After her easy win yesterday against Czech Barbora Strycova (6-1, 6-2), Serena Williams is in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time, the American Serena is aiming for a 24th Major against Simona Halep.
While waiting for the second semifinal of the men's doubles, to determine the opponents of Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the audience of the Court Court of Wimbledon will not have seen much tennis Thursday. After the 1: 13 victory over Simona Halep against Elina Svitolina (6-1, 6-3), Serena Williams went even further by sweeping Barbora Strycova in less than an hour (6-1, 6-2 in 59). minutes) to win an eleventh finals of an English Grand Slam that she has already won seven times.
Faced with a Czech who discovered the last box of a Grand Slam, the American (37 years) has made speak all his power, including service. An area where she was literally relentless, with 88% of the first service earned. And she will have let slip only four small dots on her stake in the second act. Strycova (33, 54th in the world), overwhelmed by events, never managed to install her atypical game, which had hurt Johanna Konta in the previous round.
He was impressed, determining his best game since the start of the fortnight. "It's much better, I just need a few matches," she said. "I know I'm better, but I'm looking forward to feeling better." Tennis. "Difficult to contradict what will be visible at the 24th Major Saturday against Halep