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Venus Williams thrashed Konta, advances to Wimbledon final

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Venus Williams has advance to the Wimbledon final with a straight set semi-final win against Briton, Johanna Konta’s.

Venus played superbly to win 6-4 6-2 on Centre Court and set up a final against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza.

The 37-years-old ended Konta, 26, hope of becoming the first British woman in a Wimbledon singles final since 1977.

Venus is expected to break into the top five for the first time in the next rankings.

Venus is the oldest Grand Slam singles finalist since Martina Navratilova finished runner-up at Wimbledon in 1994.

The American won her first Wimbledon title in 2000 and the most recent of her seven major wins came on Centre Court in 2008.

She willt face Muguruza, the 14th seed, who thrashed Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1 6-1 in just 64 minutes to book a place in her second Wimbledon final.

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