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Muguruza poses formidable final hurdle for resurgent Venus

LONDON: Venus Williams will try to become the oldest woman to win Wimbledon for 109 years on Saturday although, ominously for her the last time a 37-year-old reached the final, it was a Spaniard who ruined the script.

While it was Conchita Martinez who defeated Martina Navratilova in 1994, standing in the way of Williams and a sixth title, an almost unthinkable 17 years after her first, is the tall and powerful Garbine Muguruza.

“I think it’s very impressive. I think not everybody can do that,” the 23-year-old…

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