Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova in action against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova during their semifinal match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England. Saturday June 24, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Elina Svitolina suggested she might withdraw from Wimbledon after a surprise second-round loss at the Aegon Classic on Thursday.

Svitolina, ranked fifth and the Classic's leading seed after a host of withdrawals, was beaten by Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Giorgi has played three matches on the lush grass and attacked with imagination and flair.

Asked about Wimbledon, where she has only two match wins in four appearances, Svitolina said: "There is a question about it."

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