sport news Karolina Muchova reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals after winning final set 13-11

Karolina Muchova reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals after winning final set against Karolina Pliskova 13-11 as pair come close to first 12-12 tie-break They thought it was all over on Court 2, the wait for an historic Wimbledon finish  A first 12-12 tie-break at Wimbledon seemed certain on Monday afternoon Karolina Muchova found fortune in a net cord and her marathon match was over Czech pair had duelled for over three hours but wait goes on for a 12-12 tie-break 

By Laurie Whitwell for the Daily Mail

Published: 19:56 BST, 8 July 2019 | Updated: 19:56 BST, 8 July 2019

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They thought it was all over on Court 2, the wait for an historic Wimbledon finish. 

As Karolina Muchova and Karolina Pliskova met each other stroke for stroke a first 12-12 tie-break at the All England Club seemed certain.

Then, at the 11th hour we might say, Muchova found fortune in a net cord and her marathon match with third-seed Pliskova drew to a sudden close. 

Karolina Muchova beat Karolina Pliskova 4-6, 7-5, 13-11 at Wimbledon on Monday afternoon

Karolina Muchova beat Karolina Pliskova 4-6, 7-5, 13-11 at Wimbledon on Monday afternoon

Serving at 12-11 down in the last set Pliskova blinked, slipping 0-40 behind on Court 2

Muchova celebrates reaching the quarter-finals at SW19 after defeating Pliskova

Muchova celebrates reaching the quarter-finals at SW19 after defeating Pliskova

The Czech pair had duelled for three hours and 19 minutes, but serving at 12-11 down in the last set Pliskova

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