Serena Williams reaches 11th Wimbledon final after easy win over Barbora Strycova

first_img Next Associated Press LondonJuly 11, 2019UPDATED: July 11, 2019 23:47 IST Serena Williamsn defeated Barbora Strycova to set Wimbledon 2019 final vs Simona Halep. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSerena Williams defeated Barbora Strycova in straight sets to reach her 11the Wimbledon finalThe 23-time Grand Slam champion will be playing her 11th Wimbledon finalSerena will meet Simona Halep in the Wimbledon 2019 final on July 13Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club.The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion beat Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals on Centre Court.Williams converted four of her five break points, while Strycova failed on all three of her chances.The 11th-seeded American, who lost in last year’s final, will face Simona Halep in Saturday’s championship match.Williams needs one more major title to equal the all-time record of 24 set by Margaret Court.Earlier in the day, Simona Halep reached her first Wimbledon final.The former No. 1 advanced to the final at the All England Club by beating Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 on Centre Court.Halep broke Svitolina three times in the first set, and then again to take a 4-3 lead in the second. She won the match with another break in the final game.The seventh-seeded Romanian won the French Open last year, and has reached the final at Roland Garros on two other occasions. She also reached the Australian Open final in 2018, but her previous best at the All England Club had been a spot in the semifinals in 2014.Also Read | Simona Halep reaches first Wimbledon final after beating Elina Svitolina in straight setsAlso Read | Wimbledon 2019 semi-finals: It is joy to play against Rafael Nadal, says Roger FedererAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Wimbledon 2019Follow Serena WilliamsFollow Simona Halep Serena Williams reaches 11th Wimbledon final after easy win over Barbora StrycovaWimbledon 2019: 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams cruised past Barbora Strycova in straight sets to reach her 11th final of the grass-court tournament.advertisementlast_img

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