps hitting flat, big shots. Muguruza is renowned for her power, but has no answer to this. She's broken again and the Belgian deservedly takes the initiative in Set 2.

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 2-3 VAN UYTVANCK. Muguruza pulls off a tricky hold from 30-30 before Ali edges back in front with a game to 15. The Belgian continues to go for her shots with real depth and venom.

 

MUGURUZA 7-5 1-2 VAN UYTVANCK. Muguruza's momentum has been firmly checked. The Spaniard fights back to make deuce, but can't unlock the Belgian's defence on this occasion as a stunning backhand winner down the line puts the underdog on the front foot.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 7-5 1-1 VAN UYTVANCK. Ali has hit some sensational winners this evening - and she's at it again here to instantly break back.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 7-5 1-0 VAN UYTVANCK. It's been a super couple of minutes for Muguruza. She follows up the first set with an aggressive return game that she seals with a backhand winner. The 2017 champion is a set and a break to the good.

 

SET! - MUGURUZA 7-5 VAN UYTVANCK. The No.3 seed doesn't allow herself to wobble this time as she serves it out to love. She punches her fist as she comes through what proved to be a difficult 47-minute test.

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BREAK! - MUGURUZA 6-5 VAN UYTVANCK. Muguruza bites back and breaks to 30. The reigning champion will have another chance to serve out the set.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 5-5 VAN UYTVANCK. The Spaniard chokes at the vital moment. Van Uytvanck benefits from a huge net cord for 15-30 but then hammers a stunning forehand winner. Muguruza is nervous and lashes just long to gift the Belgian a lifeline in the set.

 

BREAK! - MUGURUZA 5-4 VAN UYTVANCK. 'Come on!' That's the cry from Muguruza as her opponent floats a defensive shot long on a second break point. The Spaniard has been under the cosh at times in this set, but will now have the chance to serve for it.

 

MUGURUZA 4-4 VAN UYTVANCK. Garbi hits back from 4-2 down to level.