Wimbledon, Day 8: Winners and Losers

Action from day eight of Wimbledon, which will see Djokovic play in the fourth round and all the women's quarterfinals.

Novak Djokovic was in fine form to make his way to the quarterfinals.   -  Getty

Konta proves her mettle
Sixth seed Johanna Konta clawed her way back from being a set down to pip second seed Simona Halep 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5), 6-4 to set up a semifinal clash with five-time champion Venus Williams.

Konta seemed all but out in the second set but made a remarkable comeback to win the tie-breaker and then broke Halep's serve in the third set, eventually easing her way to a memorable victory.

Venus dumps Ostapenko
Ace veteran Venus Williams put up a stirring display to defeat French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko in a 6-3,7-5 victory, in all of 73 minutes.

In the absence of he sister Serena, Venus has a strong chance to win her sixth Wimbledon this year.

Rybarikova makes it to the last four
Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova defeated American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 to clinch the last spot in the semifinals. 

Rybarikova was up 6-3 in the first set and the second set was tied at 2-2, before rain stopped play. She completed her win when play resumed and will face 14th seed Gabrine Muguruza in the semifinals.

Djokovic powers through to quarters
Second seed Novak Djokovic powered through to the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 7-5 (5), 6-4 victory over Adrian Mannarino, in a little over two hours.

The three-time champion will face a determined Tomas Berdych in the last eight.

Muguruza gets past Kuznetsova

Muguruza made her way into her second Wimbledon semi-final in the last three years with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Russian seventh seed Svetlana Kuznetsova.

This is the 14th seeded Muguruza's first major semi-final since her French Open title last year.

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