Serena Williams added another victory at Wimbledon to get closer to what would be her ninth final at the All England Club, defeating Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 6-0 and reaching the quarterfinals for the twelfth time in her career. race.
Serena, 34, the second oldest player this year at Wimbledon, behind her 36-year-old sister Venus, has not won a Grand Slam since winning her sixth title last year against Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza.
Today he got rid of Kuznetsova in 76 minutes, with 43 winners and 14 aces, achieving the tenth victory in 13 games, the third in a row and the first on grass, with a sensational finish in which he won the last nine games.
The match was played outdoors, and then with the roof closed in the center, after asking Kuznetsova to close because it sparked with 5-5 in the first set. “I don’t know why they haven’t done it from the beginning,” he was heard.
Serena will face the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the quarterfinals, who defeated the American Coco Vandeweghe, 6-3, 6-3 and has been planted in the quarterfinals without giving up a set.
On the 4th of July, the national holiday of the United States, four Americans, Serena, Coco, Madyson Keys and Venus Williams repeat this year in the second round. Like Vandeweghe, Keys, yielded to the Romanian Simona Halep (6-7, 6-4 and 6-3) and Venus is fighting against the Spanish Carla Suárez. EFE.