Kerber reaches Wimbledon final round, ends Ostapenko's best run

Kerber reaches Wimbledon final round, ends Ostapenko's best run

Angelique Kerber. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen/IANS)
Angelique Kerber. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen/IANS)

London, July 12 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerber, world No. 10, reached the final at Wimbledon on Thursday after defeating Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 6-3, 6-3.

The 2016 Australian Open and US Open champion took one hour and eight minutes to end world No. 12 Ostapenko's best-ever run at Wimbledon, reports Efe.

She said that her goal had been to get to the Wimbledon finals again, adding: "It's a great feeling."

Kerber is set to square off in the final against Serena Williams of the United States, who defeated Kerber at in the 2016 Wimbledon final.

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