Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta loses semi to Venus Williams
Jul 14, 2017, 00:33
Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semifinals in 39 years on Tuesday, while five-time champion Venus Williams also made history as the oldest semifinalist since 1994.
Five-time victor Williams, 37 and seeded 10, will be aiming for her ninth Wimbledon singles final, and victory on Saturday would make her the oldest women's grand slam champion since tennis turned professional.
Johanna Konta became the first British female player in 40 years to advance to Wimbledon Semis when she defeated top rated Simona Halep in the quarter finals which held yesterday.
Williams then turned the screw on her sixth-seeded opponent, breaking twice more to wrap up the match in an hour and 13 minutes.
Konta after losing the opening game in the opening set bounced back to take the subsequent game. I just wanted to make the game, I wanted to play better, and I could not. And this really means a lot to me.
"I did think of that". "I wanted to give them more, but I didn't and I was sad for them". I couldn't have asked for more [this year].
"Obviously it's very short after the match, and I'm a little bit disappointed. I will only ever try to do that in a positive way". Rybarikova, an unseeded player, had a brilliant run through Wimbledon, but Muguruza proved to be too much on Thursday.
Venus also reached the Australian Open final in January, but eventually lost to her sister Serena.
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