Venus Beats Konta in Wimbledon Semi – Final

Johanna Konta the British number one hopes of reaching a first Wimbledon final were ended with a straight sets semi – final defeat to Venus Williams this afternoon on centre court. Venus seeded 10th played very well to win 6-4 6-2 and will now face Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the final on Saturday.

Venus at the age of 37 is the oldest Grand Slam finalist since 1994 when Martina Navratilova finished runner – up at Wimbledon.