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Tennis Legend Venus Becomes Oldest Wimbledon Quarter-Finalist In 23 Years

Elder sister of Tennis legend Serena Williams, Venus Williams officially became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals in the last 23 years when the 37-year-old American  beat Croatian Ana Konjuh in the fourth round on Monday.

According to reports by AFP, Williams, the US 10th seed, beat the Croatian 27th seed 6-3, 6-2 on Centre Court, becoming the oldest player to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals since Martina Navratilova in 1994.

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At 19, Konjuh was not even born when five-time champion Williams made her Wimbledon debut in 1997.

Williams faces French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in Tuesday’s quarter-finals.

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