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Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza reveals how she's improved since French Open win

15 Julio 2017, 06:16 | Cornelio Vivanco

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza reveals how she's improved since French Open win

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza reveals how she's improved since French Open win

It did not yield that final.

Venus Williams storms into her 9th Wimbledon Final at the All England Club. They are ranked Nos.

In the other semifinal, Muguruza won 15 of the first 20 points en route to a 5- 0 lead. "One more win will be wonderful". Only 23 players have ascended to the No.1 ranking since 1973.

It looks like it will be hard to get somebody to knuckle.

At 37, Williams is the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova was the 1994 runner-up at that age.

Muguruza's triumph comes two years after she lost to Venus's younger sister, Serena, in her maiden grand slam finals at the All England Club.

"She's (Martinez) helping me to deal with the stress of the tournament", she said. "Here I am. Finally!" I definitely will ask her.

"If I decide to walk out on the court, I try to just compete that day".

Standing in the way of Williams and a drought-breaking eighth Grand Slam title is former French Open champion Garbine Muguruza.

"There were definitely some issues, a lot of ups and downs", Venus said. I'll have to see what's working. And, as Reuters notes, she's heading into the final "an nearly unthinkable 17 years after her first" Wimbledon title.

"I think it can only be a positive thing at home", Konta said.

"If you felt it before, it's really helpful. So I just have more information about the situation".

It is Federer's third time reaching the Wimbledon final without dropping a set. She is quick to point out that she has had the most fun over the past four years, and that has translated to great success on the court - including eight Grand Slam titles since the start of 2013. "I don't think she needs to be discouraged at all", the 1977 champion said. It was a total disaster. She says raising her baby with the same values her parents instilled in her, and providing him or her with a great life, is her main priority going forward. Of course I was nervous because I always dreamt to be here.

"All the names that I read on the honours board, I know all of them. There's moments where maybe you aren't as relaxed as other moments but it's about handling it".

With Sam Sumyk, Muguruza's regular coach, missing Wimbledon due to his wife's pregnancy, Martinez offered to assist the 23-year-old.

"I missed her so much before this match". I remember that specifically.

However, that was on clay, and facing the American on grass, a surface she dominated in the noughties, will be a different proposition altogether. The year, too, that Zina [Garrison] got to the final [1990] is unbelievable. You don't have to love tennis to understand that this is very big stuff, in any sport.

"I never played with any sense of panic, which is so important when it gets to crunch time".

"This year has been wonderful in terms of my play, playing deep into the big events".

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