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Venus Williams in Wuhan Open quarter-finals

Wuhan: Venus Williams eased into the quarter-finals of the Wuhan Open with a straight-set win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Wednesday.Williams continued her fine form by swatting aside World No.10 Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-4, reports

IANS Published on: September 30, 2015 16:14 IST
venus williams in wuhan open quarter finals
venus williams in wuhan open quarter finals

Wuhan: Venus Williams eased into the quarter-finals of the Wuhan Open with a straight-set win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Wednesday.

Williams continued her fine form by swatting aside World No.10 Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-4, reports Xinhua.

On Tuesday, Williams saw off Julia Goerges to register the 700th match win of her career. And the milestone remained a hot topic of conversation 24 hours later.

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"I'm not sure if it's my lucky number - that's 11, but it's pretty amazing to get to 700 wins," Venus said in her on-court interview afer the match on wednesday.

"I'm happy to finally be playing in Wuhan and performing so well here."

Having already accounted for No.7 Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round, Williams now has six victories over members of the top 10 to her name in 2015 -- her highest tally since 2009.

She is likely to face top seed Simona Halep next round if the Romanian can get the better of qualifier Johanna Konta.

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