Angelique Kerber crashed out of Wimbledon and lost her hold on the world No 1 ranking, while five-time champion Venus Williams became the oldest All England Club quarterfinalist in 23 years today.
Amid a scheduling row that saw accusations of sexism aimed at Wimbledon chiefs after they put just two women’s matches on the main show-courts, Williams wasn’t the only star savouring a historic last 16 triumph.
Angelique Kerber , 29, who lost to Serena Williams in the final; 12 months ago, has failed to make the last eight at any of this year’s three Grand Slams.Do you ever witness anything interesting or exciting? Just take out your phone and send us the exclusive pictures or video and we will pay you cash. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include location, date, involved persons or why it is important and other details.