Olympic Gallery: Kim's First & Last Olympics
WTA legend Kim Clijsters went out swinging on Centre Court in her second-to-last tournament.
Published August 03, 2012 12:00
In one of the first matches of the day, former No.1s Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams squared off.
With a spot in the semifinals at stake, Serena Williams took her foot off the brake and stepped on the gas.
Serena Williams absolutely steamrolled Caroline Wozniacki in a one-hour, 17-minute quarterfinal, 60 63.
It may be a bit hard to believe, but Serena Williams had never been to the semifinals of the Olympics.
Venus Williams' conqueror, Angelique Kerber, met World No.1 Victoria Azarenka in another early quarterfinal.
Angelique Kerber hung tough with the World No.1 but ultimately the good moments would be overshadowed...
Victoria Azarenka beat Angelique Kerber, 64 75, to reach the semifinals of the Olympics for her first time.
Maria Sharapova, who is just playing her first Olympics, got ready to return the Kim Clijsters serve.
Kim Clijsters was playing her second-to-last tournament. She will retire from the WTA after the US Open.
Maria Sharapova was in vintage form in beating Kim Clijsters, 62 75. She will face Maria Kirilenko next.