LONDON, Sporting – Results from the Wimbledon Women’s Singles Quarter-final matches that took place on Day 9 on Tuesday.
Venus Williams continues to look in top form at Wimbledon 2016, after the American conquered Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6(5) 6-2 in her quarter-final match on Tuesday.
Williams, the No. 8 seed at this year’s tournament, deposited an impressive display on Court One to advance her first grand slam semi-final for six years.
She advances to face Germany’s No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber, who also won her quarter-finals on Tuesday.
A delighted Venus revealed that “this is an awesome day” in her career.
“If you are Serena Williams, this happens a lot – but as Venus Williams, this is an awesome day,” the U.S. veteran said, in reference to her younger sister.
The veteran American is a five-time champion and the 36-year-old used every bit of her knowledge to get through a difficult and scrappy opening set, before seeing off Shvedova, who was playing in her first Wimbledon quarter-final.
Defending champion and number one world ranked Serena Williams easily brushed aside Russian No. 21 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 6-4 in her Wimbledon 2016 women’s quarter-final singles match.
Serena, who made lightweight of his challenger on Centre Court, will now face Russia’s no. 21 seed Elena Vesnina, who is now the only unseeded singles player left in the tournament.
Vesnina advanced to her first grand slam semi-final on Tuesday, with a 6-2 6-2 win over 19th seed Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on Court One.
Meanwhile, on Centre Court, the fourth-seeded Kerber of Germany battle past Romania’s fifth-seeded Simona Halep to earn a place in the last four with a 7-5 7-6(2) victory in her women’s quarter-finals singles match.
Wimbledon 2016 Women’s Singles Quarter-final Matches Results
Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat 19-Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-2
1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat 21-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) 6-4 6-4
8-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 7-6(5) 6-2
4-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat 5-Simona Halep (Romania) 7-5 7-6(2)