It seems like history is in the making at these Championships having so much to talk about those still involved in the contest. The women's singles will feature two somehow unexpected matchups. Garbine Muguruza, 2015 Wimbledon runner-up and 2016 french open winner, will take on Magdalena Rybarikova, the Slovak meteor who stunned the audience and her opponents as well. The other leg of the semifinals will feature Venus Williams, five times singles champion, and Johanna Konta who will make her first presence ever so deep in the tournament. After more than three decades, United Kingdon has a name in women's singles semis.

Venus Williams dispatched Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets

To book herself a spot in the last four stages, the 37-year-old American tennis veteran got past the young sensation called Jelena Ostapenko. The 20-year-old Latvian recently rose to fame after winning 2017 French Open in a thriller match against Simona Halep. Yesterday, Venus Williams did no wrong steps keeping her game plan in front. The opening set went to Venus' pocket in half an hour. The second one saw Ostapenko keeping her things together. Venus went through a difficult moment at 5-4 for the Latvian when she had to serve to stay in the set. Doing so she planted an inevitable doubt in Ostapenko's game who went on losing the next game on her serve.

Then, Venus Williams served out the match with a blistering game. In the end, it was 6-3 7-5 for the American player who will appear in her second consecutive semifinal at Wimbledon and tenth overall. Last year she lost to Angelique Kerber in the same stage of the competition.

Johanna Konta edged Simona Halep preventing her from being the new world no. 1

For the first time that deep in the contest at Wimbledon, Johanna Konta survived a heartbreaking match against Simona Halep. Despite losing the opening set in a tie-break, she kept on applying pressure on her opponent. She even came down to two points from elimination but somehow survived winning the second act.

The third set saw Konta managing well the key moments. Eventually, she won the set by 6-4 booking an encounter between herself and Venus Williams. In head to head, Konta leads Venus by 3-2. Four of their previous meetings were held on a hardcourt while the last one occurred on clay A few months ago in Rome. Knowing the level of aggressiveness they can both produce, there is no doubt that their next encounter will be a pure display of power and precision.