Serena Williams faced a tough opponent in her women's quarterfinal match on Tuesday, but the No. 6 seed dispatched reigning champion Petra Kvitova in straight sets (6-3, 7-5) to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals. Williams won 86 percent of point on her first serve (31/36) and slapped 27 winners to just 10 unforced errors. For a full breakdown of the rest of the women's quarterfinal matchups, be sure to check out Bill Connelly's preview on SB Nation Tennis.
Williams now awaits the winner of the match between No. 2 Victoria Azarenka and Tamira Paszek. On the other side of the Ladies' draw No. 15 Sabine Lisicki takes on No. 8 Angelique Kerber and No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska faces a red-hot No. 17 Maria Kirilenko.
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