Agnieszka Radwanska’s formidable grass court form helped her overwhelm Karolina Pliskova in straight sets on Court No.1.
The Polish’s polished performance, following on from yesterday’s comprehensive 57-minute win, over the Czech star 6-2 6-1 was breathtaking.
Her correct choice of shots and the natural killer instinct means that the 2008 Eastbourne champion is on course to recapture her glory days at Devonshire Park if she can maintain this form.
Radwanska has finished runner-up at Wimbledon and despite dropping out of the world’s top 20 goes to SW19 with her game tuned up to the highest quality.
The Pole eased into a 2-0 lead and broke Kliskova again in the eighth game to seal the set.
Although Kliskova’s crosscourt drives and angled shots were tricky tests, Radwanska was equal to everything thrown at her except in the fourth game of the second set, her only loss of game as she roared away to an