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Venus Williams ends Jelena Ostapenko’s dream run in Wimbledon quarter-finals

• Williams becomes oldest women’s semi-finalist for 23 years with 6-3, 7-5 win
• Garbiñe Muguruza beats Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4 on No1 Court

Venus Williams’ last three opponents here have been aged 20 or under and one-by-one she has vanquished them, proving at 37 that Grand Slam tennis is not solely the preserve of the Love Island generation.

This time it was the turn of the enormously talented Jelena Ostapenko, just one month old when Williams made her Wimbledon debut in 1997. But the new star of the women’s game, fresh from her victory at the French Open, was unable to find a way past an old legend.

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