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Barbora Krejcikova beats Garbine Muguruza to reach quarter-finals

New York: Barbora Krejcikova survived a Garbine Muguruza fight back and late injury issue to claim a 6-3 7-6(4) win and move into the quarter-finals of the US Open on Sunday, while her Spanish opponent’s run at Flushing Meadows ended at a familiar roadblock.

Playing in the US Open main draw for the first time after failing to qualify on five occasions, Czech Krejcikova has suddenly found form on the New York hardcourts, at times looking as comfortable as she did earlier this year on clay winning the French Open.

Barbora Krejcikova in action. Credit:AP

However, Krejcikova, who called a medical time-out late in the second set, looked in distress after the match and was helped off the court by medical staff.

“At the end I was really struggling and I feel really bad right now,” said Krejcikova, who skipped her post-match news conference but provided comments through the WTA.

“I…

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