Venus Williams powered through a second straight three-set match at Wimbledon on Wednesday, and at one point pulled off a no-look, high-backhand volley.
Her fashionable flick shot recalled Rafael Nadal's similarly tricky reverse overhead from the day before.
File that one in the "Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better" drawer.
The No. 9–seeded Williams was victorious over Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-0, 6-1. She next squares off against No. 20 seed Kiki Bertens. In reaching the round of 32 at this Wimbledon, Bertens has already equaled her best finish, from 2016, while Williams is a five-time singles winner at SW19, with her most recent championship coming a decade ago.
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