Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams thrashes Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2, sets up final clash with Garbine Muguruza

Updated On : 13 Jul , 2017 , 10:00 PM
Venus Williams
Venus Williams
New Delhi:

Tennis superstar Venus Williams thrashed Johanna Konta in straight sets to reach Wimbledon finals and set up a contest with the Spaniard Garbine Muguruza. The 37-year-old American 10th seed played in a majestic manner to win 6-4 6-2 on Centre Court.

Williams is the oldest Grand Slam singles finalist since Martina Navratilova finished runner-up at Wimbledon in 1994.The American, through to her ninth final, won her first Wimbledon title in 2000 and the most recent of her seven major victories came on Centre Court in 2008.

Earlier, Garbine Muguruza cruised to the Wimbledon finals after a dominant 6-1, 6-1 victory over the unseeded Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia.

First Published : Thursday, July 13, 2017 09:33 PM
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