LONDON (AP) Its been 87 years since two German women played in a Wimbledon final. Julia Goerges likes the sound of a repeat, though.
It sounds crazy to maybe have the chance to share a German final in Wimbledon, Goerges said after she and Angelique Kerber advanced to separate semifinals at the All England Club. Well, its still one more match to go for both of us. It will be both very tough matches. But its great to see there is a chance.
For Goerges, it couldnt get much tougher. Shell be facing Serena Williams, the seven-time champion who hasnt lost a match at the All England Club since 2014 though she missed last years tournament while pregnant. Kerber, a two-time Grand Slam champion who was runner-up at Wimbledon in 2016, will be playing former French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko on Thursday.