Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber will play the Wimbledon semifinal after defeating Romanian tennis star Simona Halep in the quarterfinal on Tuesday, July 5, 7-5, 7-6(2). The match lasted 90 minutes.
It was the second time this year when Kerber beat Halep, after her 6-2, 6-2 win in the Fed Cup encounter between Romania and Germany.
Simona Halep ranks fifth in the WTA ranking of best women's tennis players in the world, after Angelique Kerber who went up to number four after winning the Australian Open. American Serena Williams, who will also play the semifinal at this year’s Wimbledon, is still number one.
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