Wimbledon 2016: Order of play for Thursday 7 July 2016

Serena Williams and Venus Williams are both in action on Thursday 7 July at Wimbledon on Centre Court

Serena Williams will open play on Centre Court on Thursday 7 July at Wimbledon 2016 after the intended order of play was confirmed.

The world No1 takes on Elena Vesnina of Russia in the first of the two women’s singles semi-final clashes at the All England Club.

Venus Williams is then in action in the second of the two semi-finals, when she takes on Angelique Kerber of Germany on the main show court.

Here is the full order of play at Wimbledon for Thursday 7 July 2016.

Wimbledon order of play: Thursday 7 July – Show courts only

CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 13:00 START

1 Serena Williams (USA) [1] 1 vs Elena Vesnina (RUS) 59
2 Angelique Kerber (GER) [4] 96 vs Venus Williams (USA) [8] 97
3 Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) / Nicolas Mahut (FRA) [1] 1 vs Treat Huey (PHI) / Max Mirnyi (BLR) [12] 25

No.1 COURT – SHOW COURT – 13:00 START

1 Martina Hingis (SUI) / Sania Mirza (IND) [1] 1 vs Timea Babos (HUN) / Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) [5] 16
2 Julien Benneteau (FRA) / Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 37 vs Raven Klaasen (RSA) / Rajeev Ram (USA) [11] 56
3 Leander Paes (IND) / Martina Hingis (SUI) [16] 57 vs Henri Kontinen (FIN) / Heather Watson (GBR) 61

No.2 COURT – SHOW COURT – 11:30 START

1 Rick Leach (USA) / Cedric Pioline (FRA) vs Mansour Bahrami (IRI) / Patrick McEnroe (USA) (OD)

NOT BEFORE 12.30

2 Julia Goerges (GER) / Karolina Pliskova (CZE) [8] 49 vs Caroline Garcia (FRA) / Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) [2] 64
3 Michael Chang (USA) / Mark Philippoussis (AUS) vs Wayne Ferreira (RSA) / Sebastien Grosjean (FRA) (RR)
4 Serena Williams (USA) / Venus Williams (USA) 39 vs Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) / Elena Vesnina (RUS) [4] 48

No.3 COURT – SHOW COURT – 11:30 START

1 Iva Majoli (CRO) / Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP) vs Jana Novotna (CZE) / Helena Sukova (CZE) (SL)

NOT BEFORE 12.30
2 Oliver Marach (AUT) / Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 36 vs Radek Stepanek (CZE) / Lucie Safarova (CZE) [9] 40
3 Robert Farah (COL) / Anna-Lena Groenefeld (GER) [15] 24 vs Alexander Peya (AUT) / Andreja Klepac (SLO) [10] 25
4 Aisam Qureshi (PAK) / Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) [14] 8 vs Marcin Matkowski (POL) / Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) [11] 9

COURT 12 – SHOW COURT – 11:00 START

1 Geoffrey Blancaneaux (FRA) [8] 49 vs Ulises Blanch (USA) [2] 64 (BS)
2 Kayla Day (USA) [5] 49 vs Gabriella Taylor (GBR) 59 (GS)
3 Gabriel Decamps (BRA) / Marvin Moeller (GER) 26 vs Ulises Blanch (USA) / Vasil Kirkov (USA) 28 (BD)
4 Eleni Christofi (GRE) / Lucie Kankova (CZE) 6 vs Kayla Day (USA) / Taylor Johnson (USA) [6] 8 (GD)
5 Ali Collins (GBR) / Francesca Jones (GBR) 30 vs Amanda Anisimova (USA) / Alexandra Sanford (USA) [2] 32

COURT 18 – SHOW COURT – 11:00 START

1 Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) [1] 1 vs Jurabek Karimov (UZB) [11] 9 (BS)
2 Usue Maitane Arconada (USA) [9] 40 vs Anastasia Potapova (RUS) [4] 48 (GS)
3 Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB) / Casper Ruud (NOR) [3] 9 vs Daniel Altmaier (GER) / Jurabek Karimov (UZB) 12 (BD)
4 Mattias Siimar (EST) / Anthony Jackie Tang (HKG) 29 vs Kenneth Raisma (EST) / Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) [2] 32 (BD)
5 Jodie Anna Burrage (GBR) / Panna Udvardy (HUN) [8] 25 vs Mariam Bolkvadze (GEO) / Caty McNally (USA) 28 (GD)

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