Serena said: “I always say I wouldn’t be the player I am today if it wasn’t for Venus“.
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And with that, the news conference was over.
At one stage, he “tanked” a couple of points, berated the umpire before seeking a consoling hug from a ballboy as his attempt to repeat his run to last year’s quarter-finals failed.
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka is still going strong at Wimbledon.
Muguruza, still only 21, will next face either Agnieszka Radwanska or Madison Keys in the semifinals on Thursday.
She needs the Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles to complete the set and become the first person to win a calendar-year Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.
Azarenka is now 3-16 against Serena and she hasn’t defeated her in a match since 2013 and has had trouble regaining momentum after suffering a crushing loss to Serena in the 2013 US Open finals. They have each won five singles titles and have teamed up to win five in doubles.
Victoria Azarenka (23), Belarus, def. Belinda Bencic (30), Switzerland, 6-2, 6-3.
While Williams, Sharapova and Azarenka have 27 Grand Slam titles between them, Radwanska, the 2012 Wimbledon runner-up, is the only one in the bottom half who has even been in a major final.
Vika, on the other hand, is playing for her 10th Wimbledon.
Caroline Wozniacki, the Danish fifth seed, blew her chance to make the last eight with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to Garbine Muguruza. She’s now 2-0 in fourth-round matches at major tournaments.
Andy Murray will be first up on Centre Court on Wednesday in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Murray won 7-6, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.
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CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, def. Lucie Safarova (6), Czech Republic, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4). If she wins that, she could face a third in Maria Sharapova in the semifinals.
Williams takes on Azarenka again in the quarterfinals at the All England Club on Tuesday, hoping to keep up her dominance against a player she considers a friend off the court. I guess I’ll not come back when I don’t want to be here is pretty much what it will be.
The unseeded Canadian beat Viktor Troicki of Serbia 4-6, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 Monday in the fourth round.
Serena came out on top, taking the first set 6-4 and the second 6-3.
In stark contrast, defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic had to dig deep in his match with South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. The Frenchman then slammed his racket into the ground and once more against his chair, breaking the frame. Keys won3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
She captioned the pic, “Venus VS Serena!”
The American sisters are playing in the fourth round at Wimbledon, with the victor advancing to the quarterfinals.
It was an odd, disjointed affair on Centre Court, as numerous matches between these two over the years have been. Little sister Serena was destined to win all four slams though, and edged out her sister 7-5, 6-3 that day.
Stosur has yet to get beyond the third round at Wimbledon in 13 years of trying.
The historic Wimbledon tennis tournament is well under way, with only 32 men and women left in the competition as of Monday morning. Play on the two main courts is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.