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Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza beats Svetlana Kuznetsova, enters semi-finals

14 Julio 2017, 10:44 | Cornelio Vivanco

Single-minded Johanna Konta is vowing to ignore the growing hysteria as she bids to become Britain's first Wimbledon women's finalist in 40 years on Thursday night.

Garbine Muguruza advanced to the Wimbledon final by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 on Centre Court.

The 1.67-metre tall Belgian, who won four French, two U.S. and one Australian Open title, and reached the Wimbledon final twice, was back at the All England Club on Tuesday to receive her International Tennis Hall of Fame ring, after being inducted into the ITHF in 2016.

2009 - The last time a USA man reached the semifinals at any Grand Slam tournament (Andy Roddick lost in that year's Wimbledon final).

At the start of 2017, sisters Venus and Serena Williams battled each other in the finals at the Australian Open.

Meanwhile, Williams insists Konta's moment will come - and time is certainly on the 26-year-old's side.

This article was originally published at 8:30 a.m.

The 14th seed - who lost the 2015 final to Serena Williams - continued the onslaught in the second set as Rybarikova's throwback grasscourt game of slices, drop shots and lobs was unable to compete with the Spaniard's firepower.

But Thursday belonged to Williams, whose sustained excellence and longevity at Wimbledon are spelled out by these numbers: A ninth final, 87 match wins - one more than Serena - and 101 total matches.

One lovely lob from Rybarikova and another drop shot-lob-volley combination had the crowd on their feet but they were just fleeting glimpses of her talent as Muguruza closed out the match. "And I know that they love Jo, and she gave it her all today", Williams said. I tried to climb on top and get another point.

"I think I played very well. It was her 202nd, I bet", Konta said. "And I was like, 'No, this time you have to do it for yourself.' So here we are".

Henin, who won seven Grand Slams, said Serena's absence opened the door for a new champion to step up and seize this year's Wimbledon crown.

Muguruza overwhelmed 87th-ranked Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 6-1 in the earlier semifinal. "But she didn't give me much chance to do anything". I thought the crowd was so fair.

An Australian Open semi-finalist a year ago, Konta was outclassed by Williams in front of a rabidly partisan centre court gallery.

"I don't think it's going to be different". Konta actually led their head-to-heads 3-2, including a victory over Williams at the tournament closest to her home, the Miami Open, in March. "She needs to think about the next point and nothing else".

Muguruza came through her first three matches comfortably, defeating Alexandrova, Wickmayer and Cirstea without dropping a set.

Muguruza recorded 22 winners against just 11 unforced errors in the quick match.

At 37 years and 29 days, Williams is the oldest player to reach an All England Club since Martina Navratilova, who was 229 days older in 1994.



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