New Delhi: Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza, Johanna Konta and Magdaléna Rybáriková are the semifinalists of women’s singles of Wimbledon. All four quarterfinal matches have been played yesterday.
Venus became the oldest Wimbledon semi-finalist for 23 years as the five-time champion brushed aside French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko. Garbine Muguruza powered past Svetlana Kuznetsova to make it back to the last four.
Konta becomes first British woman since 1978 to reach the semi-finals with battling win over Romanian player Simona Halep while to Find a place in last four unseeded Magdaléna Rybáriková of Slovakia beat American professional Coco Vandeweghe.
Tomorrow in semifinals, Williams will face Konta while Muguruza will take on Rybáriková. In men’s singles, all quarter finales will be played today. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin Čilić will play their matches.
In Mixed double, today India’s Sania Mirza pairing with Croatian Ivan Dodig will clash with British-Finnish couple of Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen for a quarter final berth. Earlier the Sania’s match was scheduled for yesterday. In another match today, Rohan Bopanna with his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski will take on Croatian pair Nikola Mektić and Ana Konjuh to find a place in last eight.