5 time Champion Venus Williams is defeated 2-6, 3-6 in today’s quarterfinal match against 82nd ranked player Tsvetta Pironkova.  Venus serve, unfocused errors, breezy conditions, and  Pironkova slice forehand put Venus in unfamiliar territory on the green lawn of Wimbledon. 

Day 8 of Wimbledon is the day of upsets; 1st Venus Williams now  Kim Clijsters.  Kim Clijsters was defeated by Vera Zvonereva 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 minutes after Venus defeat.