“It definitely doesn’t get easier”, Serena said. Last year, Radwanska lost in the fourth round.
And with that, the news conference was over.
Open champion Marin Cilic made his way into the quarterfinals by beating Denis Kudla of the United States. This was the sisters first meeting at a major since the 2009 Wimbledon final, which was won by Serena.
Her year has been riddled with multiple injuries, making it hard for her to keep up with the major tournament schedule, but she’s done it.
These two have played 19 times in the past, and Serena has won 16 of those meetings. “I have three rounds to play“. The match will be the 19th time that Serena and Vika will play on tour.
Muguruza will face Bacsinszky for a place in the semi- finals. She will next face either Victoria Azarenka or Belinda Bencic in the quarterfinals. The world no. 1 easily dismantled the elder Williams with a score of 6-4 6-3, keeping her Grand Slam history bid alive. I was thinking that I am 33 and she just turned 35. No kid dreams of inspiring other women and other players. Azarenka has combined for three aces and 56 winners in her last two matches.
The 13th-seeded Pole beat ex- top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-4 Monday in the fourth round.
The 33-year-old was serving close to her best and, apart from being broken in the fourth game of the opening set, never looked in danger of dropping her service again.
A wrap of all the overnight action at Wimbledon.
Vandeweghe beat sixth-seeded Lucie Safarova 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4).
Meanwhile Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor, paid tribute to her quarter-final opponent Vandeweghe.
Richard Gasquet is back in the Wimbledon quarterfinals after beating Nick Kyrgios.
Williams would not comment on the possibility of achieving that feat on Monday, but believes she is in great shape ahead of a last-eight encounter with Victoria Azarenka. I guess I’ll not come back when I don’t want to be here is pretty much what it will be. World number one Serena won 6-4 6-3 and will take some stopping as she goes in search of her sixth title at SW19.
Madison Keys of the United States walks off the court after winning the singles match against Olga Govortsova of Belarus at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. If Serena wins Wimbledon, it’ll be her first since 2012. “The ultimate”, summed up seven-times grand slam victor Venus. The Frenchman then slammed his racket into the ground and once more against his chair, breaking the frame.
Venus and Serena Williams make up one of the best rivalries in all of sports.
Vasek Pospisil came from two sets down to overcome No. 22 Viktor Troicki 4-6, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.
Serena was relieved to have beaten the only player she regards as her equal, in the process ensuring she remains on course to become the first woman since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four Grand Slams in the same year.
Gasquet will now face Stan Wawrinka, who hasn’t dropped a set all tournament.
Serena Williams is coming off a straight sets win over Venus Williams, which finished in just over an hour.
Stosur has yet to get beyond the third round at Wimbledon in 13 years of trying.
The fourth-seeded Swiss beat Belgium’s David Goffin 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7), 6-4.
Keys, who reached the Australian Open semifinals this year, had never before been past the third round at Wimbledon.
The club paused for a minute’s silence at 11:30 a.m., with play on the outside courts not starting until 11:45 a.m.