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Venus Williams qualified for the fifth time in his career for the Semifinals of the Women’s Tennis Championship in Singapore with a prize pool of 7 million dollars. The winner of the 2008 trophy and placed under number 5 Williams won the final win of the White Group against the winner of Wimbledon and second in the scheme Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) with 7: 5, 6: 4 in 101 minutes, which took the second a place with a 4-point asset.

The 37-year-old American made a first break for 3: 4 but immediately returned it, then made a new break in the 12th game to take the first set. In the second part, Williams was three times behind in a break but after 3: 4 he took three consecutive games to triumph. Muguruza, a semi-finalist in the 2015 tournament, made 32 uninvited mistakes and finished third in the group, dropping out of the race.

Earlier today, she secured her first position after two successes in the first two rounds, Carolina Pliskova lost 3: 6, 1: 6 in the match to Roland Garros champion Elena Ostapko.