Aryna Sabalenka has arrange a semi last with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur within the ongoing Wimbledon 2023 after she overpowered over US tennis star Madison Keys 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday within the quarter-finals.
Sabalenka, 25, didn’t need to face a lot issue in defeating the American as she hit 17 winners and made solely 14 unforced errors.
The 25-year-old will face Ons Jabeur within the semi-final of the mega-event.
The Tunisian star produced a improbable comeback to remove the defending Wimbledon champion Elyna Rybankina 6-7, 6-4, 6-1 and made her option to the second consecutive semi-final of the championship.
Keys entered the match with an unblemished 9-0 report this 12 months on grass however it got here of no use because the Belarusian tennis star managed to seize a victory simply.
It should be famous that Wimbledon stays the one main the place the American hasn’t superior to the semi-finals.
Sabalenka is only one win away from dethroning the present French Open champion Iga Swiatek because the WTA Tour’s number-one ranked participant.
“It actually feels superb to be again within the semifinals. I can not wait to play in my second semifinal at Wimbledon,” mentioned Sabalenka, who misplaced to runner-up Karolina Pliskova in 2021. “Hopefully I can do higher than I did final time.”The Belarusian has received 17 out of 18 matches this 12 months equalling the legendary Serena Williams’ feat of 2015. She can also be the one girl tennis participant to succeed in at the least the semi-finals of the previous 4 Grand Slams profitable the Australian Open in January this 12 months.
Sabalenka additionally find yourself enhancing her report to 6-0 in Grand Slam quarterfinal matches, and she or he did so regardless of a lot of the applause going towards Keys.
“Thanks a lot for the environment, although you supported her extra,” Sabalenka mentioned on the court docket. “I nonetheless loved enjoying in entrance of you guys.”