Konta to face Halep in quarter-finals

Konta to face Halep in quarter-finals

Konta to face Halep in quarter-finals

Not many as jam-packed as the schedule on Monday, as all 32 players in the men's and women's singles take part in some enticing fourth-round clashes.

The Croat, considered as a future Slam victor, couldn't find a way to stop Venus, the only former Wimbledon champion left. Getting to the stadiums is a challenge so three matches on Centre and One works for us. She had an awesome win and is a great player.

Mum Oracene applauded her legendary daughter reaching the 38th Grand Slam quarter-final.

Williams faces French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in Tuesday's quarter-finals.

She kept the light burning.

Meanwhile, Karolina Pliskova has become the new world number one - despite tumbling out of Wimbledon in the second round and never having won a Grand Slam. Azarenka is one of tennis's noisiest grunters but the Romanian is matching her decibel for decibel and made even more noise when she celebrated taking that first set.

Second seed Simona Halep might find out soon too.

Halep controlled the game reducing the errors while signs of rust surfaced in Azarenka's game.

The match ended in somewhat controversial fashion when Halep virtually pulled out of a forehand after an over-excited fan screamed in delight during match point after believing the Romanian had hit a forehand long. I lost to her I think 7-6 in the third there, so it was a very close match. SSE do more for their customers, providing access to exclusive sport and entertainment reward offers and they're giving customers the chance to win wonderful experience packages to this year's already sold out event.

The sixth-seeded Konta, who will face Simona Halep in the quarterfinals, said she didn't notice Louis Paul Garcia during the match.

Halep looked at the umpire, seemingly hoping to have the point replayed.

It was a lengthy comfort break for Konta leaving Halep alone with her thoughts, and she started the brighter, pressuring Konta early with a before relinquishing her own serve to give the Brit the advantage.

"Last time she got the better of me but we've had many great battles".

Konta is also aware of Halep's form, and wants to come with her best game.

On Friday, after beating American Madison Brengle emphatically to reach round four without yet dropping a set, Garcia hinted she wanted to play Konta on the main show court. She recites her intentions for the match and if something is missing I tell her she has forgotten it, especially if it's something important. I had the 1.0 and the 2.0. "Hopefully she keeps going the next few days".

"She's a brilliant lady". When Garcia had another set point, she appeared to hit it long, the ball was called out but then called in on review, to Konta's huge frustration.

Venus Williams, a five-time Wimbledon champion playing for the 20th time at the grass-court major, will be first on Centre Court against 19-year-old Ana Konjuh.

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