Updated: 02/07/2012 09:04 | By pa.press.net

Golden set for Shvedova



Yaroslava Shvedova took 24 consecutive points in the first set

Yaroslava Shvedova took 24 consecutive points in the first set

Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova has made history by becoming the first player to win a set at Wimbledon without conceding a point.

The 24-year-old achieved the feat - known as a golden set - in moving one set up in her third-round match against French Open runner-up Sara Errani on Court Three.

She held serve three times and broke Errani each time to take 24 consecutive points.

The second set was proving far tighter though, with the pair locked level at 3-3 as Errani mounted a fightback.

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