Upset of Sakkari 'pretty awesome' for veteran player Maria

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WIMBLEDON, England — Tatjana Maria reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time by beating fifth-seeded Maria Sakkari 6-3, 7-5 at Wimbledon. This is the 35th appearance at a major for the 34-year-old German who says getting this far "feels amazing." Maria will next face 12th-seeded Jelena Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open champion who beat Irina-Camelia Begu 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Heather Watson also hadn't reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam. But the 30-year-old Briton moved on with a 7-6 (6), 6-2 win against Kaja Juvan.

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