The five-time Wimbledon champion, Venus Williams is now playing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for first time since 2010 after a 7-6(3) 6-4 victory over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro.
Eight number seeded Venus Williams had played intelligent and aggressive tennis against Suarez Navarro during the weather-affected match. She battled back after a slow start to reach a tie-break after a rain delay before leading from the front in the second set.
All four women’s quarterfinals will be played on Tuesday. Venus Williams will meet Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan, the player who facing Venus for first time, on Tuesday.
Other quarter final matches are Serena Williams vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Dominika Cibulkova vs Elena Vesnina and Angelique Kerber vs Simona Halep.
Wimbledon Women Singles Quarter Final Matches
Venus Williams vs Yaroslava Shvedova
Serena Williams vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Dominika Cibulkova vs Elena Vesnina
Angelique Kerber vs Simona Halep