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Xu Yifan advances into women’s doubles fourth round at Wimbledon
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Xu Yifan advances into women’s doubles fourth round at Wimbledon

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London, Jul 8: Fourth-seeded Xu Yifan from China and Gabriela Dabrowski from Canada reached the 4th round at Wimbledon on super Monday, beating 13th-seeded Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai from China 7-5, 6-3.

At last month's French Open, one of the quarterfinals was a duel between the two pairs. Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai defeated Xu and her partner 6-2, 7-5, 7-5.

"I enjoy womens' doubles and I am eager to win the Grand Slam title. I just try to make my career as long as possible," Xu said.

Xu and Dabrowski made a quick switch from clay court in France to grass in England. Earleir in the 2nd round, Xu and Dabrowski defeated Kateryna Kozlova from Ukraine and Arina Rodionova from Russia 6-2, 6-1.

Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai stormed into the finals in last month's French Open, where they lost to Kristina Mladenovic from France and Timea Babos from Hungary 6-2, 6-3.

Duan and Zheng also want to go further in future. "We hope that we can win a prestigious Grand Slam title one day," Duan said. (UNI-Xinhua)