DABROWSKI ELIM­I­NATED

Calgary Sun - - SPORTS - — THE CANA­DIAN PRESS

lON­dON — Gabriela dabrowski’s run at Wim­ble­don is over.

the Cana­dian and part­ner yi­fan Xu of China, seeded sixth, lost 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 to No. 12 seeds Ni­cole Melichar of the u.S., and Kveta Peschke of the Czech

repub­lic in the Wim­ble­don semi­fi­nals on Fri­day.

dabrowski and Xu were up a break at 4-2 in the third set, but could not hold on.

the match saw dabrowski and Xu fight off three match points be­fore

ty­ing it at 5-5 in the third set. Melichar and Peschke won the next two games.

the 26-year-old dabrowski, of Ot­tawa, has won two Grand Slam mixed doubles ti­tles (the 2018 aus­tralian Open and 2017 French Open), but never had ad­vanced past the quar­ter­fi­nals

in women’s doubles at a ma­jor be­fore this week.

Melichar and Peschke will face No. 3 seeds Barbora Kre­j­cikova and Ka­te­rina Sini­akova of the Czech repub­lic in the final.

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