The Latest: Play at Wimbledon in women's semifinals starts

BY AP • July 13, 2017

LONDON (AP) The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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1:08 p.m.

Play on Centre Court at Wimbledon in the women's semifinals has started.

Garbine Muguruza is facing Magdalena Rybarikova for a spot in Saturday's final.

Muguruza reached the final at the All England Club in 2015 and won the French Open in 2016. Rybarikova is playing in the semifinals at a major tournament for the first time in her career.

In the second match, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams will face Johanna Konta.

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12:50 p.m.

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams is in the semifinals at the All England Club for the second year in a row and will face Johanna Konta for a spot in Saturday's final.

Williams, playing in her 20th Wimbledon tournament, is 8-1 in her previous nine semifinal appearances at the grass-court major.

Konta is playing in the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time.

In the opening match on Centre Court, 2015 Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza will play Magdalena Rybarikova.

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