American Alison Riske upset No. 1-seeded Ashleigh Barty within the spherical of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday.
The unseeded Riske got here from a set right down to beat Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. Riske broke for a 5-Three lead within the last set and clinched her win on her first match level when Barty despatched a backhand broad.
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Riske will now transfer on to her first profession Grand Slam quarterfinal.
The loss ends a 15-match successful streak for Barty, who was coming off wins on the French Open and the Birmingham Traditional. She was ranked No. 1 on the earth coming into Wimbledon.
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For Riske, it was her 30th Grand Slam event, however she’s solely gone so far as the fourth spherical on the 2013 U.S. Open. The 29-year-old will face the winner of a match between Serena Williams and Carla Suarez Navarro.
The Related Press contributed to this report.