Three Czech players excelled in the women’s singles at Wimbledon on Monday, all making it to the quarterfinals. Lucie Šafářová beat her compatriot Tereza Smitková 6:0, 6:2 securing a place in the quarterfinals for the first time in her sporting career, Petra Kvitová beat China’s Peng Shuai 6:3, 6:2, and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová defeated Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki 6:2, 7:5. The Czech winning streak means that the country is certain to have at least one semifinalist.
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