In the final match of the women’s Wimbledon, one of the four tournaments of the Grand slam with a total prize pool of almost $ 45 million, will meet Angelique Kerber of Germany (10-I racket of the world) and American Serena Williams (181).
The forthcoming duel will be the ninth in the history of confrontation between players. An overwhelming advantage on the side of Serena’s six victories against two defeats. Including three Kerber and Williams met in the finals of the tournament in 2014 in the U.S. Stanford won by Serena (7:6, 6:3), in 2016 the Open championship of Australia was already stronger, Angelique (6:4, 3:6, 6:4), and in the same year, at Wimbledon (pictured in the header) American again defeated the opponent (7:5, 6:3).
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It is noteworthy that in this tournament, tennis players came to an end with approximately equal rates. In six games each has lost only one set, Kerber allowed their opponents to win 49 games, Williams is 47, while the German spent on the court a total of 8 hours and 55 minutes and the American is 25 minutes less. On the way to a decisive match, Angelique defeated four rivals from top 100: Japanese girl Naomi Osaka (18), Belinda Bencic from Switzerland (56-I), the Russian Darya Kasatkin (14) and Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia (12th). As for Serena, she figured out with three players from the first hundred: France’s Kristina Mladenovic (62-I), Italian Kamila Georgie (52) and Julia Gorges of Germany (13th).
Thanks to his successful performance in London Serena Williams will be able to return at least in the top 30 in the world rankings, where she fell in connection with the forced pause in the performances due to child birth. In the case of victory, which might be her eighth, American, and even be in the top 20 tennis players in the planet.
“Kerber now plays perfectly. I think grass is the best covering for her. I know that Cerberus wants to win Wimbledon, but I also want to win. I think we both belong to this final, as to the last, so the game will turn out great. Hopefully I’ll be able to achieve a positive outcome. I am a mistress and it was upsetting. Now I don’t know which is better — to be considered as such or not”, — said Williams before the final.
I note that the decisive match of the women’s Wimbledon will take place on Saturday, July 14, beginning at 16:00 Kyiv time.
for the 2018 world Cup.