in spite of Her sister Serena was forced to quit due to injury On Tuesday, Venus Williams won her first game in southwest London since 2018.
Five-time Wimbledon Tennis Championship champion, Williams defeated Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, and will face No. 21 seed Ons Jabeur of Tunisia on Wednesday Fight.
The victory over Buzanescu made Williams, who turned 41 last month, the fourth-largest woman ever to win a game in Wimbledon.
When asked what kept her inspiring her at the post-match press conference, the American replied:
“you know, [I’m] Good at my job. You can’t win them all. Life is how you deal with challenges. Every point is a challenge on the court. No one gives you anything. I like to think that I can handle challenges well. “
After beating Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson 6-2 and 6-1, Jabr said that it would be a “dream” to face Williams, who has not yet participated in the first round.
“I’m praying for her now. It’s an honor, a privilege, everything, to play with Venus.” She told ESPN.
“She is a legend and it is an inspiration to me. I have seen her many times. I like the way she fights. Honestly, playing her is my dream.”
No. 4 seed Kenin is one of them The three top four players in the game on Wednesday It is on par with No. 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus and No. 3 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.
On Monday, Kenin defeated Chinese player Wang Xinyu in straight sets. She will advance to the second round at Wimbledon for the first time in a match against fellow American Madison Brengel.
This is all the information you need to know in order to keep up with the action on Wednesday.
When will the next match between Venus Williams and Sophia Kenin start?
Venus Williams and Ons Jabeur will play at Court 1 at around 4:40 pm local time (11:40 am EST), while Sofia Kenin and Madison Brengle are scheduled to play at 12 pm EST at 2 No. court game.
As always, the time may change based on the duration of the previous game.
How to watch Wimbledon on TV
The report on Wednesday began at 6 a.m. EST on ESPN and continued until 4:30 p.m. EST.
How to watch Wimbledon online
Fans can watch the game online through ESPN3, ESPN+ and WatchESPN apps. The game will also be offered through streaming services such as fuboTV and Sling TV, which come with ESPN channels.
Wimbledon second round schedule
The U.S. team participating in the second round on Wednesday also includes No. 22 seed Jessica Pecula, No. 23 seed Madison Keys, CoCo Vandeweghe, Claire Liu, Lauren Davis, Christian, Sloan Stephens, and McGrady. Sun Brengel, Danielle Rose Collins and Shelby Rogers.
The latter will face Greece’s 15th seed Maria Sakari, while Davis and Case, Ann and Stephens, Kenning and Brengel will also play against each other. At the same time, Liu Xiaobo will face the 18th seed Elena Lebakina of Kazakhstan.
Elsewhere, Ukraine’s No. 3 seed Elina Svitolina played against Belgium’s Alison Van Uytanck, while No. 2 seed Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka played against Britain’s Katie Boulter, and No. 8 seed former world No. 1 Karolina Plíšková played against Croatia’s Donna Vekic.