Alert: Kerber returns to Wimbledon semi-finals with victory over Muchova
Angelique Kerber topped Karolina Muchova in straight sets to reach the Wimbledon semi-final. The German, a 2018 champion, has now won ten consecutive matches.
- What happened: Germany’s Angelique Kerber reached the Wimbledon semi-finals with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic on No.1 Court.
- Key stat: Kerber reaches her first Grand Slam semi-final since she won the Wimbledon title in 2018.
- A force at SW19: Kerber improves to 36-11 lifetime at the Championships with the win, and 4-1 in Wimbledon quarter-finals.
- Riding the hot hand: Kerber has won ten consecutive matches, dating back to the beginning of her title run at Bad Homburg on home soil a few weeks ago.
- Grass guru: Kerber earns her 80th grass-court win, which places her third among active WTA players, behind only Serena Williams (107) and Venus Williams (97).
- The only champ: Kerber is the only former Wimbledon champion remaining in the Ladies’ Singles draw.
- Next opponent: Kerber will face either Ashleigh Barty or Ajla Tomljanovic in the semi-finals.
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