Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their women's quarter-final tennis match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London July 3, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Serena beats Kvitova to reach Wimbledon semis
Posted : Tuesday, 03 July 2012 11:29AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams beat defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3 7-5 to reach the semi-finals on Tuesday.
The American sixth seed edged a high-quality tussle under the Centre Court roof, overpowering the fourth-seeded Czech to set up a semi-final against either Victoria Azarenka or Tamira Paszek.
(Editing by Pritha Sarkar)
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