Venus Williams defeated British tennis star Johanna Konta to advance to the Wimbledon women’s tennis final on Thursday. Williams won in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 on Centre Court at the All England Club in London, England.
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Venus Williams advanced out of the first round at Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in London, England on Monday. It was her first time returning to playing tennis after she caused a car accident that took the life of a 78-year-old man in America.
Tennis champion Serena Williams continued her world dominance over women’s tennis by winning her fourth consecutive Grand Slam title and her 6th Wimbledon trophy on Saturday in England.
#1 seed Serena Williams, 31, lost to the 23rd seeded player at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in London, England earlier today. Sabine Lisicki, 23, ended Williams’ win streak in 3 sets 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. Lisicki screamed and threw herself on the manicured grass at center court after hitting a forehand winner past Williams.
“I’m still shaking,” said an emotional Lisicki, covering her face with her hands and wiping away tears. “I’m just so happy.”
Williams had won 34 straight matches before meeting Lisicki.