/Venus Williams makes Wimbledon history, faces Jelena Ostapenko next

Venus Williams makes Wimbledon history, faces Jelena Ostapenko next


Sandra Harwitt, Special for USA TODAY Sports

Published 5:10 p.m. ET July 10, 2017 | Updated 6:53 p.m. ET July 10, 2017

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WIMBLEDON, England — Women’s tennis has been dominated by the name Williams for 20 years now and that trend is still alive and well at Wimbledon.

While Serena Williams, the most decorated player of the Open Era with 23 Grand Slam singles titles to her credit, is awaiting the birth of her first child at home, her older sister, Venus, is capably handling the family responsibility on court.

At 37, Williams is looking younger than her years as she journeyed to the Wimbledon quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-2 win over 27th seed Ana Konjuh of Croatia in 64 minutes Monday.

The 10th seed, Williams’ quarterfinal Tuesday will cross generational lines as the five-time Wimbledon champion plays 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko,…

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