2010 Wimbledon: Day 8 action
Tsvetana Pironkova, ranked 82nd in the world, celebrates winning her quarterfinal match against Venus Williams on Day 8 of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2010 in London. She won the match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3.
Venus Williams in action during her quarterfinal match against Tsvetana Pironkova during Day 8 of Wimbledon. The five-time champoion committed 29 unforced errors in the loss.
Tsvetana Pironkova returns a ball to Venus Williams during the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Pironkova managed only 12 winners, but also tallied only six unforced errors in the major upset.
No. 1 Serena Williams celebrates a point during her quarterfinal match against No. 9 seed Na Li during Day 8 of Wimbledon. Williams won in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3.
Too much to handle
Li Na plays against Serena Williams during the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Na couldn't overcome 19 unforced errors and five double faults.
Serena Williams in action during her quarterfinal match against Na Li at Wimbledon. Williams notched 11 aces and 21 winners in the match.
No. 21 seed Vera Zvonareva (right) is congratulated by No. 8 seed Kim Clijsters after winning 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, during the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Vera Zvonareva in action during her quarterfinal match against Kim Clijsters. Zvonareva tallied only 19 unforced errors, while Clijsters registered 36.
Fading down the stretch
Kim Clijsters plays against Vera Zvonareva during the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Clijsters got off to a nice start, winning the first set, but Zvonareva roared back to win the final two sets.
Petra Kvitova celebrates match point during her quarterfinal match against Kaia Kanepi on Day 8 of Wimbledon. She won in three sets, 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 8-6.
So close, yet so far
Kaia Kanepi in action during her quarterfinal match against Petra Kvitova. Kanepi registered 24 winners but also 25 unforced errors in the match.
Eye on the ball
Petra Kvitova serves a ball to Kaia Kanepi during the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Kvitova overcame nine double faults and 29 unforced errors to advance to the semifinals.