Venus Williams in Wimbledon quarters

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London, July 10 (IANS) Veteran American tennis player Venus Williams sailed into the quarterfinals at Wimbledon defeating Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2 here on Monday.

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus made the better of three break points, out of nine she was offered, to get rid of her rival, who was playing in the last 16 at the All England Club for the first time, reports Efe.

In her third participation at Wimbledon, Konjuh, 19, missed two break points and committed 17 unforced errors in a match that lasted 64 minutes.

The 37-year-old Venus is set to play against another rival almost half of her age, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko.

In her third participation at Wimbledon Ostapenko, 20, defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, seeded No.4, 6-3, 7-6(6).

–IANS

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