Serena brakes Carla Suarez without Barty on her route

The seven-time champion spent little more than an hour winning by a double 6-2 to the Canarian and stand in the quarterfinals. Without the number one, it's more favorite.


Carla Suarez stood before Serena Williams in the eighths, with the feeling that the American is now "more vulnerable" . But the story ended as in the six previous occasions in which they had measured. The Spanish did not manage to snatch a set from the seven-time Wimbledon champion: 6-2 and 6-2 in 1h: 03. Serena steps into the quarterfinals and with the picture cleared, their next opponent will not be number one Ashleigh Barty, but his compatriot Alison Riske, that defeated the Australian by 3-6, 6-2 and 6-3 and left in 15 his streak of victories followed in grass.

Serena, mother of a girl and already with 37 years, has only played five tournaments this year. In the Australian Open fell in the quarterfinals, and in Roland Garros, in third round. But he still wants to match (he has 23) the absolute record of 24 'big' of Margaret Court y, on the turf, where his powerful shots are more determining, he has more options. In the first set it was a cyclone and with two breaks completed the partial (6-2) in a seen and not seen.

In the second set, it was noticed more Serena vulnerability, that lowered its physical level and allowed a break of the Spanish But he turned around and with a second break he launched himself towards victory on track 1. Won 53% of the points for the rest and the bets, without Barty, place it as a favorite.



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