- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 5, 2016

A look at Day 9 of Wimbledon on Tuesday:

Weather: Sunny. High of 70 degrees (21 Celsius).

Women’s quarterfinals: No. 1 Serena Williams beat No. 21 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 4 Angelique Kerber beat No. 5 Simona Halep, No. 8 Venus Williams beat Yaroslava Shvedova, Elena Vesnina beat No. 19 Dominika Cibulkova.

Stat of the Day: 36 - Age of Venus Williams, making her the oldest woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since Martina Navratilova was 37 when she was the 1994 runner-up at Wimbledon.

Quote of the day: “Retiring is the easy way out. I don’t have time for easy.” - Venus Williams.

Men’s quarterfinals Wednesday: No. 2 Andy Murray vs. No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 3 Roger Federer vs. No. 9 Marin Cilic, No. 6 Milos Raonic vs. No. 28 Sam Querrey, No. 10 Thomas Berdych vs. No. 32 Lucas Pouille.

Women’s semifinals Thursday: Serena Williams vs. Vesnina, Venus Williams vs. Kerber.

Wednesday’s forecast: Cloudy. High of 68 (20 Celsius).




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