The five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has returned to the quarter-finals at the All England Club
The five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has returned to the quarter-finals at the All England Club with a 6-3, 6-2 win over 19 -year-old Ana Konjuh of Croatia. She is joined in the last eight by her countrywoman CoCo Vandeweghe, who hit the No5 seed Caroline Wozniacki. There was more success for the US in the mens attract as Sam Querrey drummed Kevin Anderson in five establishes to set up a gather with the reigning champion, Andy Murray. Querrey too reached the last eight last year after his upset victory over Novak Djokovic.
The 37 -year-old Williams formed her grand slam entry at the 1997 French Open, seven a few months ago Konjuh was born.
Williams helped impeccably, affecting seven sensations and acquiring 31 of 36 first-serve places. Williams will next face the French Open champion, Jelena Ostapenko, in the quarter-finals. The 20 -year-old Latvian, who triumphed her first tour-level designation at Roland Garros last-place month, drum fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-3, 7-6 on Court 12.
Vandeweghe is into the quarter-finals at Wimbledon after her 7-6( 7-4 ), 6-4 succes on No3 Court. The 24 th-seeded American had eight a-ones while Wozniacki had zero.
Wozniacki has yet to contact the quarter-finals at the All England Club in 11 images but has advanced to that theatre at the other three grand slam happens, including 2 US Open finals. Vandeweghe also made it to the quarter-finals at the All England Club two years ago, when she lost to Maria Sharapova.
It was Williams first match since police in Florida rescinded their original resolution that she was at fault in a two-car disintegrate last month. A passenger in the other vehicle croaked about two weeks later. Police said on Friday that video testified Williams legally entered the intersection and now no blame has been determined in the accident.
Williams has enjoyed late vocation success over the last 12 months. She reached the semi-finals at last years Wimbledon and reached the final of the Australian Open her first grand slam final since 2009 in January, where she lost to her sister, Serena.