Angelique Kerber beats out Daria Kasatkina to reach last four
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Angelique Kerber beats out Daria Kasatkina to reach last four

10/07/2018

Angelique Kerber is on course for her second Wimbledon final after she beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3 7-5 in the quarter-finals.

The German, who is seeded number 11 at the tournament, found the crucial break of serve early to stamp her authority on proceedings.

Kerber ended up taking the opening set 6-3 in comprehensive fashion, but things got a lot harder for her in the second.

Kasatkina fought back admirably in a bid to haul herself into contention at 5-5, but again it was Kerber who found the way through.

The 30-year-old wrapped up the victory inside 90 minutes to reach the last four at SW19.

She will next take on Jelena Ostapenko after the 12th seed beat Dominika Cibulkova.

Kerber will be looking to win her third Grand Slam and first at Wimbledon after her titles at the Australian Open and US Open in 2016.

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