Angelique Kerber secured the last ticket for the semifinals as she dominated Venus Williams with 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the match with which the quarter-finals of the tournament were completed.
In the semifinal she will face the stunning Belinda Bencic, who after No. 1 in the world Naomi Osaka also excluded No. 5, Karolína Plíšková, after a great match that ended with 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
The other pair of the semifinals will be this between Elina Svitolina and Bianca Andreescu. Svitolina, who is the big favorite, has struggled to defeat Markéta Vondroušová’s resistance by 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. On the other hand, Andreescu continued her dreaming tournament winning Garbiñe Muguruza with 6-0, 6-1.
Below you can see the best highlights from all the quarterfinals:
Venus Williams vs. Angelique Kerber
Belinda Bencic vs. Karolina Pliskova
Elina Svitolina vs. Marketa Vondrousova
Garbiñe Muguruza vs. Bianca Andreescu
Cover image: AFP Photo/CLIVE BRUNSKILL