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 succes over 19 -year-old Ana Konjuh of Croatia. She is joined in the last eight by her compatriot CoCo Vandeweghe, who overpowered the No5 seed Caroline Wozniacki. There was more success for the US in the mens draw as Sam Querrey drummed Kevin Anderson in five establisheds to set up a rally with the predominating champion, Andy Murray. Querrey also reached the last eight last year after his upset victory over Novak Djokovic.
The 37 -year-old Williams established her grand slam debut at the 1997 French Open, seven months before Konjuh was born.
Williams served impeccably, making seven virtuosoes and winning 31 of 36 first-serve details. Williams will next face the French Open champion, Jelena Ostapenko, in the quarter-finals. The 20 -year-old Latvian, who won her first tour-level designation at Roland Garros last month, hit 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 win on No3 Court. The 24 th-seeded American had eight superstars while Wozniacki had zero.
Wozniacki has already been to contact the quarter-finals at the All England Club in 11 appearings but has advanced to that stagecoach at the other three grand slam occasions, including 2 US Open finals. Vandeweghe also made it to the quarter-finals at the All England Club two summers ago, when she lost to Maria Sharapova.
It was Williams first match since police in Florida rescinded their original conclusion that she was at fault in a two-car accident last month. A fare in the other vehicle expired approximately two weeks later. Police said on Friday that video showed Williams legally entered the intersection and now no accuse has been determined in the accident.
Williams has enjoyed late vocation success over the past 12 months. She reached the semi-finals at last years Wimbledon and arrived at the final of the Australian Open her first grand slam final since 2009 in January, where she lost to her sister, Serena.