Former champion Petra Kvitova became the first
player to reach the quarterfinals at this year's Wimbledon, beating
Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 7-6 (5), 6-3. She was joined minutes later
by Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, who reached her first career Grand Slam
quarterfinal by ousting Flavia Pennetta of Italy 7-6 (2), 6-3. Agnieszka Radwanska, Sloane Stephens and Marion Bartoli also joined Kvitova and Flipkens after winning their fourth round matches.