Svitolina eases into Birmingham quarters

Naomi Osaka

"When I come into the tournament, it's always the goal for me to win the tournament", Svitolina elaborated, during her post-match press conference. The first set saw good service games on both sides and only one loose from Cornet that cost her the set, getting broken in game five and creating no chances on the return in order to get it back.

Alize fends off two match points on serve in game seven but Svitolina crossed the finish line with another good hold in game eight to race into the last eight.

Rybarikova, who reached the Wimbledon semi-finals past year, overcame France's Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 6-2 6-1.

Jakupovic will next take on Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova, who mounted a comeback to win 3-6 6-2 6-1 against world number 56 Kristina Mladenovic.

The Slovak accelerated toward victory against the former top 10 player from France with an array of slice ground strokes, clever approaches and sharp volleys. It really is a welcome quarter-final for Rybarikova, who has many big points to defend during the grass season, none bigger than the semi-final points looming at Wimbledon.

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"I think I'd been a bit passive".

The third set of a match which lasted almost two hours took only 22 minutes.

Rybarikova next faces Slovenian qualifier Dalila Jakupovic, who on Tuesday overcame a difference in rankings of nearly 100 places and saved four match points while beating seventh-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium.

Japan's Naomi Osaka retired from her second round match against Dalila Jakupovic in Birmingham with an abdominal problem.

Osaka, ranked 18th in the world, struggled on serve and lost the first set 6-3 before calling for the trainer.

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