Wimbledon day nine: Top seed Ashleigh Barty headlines women’s quarter-final day

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It is women’s quarter-finals day at Wimbledon with the top two seeds, Ashleigh Barty and Aryna Sabalenka, in action on Centre Court.

The men’s quarter-final line-up also needs completing with second seed Daniil Medvedev 2-1 up against Hubert Hurkacz.

Here, the PA news agency looks ahead to the ninth day of the Championships.

Order of play

Centre Court
Daniil Medvedev v Hubert Hurkacz
Ons Jabeur v Aryna Sabalenka
Ashleigh Barty v Ajla Tomljanovic

Court One
Karolina Pliskova v Viktorija Golubic
Karolina Muchova v Angelique Kerber

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Match of the day

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Ons Jabeur has had an amazing tournament (Simon Bruty/AELTC Pool)

Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to win a WTA title in Birmingham last month and had already knocked out former champions Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza before a 5-7 6-1 6-1 victory saw seventh seed Swiatek added to the list. Sabalenka is enjoying her best run at a grand slam and is desperate to go further. This will be an intriguing clash of styles.

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British teenager Raducanu’s fairytale run came to an end in sad circumstances on Monday night, but the future certainly looks bright.

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