Serena Williams à Wimbledon
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Williams looked to be in a spot of bother when she surprisingly lost the opening set 6-3 and struggled with consistency from the back of the court.
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But the 36-year-old got things back on track in the second by reversing the scoreline with a comfortable set to level the scores.
The American then cruised through the deciding set with a single break of serve enough to ensure her place in the semi-finals.
Serena, who is targeting an eighth title at SW19, is eyeing a first Grand Slam after taking a break from the sport for the birth of her first child.
She will next take on Julia Goerges after the 13th seed beat Kiki Bertens 3-6 7-5 6-1 in their quarter-final.
Stage 16, Lovere - Ponte di Legno (194km)
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