An incredible run to her first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon earned Barbora Strycova your votes for July's Breakthrough of the Month.
WTA Staff
August 5, 2019

After her best career Grand Slam singles result at the age of 33, Barbora Strycova earned your votes for the WTA Breakthrough of the Month for June.

The veteran Czech player beat four seeds en route to the final four at Wimbledon, with her first-ever major semifinal coming at the site of her previous Grand Slam quarterfinal appearance.

Strycova defeated No.32 seed Lesia Tsurenko, Laura Siegemund, No.4 seed Kiki Bertens, No.21 seed Elise Mertens and No.19 seed Johanna Konta - with the loss of just one set - to reach the semifinals, where she was finally defeated by 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams.

Final Results for July's Breakthrough of the Month

1. Barbora Strycova
2. Elena Rybakina
3. Karolina Muchova
4. Fiona Ferro


Finalists are selected by wtatennis.com
Winner is then determined by a fan vote on wtatennis.com

Previous WTA Breakthroughs of the Month for 2019
January: Dayana Yastremska
February: Hsieh Su-wei
March: Bianca Andreescu

April: Maria Sakkari
May: Marketa Vondrousova
June: Iga Swiatek