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20:17  11 july  2019
20:17  11 july  2019 Source:   skysports.com

Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place

Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality. 

Standing between Serena and a return to the Wimbledon final will be the winner between the tricky Barbora Strycova and home hope Johanna Konta, the No.19 seed.

Serena Williams has returned to the world's top 30 after reaching the Wimbledon final . However, Britain's Johanna Konta has dropped to 50th in the WTA rankings. The 27-year-old reached the semi- finals at Wimbledon last year and was ranked as high as fourth in the world immediately

Serena returns to Wimbledon final © Getty Serena Williams cruised into her 11th Wimbledon final on Thursday

Serena Williams moved just one match away from equalling the women's record for the most Grand Slam titles after returning to the Wimbledon final on Friday.

Williams has 23 Grand Slams under her belt, just one away from Australian player Margaret Court's record of 24, which has stood since the 1970s.

The former world No 1 swatted aside the challenge of unseeded Czech player Barbora Strycova 6-1 6-2 on Centre Court to reach her 11th final at the All England Club.

Now the American will bid to secure her eighth Wimbledon title when she will take on Romania's Simona Halep in the showpiece event on Saturday.

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Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams Returns to the Semifinals Third sets have been good to Alison Riske in the best Wimbledon of her career. But she had never played one against Serena Williams. Riske pushed her much more celebrated opponent hard and into the corners on Centre Court on Tuesday, but Williams came up with the big serves and shots on the run that she needed to win a hotly contested, deeply entertaining quarterfinal, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

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US tennis star Serena Williams has outplayed Julia Görges of Germany 6-2 6-4 to propel herself into the Wimbledon final just 10 months after giving birth to her daughter. Williams, who is chasing her 24th Grand Slam title, returned to tennis in March, but failed to achieve any considerable progress in

Williams looked in ominous form from the start, converting both break points she earned, taking a 3-1 lead and then a 5-1 lead.

Despite saving three break points when serving for the set, the 37-year-old eventually sealed it with an ace.

Strycova, playing in her first Grand Slam semi-final, came out a more determined figure at the start of the second set, despite seemingly ailing from a leg injury.

The first four games went with serve until Williams took over proceedings with double break before serving it out for a comprehensive victory in 59 minutes.

Pictures: Best pictures from Wimbledon 2019

Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final
Serena returns to Wimbledon final

Svitolina into first Wimbledon quarter-final.
Elina Svitolina reached her first Wimbledon quarter-final on Monday when the Ukrainian eighth seed beat Croatian 24th seed Petra Martic 6-4, 6-2. "I played really good, solid tennis," said Svitolina after her victory on Court Three. "It was a really physical match. "I was moving really good and made some counter-attack shots. I was fighting and feeling good." Pictures: Best pictures from Wimbledon 2019 1/39 SLIDES © TPN/Getty Images Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a backhand against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France on July 6.

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