Serena Williams and Ons Jabeur have made the Eastbourne semi-finals after they defeated Shuko Aoyama and Chan Hao-ching 6-2 6-4.
World No. 3 Jabeur and 20-time major champion Williams will take on Aleksandra Krunić and Magda Linette in the next round for a place in the final.
It’s Williams’ first tournament since suffering an injury at Wimbledon last year almost a year ago, and she admitted she was reliant on her partner during today’s match.
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"I think we played much better today,” Williams said. “Although I thought we played really good together yesterday too but Ons really held me up today.
"She was playing so good. I was looking up to her and was thinking 'wow she is playing so great' so it's good."
Jabeur responded saying she’s “getting used” to playing with her 40-year-old partner.
"I'm getting used to this really," Jabeur said.
"It was really great to play here and I didn't know we are in the semi-finals. It's super fast but it's great for us."
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Watch daily highlights from Wimbledon at 10pm on Eurosport 2 and discovery+ from June 27, as well as the two singles finals live on July 9 and 10.
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