Wimbledon 2019: Williams, Halep and Konta in action and more

Serena Williams Wimbledon

Serena Williams Wimbledon

Williams is now a better-than-even-money favorite to lift the trophy at 10/11 odds, according to Westgate Superbook.

Also, Johanna Konta, the last British player in the tournament, will play Barbora Strycova, while No. 8 Elina Svitolina faces Karolina Muchova.

Last year, Williams was fined $17,000 after smashing her racket and arguing with match official Carlos Ramos during her straight-set finals loss to Naomi Osaka of Japan. Svitolina failed to serve out the match on her first attempt at 5-2 but later converted her first match point when Muchova missed a backhand return.

Williams said: 'We're getting in the groove of things.

Riske upset top-ranked Ash Barty in the fourth round and will be playing in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal - in her 30th appearance at a Grand Slam tournament. Likely the biggest threat to Williams' 24th major title - which would tie Margaret Court's record from another era, almost 50 years prior - is Halep (title odds: 7/4), a former No. 1 who ended the dream run of 15-year-old sensation Coco Gauff. "Tough one to swallow but I lost to a better player". Riske's game is highly suited to grass - she's 9-1 on the surface this year - and she's already knocked off three Wimbledon title contenders: Barty, Belinda Bencic and Donna Vekic.

"It's been fun being on the court with Serena so far", Murray said after today's win.

Bangladesh part ways with coach Steve Rhodes
West Indies great Walsh joined the team in August 2016 and former India spinner Joshi in August 2017. Bangladesh finished eighth in the 10-team group stage with three wins from their nine matches.

And when asked about the incident in a post-match news conference, Williams explained she is confused as to why she was handed such a high fine, joking she actually has super-human strength like a character in the Avengers film series.

"I just needed to get it out of the way, put the business bun up and just get to business", Williams said.

"I would love to play but I need to look, like, pretty long-term with this". She will next play former No. 1 Simona Halep.

"I don't know. I might take a break".

The 32-year-old won the doubles title with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club in his return to competitive action late last month and entered the doubles and mixed doubles, where he is partnering American great Serena Williams, at Wimbledon.

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