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Azarenka into Wimbledon 3rd round, Govortsova sets personal record

The Belarusian tennis player Olga Govortsova advanced to the third round of Wimbledon beating France's Alize Cornet (25) 7:6 (8:6), 2:6, 6:1. 

This result is the best in the Belarusian's career. Earlier she could not advance further than the second round at Wimbledon. 

Her third-round opponent will be Slovakian Magdaléna Rybáriková. 

The former world No.1 Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, thanks to the victory over Belgian Kirsten Flipkens, also entered the third round of Wimbledon.

She won both sets with the same score 6:3.

Azarenka takes on France's Kristina Mladenovic (38), who beat Latvian Elena Ostapenko (147) in two sets, 6:4, 7:5. Ostapenko had knocked out Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro (9) in the first round of the competition.

Another Belarusian tennis player, Wimbledon debutant Alexandra Sasnovich lost in the second round to an opponent from Kazakhstan.

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