Venus Williams Five-Time Champion

Posted by Zotta Rendevouz

The five-time champion Venus Williams joined forces to defeat Kimiko Date Krumm, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 8-6 and reach the third round of Wimbledon.

Williams lost the first set 5-1 on Wednesday and saved three match points before holding his own point of view at 6-5. Williams saved four more in the tiebreaker before losing the game.

The 23rd-seeded American, lost nearly five months of action this year with a hip injury but returned last week in Eastbourne.

The 40-year Date-Krumm was the second oldest woman to reach the second round at Wimbledon in the Open era, where she defeated Katie O'Brien in his opening match.