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She shouldn't be this fast at age 37. "She deserved to win completely this match". Normally it's her in these finals.

The earliest in 2017, at the Australian open, Williams had qualified for the final, she however lost at the hands of her younger sister Serena, 6-4, 6-4.

Standing in her way will be Spain's Garbine Muguruza, who lost her previous Wimbledon final in 2015, to Serena.

This is Williams's 20th year at Wimbledon.

"Facing Venus, she won here, like, five times", Muguruza said.

On No. 1 Court, Johanna Konta will be up first, followed by Rafael Nadal. I missed Serena terribly before the match. I played every week. "That's what I try to do".

"I thought the crowd were so fair".

"Serena's always in my corner and, you know, usually it's her in these finals, so I'm trying my best to represent Williams as best as I can".

"(But) I was incredibly happy with the level I was able to produce kind of day in, day out.

The American defeated the British Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Wimbledon tournament, Thursday, on the central court. She never looked back.

Her condition - Sjögren's syndrome is a debilitating and incurable autoimmune disease that causes excessive fatigue.

"I think I played very well, for sure", Muguruza said in her televised interview after the match. Now, though, Williams has consistency. "This was my second Grand Slam semi-final". Not that I'm doing something different, honestly. "She run away with it in the second set, too solid". I would love to!' she replied. She saved a match point but a double fault gave the advantage to Williams, who sealed the match with a forehand winner. The match had lasted 10 minutes and the Slovakian needed to register on the score board.

It was nonetheless a sobering end for the 28-year-old as she was demolished 6-1 6-1 by Spaniard Muguruza in little over an hour.

"I definitely will ask her", Venus said.

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