Garbine Muguruza reaches Wimbledon semi-finals

12 Juillet, 2017, 13:48 | Author: Marie-Claire Cellier
  • A delighted Garbine Muguruza

"I played good. I was clear about what I had to do, we have played a lot together".

Garbine Muguruza moved one step closer to winning her second grand slam title by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. So I'm just going to expect another tough match. 'You know, every time I start the grass season, I'm like, "How the hell did I reach that [2015] final"?'

"I'm not changing a lot of things". I think Garbiñe recovered very good today.

"I'm trying to not think a lot and play my game and the rest is nothing". I'm a completely different player.

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Her performance here and throughout the tournament is even more remarkable given the former world No2 was hammered 6-1 6-0 by Barbora Strycova at Eastbourne two weeks ago.

Muguruza, who has reached the last four for the loss of one set, brought up match point with an ace down the middle and won it courtesy of another big serve to earn a semi-final meeting with Magdalena Rybarikova or Coco Vandeweghe.

Wrapping up the No.1 Court clash in one hour and 15 minutes, Muguruza awaits the victor of the quarterfinal encounter between American CoCo Vandeweghe and Magdalena Rybarikova, who thwarted pre-tournament favorite Karolina Pliskova in the secon round. "I'm happy it worked out", said Muguruza.

The 2016 French Open champ added: "The players are now here because they are playing well and deserve it".


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