Wimbledon 2018: Muguruza, Cilic beaten as big upsets continue

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Van Uytvanck produced the performance of her career to defeat the third seed 5-7 6-2 6-1 on No.2 Court on Thursday.

Muguruza joins fellow
top-ten seeds Caroline
Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens, Elina Svitolina, Caroline Garcia and Petra Kvitova in being knocked out in the first four days.

"She played big, took a lot of risk and it worked for her".

"But it's a little bit sad because I wanted to really go out there".

Kerber came through a battle with 18-year-old reigning Wimbledon girls' singles champion Claire Liu, the two-time grand slam victor rallying to triumph 3-6 6-2 6-4.

The third seed has been beaten in three sets by Belgian Alison van Uytvanck in fading light.

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In their last six matches, Cilic won one and four went to a deciding set, including this year's Australian Open final.

"I always want to play on the bigger courts, but it's just how the scheduling works, I can't say anything now".

He trails 6-4, 5-7, 6-7. Uytvanck, who is openly gay and in a relationship with fellow Belgian pro 20-year-old Greet Minnen, said, "I mean, I'm not sick".

Muguruza's defeat leaves just top seed Simona Halep, number 7 Karolina Pliskova and 10th seed Madison Keys as the remaining top-ranked contenders after two rounds.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios will square off with Japan's Kei Nishikori in round three.

With a second chance to serve out the set, the defending champion was quick to build a 40-0 lead and a forehand that just clipped the baseline put the third seed in front after 48 minutes of play. Next up for Uytvanck is Estonia's 28th seed Anett Kontaveit, who'll she play on Saturday.

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Uytvanck beat the Spaniard 5-7, 6-2, 6-1.

"I felt much more confident in my game, I served better and I felt so pumped", said Pella, who reached the third round of a major for the first time.

Meanwhile, Johanna Konta's hopes of another deep run at Wimbledon came to an end at the hands of Dominika Cibulkova in the second round.

"Well, I was looking for this match for years, but I never expected it to be here in Wimbledon against Cilic", said Pella, whose sister Catalina is ranked 300th on the women's tour.

Godina made the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time. "It seems like it's nothing major".

Australia's Ashleigh Barty beat Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 7-5 in a match between former Wimbledon girls champions.

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The Belgian, who has been open about her relationship on social media, talked about it publicly for the first time in a segment of a television sports show back home earlier in the year, where she said the couple were going to live together soon.

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