Venus Williams is, at 37 years old, the oldest lady to play into the second week at Wimbledon since Martina Navratilova in 1994
Venus Williams is, at 37 years old, the oldest wife to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon since Martina Navratilova was the same age when she was the tournaments runner-up in 1994.
Williams trounced 19 -year-old Naomi Osaka of Japan 7-6( 3 ), 6-4 in the third round, and currently facing another 19 -year-old on Monday with a quarterfinal bunk at bet, Ana Konjuh of Croatia.
The 10 th-seeded Williams is a five-time champion at the All England Club.
Williams is one of four Americans remaining in the maids singles gathers, more than any other person. The others Coco Vandeweghe, Alison Riske and Shelby Rogers each play their third-round competitions on Saturday.
This is Williams first tournament since a two-car crash in Florida last month that police say she induced. A 78 -year-old man in the other vehicle, Jerome Barsons, croaked about two weeks later. On Friday, it was revealed private vehicles involved in the incident could be examined by experts next week.
The Palm Beach Post has pointed out that lawyers representing Williams and the family Barsons agreed at a Friday court hearing on how they will examine the cars, which are being held at a tow ground. The attorneys agreed to exchange data downloaded from the onboard computer systems in their clients vehicles. The data could provide details such as the vehicles rate and braking in the seconds before the 9 June crash.
Barsons succumbed 23 June and his estate is suing Williams. Palm Beach Plot police say Williams drove her Toyota SUV into the path of the Hyundai sedan driven by Barsons wife. Williams has not been cited or charged.