Johanna Konta makes history again on Centre Court defeating World Number 2 Simona Halep in a match that was deamed sensational. Virgina Wade was the last British Women to make the semi Final in 1977. The match went to Three sets 76 67 64. Konta remaining composed throughout the match, players were neck and neck. She now faces Venus Williams who defeated Jelena Ostenpenko.
Garbine Mugaruza defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets
The walking record book that is Venus Williams has added another chapter of achievement to her professional history.
In the 100th singles match of her Wimbledon career, she dismissed the new star of women’s tennis Jelena Ostapenko,who soared to public attention by winning Roland Garros in June. The Latvian No.13 seed, who was 15 days old when 37-year-old Venus made her All England Club debut in 1997, saw her 11-match winning streak at Grand Slams brought to a conclusive halt by the five-time Wimbledon champion
Nearly 40% of parents of girls report their daughters being inspired to take up a sport after watching professionals in action.
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