Karolina Pliskova beats Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

WION Web Team
Melbourne Airport VIC, Australia Updated: Jan 21, 2019, 03:47 PM(IST)

File photo of Karolina Pliskova. Photograph:( Reuters )

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The Czech Republic's seventh seed broke former Wimbledon champion Muguruza five times in the one-sided clash in the afternoon sunshine at Margaret Court Arena

Karolina Pliskova on Monday thrashed two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza 6-3 6-1 to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third time in a row. 

The Czech Republic's seventh seed broke former Wimbledon champion Muguruza five times in the one-sided clash in the afternoon sunshine at Margaret Court Arena.

Pliskova needed just 24 minutes to win the second set. She will next meet Serena Williams for a place in the semi-finals.

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