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Serena fights through at Wimbledon, Halep tempests back to achieve semi-finals

Seven-time champion Serena Williams is only two successes from equalling Margaret Court's Grand Slam titles record of 24 however she wobbled a few times in her Wimbledon quarter-last against Alison Riske on Tuesday. 




The 37-year-old, who recorded her 97th accomplishment at Wimbledon to move second on the ladies' unsurpassed rundown, went under gigantic weight from her kindred American before winning in a fascinating challenge, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in a little more than two hours.

Williams will play either Britain's French Open semi-finalist Johanna Konta or Czech veteran Barbora Strycova in Thursday's semi-finals which will be her twelfth at the competition.

"It was truly fulfilling," said Williams, whose mud court battle was influenced by knee damage.

"I wouldn't have won that match a long time back."

Likewise joining her in the last four was Romania's previous world number one Simona Halep, who battled over from 4-1 down and three break indicates…