Category Archives: SW19

Garbine Muguruza vs Venus Williams, Wimbledon Final Preview

Wimbledon🌱🏆🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Championship Match Preview:
(14) 🇪🇸 Garbine Muguruza vs (10) 🇺🇸 Venus Williams
It all comes down to this: Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams will contest the 2017 Wimbledon final, a blockbuster match-up that is certain to produce a highly competitive match between two former Grand Slam champions. Garbine Muguruza enters her second Wimbledon final in impeccable form, the Spaniard produced a sublime semi-final performance to blast her way past Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 6-1 in just over an hour.
Venus Williams is one win away from a historic triumph, the 37-year-old would be the oldest lady to win Wimbledon if she wins the title on Saturday. The American also enters this match full of confidence after storming past Johanna Konta 6-4 6-2 on Thursday. Venus has had the edge over Muguruza in the past but it was the Spaniard who won their most recent match earlier this year. Saturday’s final will be their first meeting on a grass court, who will step up and claim the third Grand Slam of the year? It is looking hard to separate these two heading into the final.

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Johanna Konta vs Venus Williams, Wimbledon SF Preview

Wimbledon🌱🏆🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Semi-Final Match Preview:
SF #2: (6) 🇬🇧 Johanna Konta vs (10) 🇺🇸 Venus Williams

A blockbuster second semi-final at Wimbledon on Thursday sees local hope Johanna Konta come up against 5-time former champion Venus Williams. Johanna Konta is now just two wins away from becoming the first British woman to win Wimbledon since Virginia Wade in 1977. Whilst Venus Williams is two wins away from becoming the oldest champion at Wimbledon. These two have built up a nice rivalry in recent years, Konta holds a 3-2 head-to-head advantage over the American, Thursday’s semi-final will be their first ever meeting on a grass court. With so much on the line, this is sure to be a tense encounter, one that could seemingly go either way given how evenly matches these two have proven to be.

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Garbine Muguruza vs Magdalena Rybarikova, Wimbledon SF Preview

Wimbledon🌱🏆🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Semi-Final Match Preview:
SF #1: (14) Garbine Muguruza vs Magdalena Rybarikova

Magdalena Rybarikova’s stunning run at SW19 continues on Thursday as she comes up against Garbine Muguruza for a spot in the final at The Championships. Rybarikova has been the surprise package of the tournament, the Slovakian has spent the majority of 2017 on the ITF circuit after a comeback from injury and had never been past the third round of a Grand Slam prior to the event. Garbine Muguruza is a much more familiar site at this stage of a Grand Slam. The Spaniard will be competing in her third Grand Slam semi-final and will be looking to go one step further than her 2015 runner-up appearance. Muguruza is clearly the more accomplished player but Rybarikova has defied the odds all tournament and will be no pushover here, it looks like this one will get right down to the wire…

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Simona Halep vs Johanna Konta, Wimbledon QF Preview

Wimbledon🌱🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Quarter-Final Match Preview:
QF #4: (2) 🇷🇴 Simona Halep vs (6) 🇬🇧 Johanna Konta

The fourth and final quarter-final of the day at SW19 is the pick of the bunch. Johanna Konta is aiming to become the first British woman to win Wimbledon since Virginia Wade’s triumph in 1977. The Brit has already come through some extremely tough matches at this event and will now face her greatest test yet when she comes up against the second seeded Simona Halep. The world number 1 ranking will again be on offer for Halep here, if Halep advances to the semi-finals she is guaranteed to be the new world number 1, otherwise it will be Karolina Pliskova that will rise to number 1 come next week. There is clearly a lot on the line heading into this one, a match that should go right down to the wire.

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Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko, Wimbledon QF Preview

Wimbledon🌱🎩🇬🇧💂🍓 Quarter-Final Match Preview:
QF #3: (10) 🇺🇸 Venus Williams vs (13) 🇱🇻 Jelena Ostapenko

A Blockbuster quarter-final clash at Wimbledon sees 5-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams come up against reigning Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko. This will be the first career meeting between Williams and Ostapenko, experience is on the American’s side. Venus is 17 years Jelena’s senior and has been at this stage far more often, however it is Ostapenko who is the form player on tour right now and continues to play fearless tennis no matter the situation. It will be interesting to see how Ostapenko matches up against Venus, this should be an extremely close encounter between two seemingly evenly matches competitors.

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