Go Gabby! Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski is heading to the Wimbledon semifinals in women’s doubles. Gabriela and herr partner, Yifan Xu of China, defeated the unseeded pair of Bethaine Mattek-Sands of the U.S., and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in a quarterfinal match up earlier today.
It marks the best women’s doubles showing at a Grand Slam event for Gabriela, who advanced to the quarterfinals with Xu at the 2017 U.S. Open and 2018 Australian Open. She and Xu will face No. 12 seeds Nicole Melichar of the U.S. and Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic in the semifinals.
Gabriela Dabrowski, who is ranked 6th in Women’s Doubles at Wimbledon has won two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles; the 2018 Australian Open with Mate Pavic and 2017 French Open with Rohan Bopanna.
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