Andreescu expelled from Wimbledon after falling to number 17 seed Rybakina

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LONDON – Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is out of Wimbledon after dropping a 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) decision against Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina on Thursday.

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Rybakina fired four aces at Andreescu’s two, converting three of the four break points.

Rybakina also won 80 percent of her first-serve points, while Andreescu won 65 percent of hers.

Rybakina, 23, ranked 17th in the women’s draw, will next meet Chinese Qinwen Zheng, 19, in the third round of the tournament.

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Andreescu, 22, advanced to the second round of the All England Tennis Club for the first time in her career after passing American Emina Bektas 6-1, 6-3 in Tuesday’s opener.

17-seeded Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., the last remaining Canadian in singles, was scheduled to face American Brandon Nakashima on Thursday.

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