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Wimbledon Roundup: Fine Wine Venus Williams Stroms The Final, To Face Muguruza

37-year-old Venus Williams has ended Johanna Konta’s fairytale run, to make her 9th Wimbledon final at the All England Cub.

It will be Williams first Wimbledon singles final appearance since 2009, the 37-year-old defeated Konta, in straight set, 6-4 6-2 and will now face 14th seed, Garbiñe Muguruza, in Saturday’s final.

“The crowd were very nice to me. The crowd were so fair, I know they love Jo.”

“I think Jo handled the pressure.”

“No point was easy. I tried to climb on top and get another point.”

“I’ve played a lot of finals here, one more win will be amazing. It won’t be a given but I’ll give it my all.” Venus Explained.

Asked about Saturday’s final, she continued: “Both Garbine and I play so well on grass. I’ll have to ask Serena for advice.

“I missed Serena terribly before the match. I wish she was here.”

In the other semi-final clash, Garbiñe Muguruza dispatched Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 6-1 in just 65 minutes. The Spaniard have been in devasting form all tournament, dropping just one set en route the final, will now battle veteran American, Venus Williams, in the final.

Muguruza, who lost to Venus’s sister, Serena Williams in the 2015 Wimbledon final, will look to make amends against yet another Williams on Saturday.

“I played very well, for sure. It was a tricky match – she’s a very tricky player and was playing very well throughout the tournament. ”

“I’m going to enjoy being in another grand slam final, and want to win whoever I play. Think it will be a great final whoever I play.” She said.

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