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Serena one step away from the 24th Grand Slam, in the Wimbledon final for the 10th time

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12 July :- 

Seven-time champion Serena Williams, who was ruled out of court last year due to becoming a mother, has made it to the final of the Wimbledon tennis tournament for the tenth time. In the title match they will face Angelique Karber of Germany.

America’s 25th seed Serena defeated Germany’s 13th seed Julia Georges 6-2, 6-4 to enter the Grand Slam final for the 30th time. If Serena succeeds in defeating Kerber in 2016, then she will equalize the record of the Margaret Court’s 24 Grand Slam titles.

Germany’s 11th seed Karber defeated Latvia’s 12th seed and former French Open champion Yelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-3 in only 67 minutes in the first semifinal. He has reached Wimbledon final for the second time.

Serena reached the Grand Slam final for the first time after giving birth to her daughter Olympia last year. Serena, who has won 20 consecutive wins in Wimbledon, is now 36 years 291 days and is the third oldest player to reach the Grand Slam final in the Open doubles.

Serena said after the match, “It’s going to be thrilling. I do not even know what it is like to feel. This is the fourth tournament after my return and I did not expect it. ‘

If Serena wins the eighth title, she will move to the second place after Martina Navratilova in the case of leaving the Steffi Graf behind and winning most titles in the women’s category.

Serena said about the match against Kerber, “She is a very good player of the Grass Court, but whatever is going to be a memorable moment for me,” Kerber said, now approaching to become the second German woman player to win Wimbledon after the graph. Are there. Graf won his last Wimbledon title in 1996.

Two-time Grand Slam champion Kerber did not have a hard time defeating Ostapenko, because the Latvia player made many uncomfortable mistakes. Karber did only ten winners, but this was enough for his victory.

Meanwhile, two-time champions and world number one player, Rafael Nadal, will face the 12th seed Novak Djokovic on Friday, three times Wimbledon champion Djokovic’s record of 26-25 against Nadal in the men’s semi-finals.

The first semifinal in men will be played between South Africa’s eighth player Kevin Anderson and America’s 9th seed Jan Isner. Both of these players have reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon for the first time. Anderson made Roger Federer a place in the last four after defeating in a five-set match yesterday.

Not only this, this is the first time in the Open era, when all the players reaching the semi-finals of the men’s category are more than 30 years old.

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