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last eight (plural last eights)
- (sports) A quarterfinal; the players in a quarterfinal
2011 June 27, “Wimbledon 2011: Bernard Tomic extends dream run”, in BBC Sport:
- Australian qualifier Bernard Tomic reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals by beating Belgium's Xavier Malisse 6-1 7-5 6-4 in the fourth round. The German-born 18-year-old is the first qualifier to reach the last eight since Vladimir Voltchkov in 2000.