Serena’s historic quest continues on Ladies Quarter-Finals Day


Serena Williams will be eyeing history when she opens Ladies’ Quarter-Finals Day at Wimbledon on Tuesday night, taking on fellow American Alison Riske exclusively live on Seven.

Williams steps on to centre court first up at 10.00pm (AEST) knowing the unseeded Riske has sent three seeds packing already during the tournament, including Australian world No.1Ash Barty on Monday night in the round of 16. 

But the 37-year-old superstar will be desperate to keep her bid for an eighth Wimbledon title alive, not least because claiming the singles crown at The Championships would draw her level with Australia’s Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam singles titles ever – 24. 

Britain’s Johanna Konta is next up on centre court, where the hometown crowd will be firmly in her corner as she takes on the Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova, also exclusively live on Seven.

Konta, the 19th seed, upset dual Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the fourth round, but the unseeded Strycova has upset three seeds to date, memorably dispatching No.4 seed Kiki Bertens in straight sets in the second round.

Williams then returns to centre court to continue her dream mixed-doubles partnership with Andy Murray, where they play Raquel Atawo and Fabrice Martin in a second-round encounter.

The commentary team consists of a host of the biggest names in tennis, including John McEnroeBoris Becker, Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin and Tim Henman.

All singles and doubles finals, as well as the singles semi-finals, will be exclusively live on Channel 7, 7TWO and 7mate.

Fans can also stream Wimbledon live on 7plus and the 7Sport app, and catch up on all the highlights and interviews on the app.