Venus Williams becomes oldest Wimbledon women`s quarter-finalist for 22 years

Venus Williams becomes oldest Wimbledon women`s quarter-finalist for 22 years

Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam winner, has become the oldest Wimbledon women`s quarter-finalist for 22 years. Williams, 36, is the oldest to make the last eight since 37-year-old Martina Navratilova`s run to the final in 1994. Venus will be making her 12th appearance in the last eight at Wimbledon, and her first since 2010, when she faces Kazakhstan`s Yaroslava Shvedova for a place in the semi-finals.Since the 2010 US Open, Williams will be bidding for her first Grand Slam semi-final appearance.