Serena contains Riske and is two steps away from her 24th Grand Slam

Williams beat compatriot Riske and will face Strycova, who eliminated British Konta (7-6 (5), 6-1), in a Wimbledon semifinal that reaches for the 12th time.


With suspense and those moments of drama that usually accompany the queen of world tennis, Serena Williams stopped the attempt of comeback and feat of his compatriot Alison Riske and will play for the 12th time the semifinals of Wimbledon, a tournament that has won seven times. The American won by 6-4, 4-6 and 6-3 in 2h: 01 of competed duel to a rival to which it had to double in winning blows (49-25) to be able to intimidate it, because Riske failed less. Williams raises his mark against rivals from his own country to a resounding 42-10.

The serve (19 aces) helped Serena, who is only two steps away from the feat of equaling the absolute record of Grand Slam titles for both men and women, which has long been held by the Australian Margaret Court: 24. For To achieve this, he will have to get rid of his next opponent, the Czech Barbora Strycova, who in her 16th participation in the championship reached the semifinals of a great one for the first time, by eliminating the local Johanna Konta (7-6 (4) and 6). -1) , the last British hope. If it happens, the American will have to raise her eighth tray of champion in the British tournament if she wants to be even more historical.

Features and results of the Wimbledon women's tournament



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