Sunday, June 30, 2013

Serena too strong for Date Krum, Robson marches on

The defending champion Serena Williams used eight aces and 11 return winners to power past 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan 6-2, 6-0 in 61 minutes. Date Krumm was the oldest woman to reach the third round at Wimbledon in the 45-year Open era. Serena will play Sabine Lisicki who defeated Samantha Stosur of Australia in three sets. Crwod favourite Laura Robson produced a stunning fightback to beat Marina Erakovic and become the first British woman to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon since 1998.The British number one was three points from a straight-sets defeat on Court Two, but recovered to win 1-6 7-5 6-3.

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