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Last Updated: Monday, 2 July 2007, 08:49 GMT 09:49 UK
Wimbledon day seven photos

Venus Williams arrives at Wimbledon

Venus Williams arrives at Wimbledon amid very tight security at the All England Club

Japan's Akiko Morigami

Williams resumes a set ahead against Akiko Morigami but the Japanese player hits back to take the second set

Venus Williams

A shock seems on the cards when Venus is broken in the third set but she prevails, winning 6-2 3-6 7-5

Venus Williams

Having come close to crashing out of the tournament, Venus' relief at getting through is clear

Justine Henin

Justine Henin wins the first set 6-2 against Patty Schnyder on Centre Court after rain delays the start of their match

Patty Schnyder

Schnyder is unable to respond and Henin completes a 6-2 6-2 victory to take her place in the quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal wins the first set of his match against Robin Soderling 6-4 and breaks the Swede early in the next set

Robin Soderling

Nadal wins the set 6-4 but Soderling battles hard and manages to cause him some problems

Nadal appeals to the umpire

The third set enters a tie-break and Nadal misses a match point before the rain returns with the score 6-4 6-4 6-6 (7-7)

Soderling celebrates winning the third set

The players return and Soderling breaks Nadal for 8-7 then holds serve to win the set against the second seed

Nadal slips over

Nadal loses the fourth set but breaks Soderling in the decider before rain returns with the score 4-6 4-6 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 0-2

Tomas Berdych

Czech Tomas Berdych is through after beating South Korea's Hyung-Taik Lee in straight sets

Tamira Paszek

Tamira Paszek, at 16 the youngest player left in either of the main draws, beats 12th seed Elena Dementieva 3-6 6-2 6-3

Serena Williams leaves the court

Serena Williams is two games into her match against Daniela Hantuchova when the rain intervenes and play is suspended

The covers at Wimbledon are brought back on

An attempt to restart play is made but the rain returns and the covers are brought back on

Serena Williams

When play finally resumes, Serena quickly wraps up the opening set and looks on course for victory

Serena Williams recieves treatment

But Serena struggles in the second set and appears to be in serious trouble when she suffers an injury

Serena Williams in tears on Centre Court

Barely able to move and trailing in a tie-break, the American gets a massive slice of luck when rain halts play once again

Hantuchova celebrates after winning the second set against Williams

The players return to Centre Court after a lengthy rain delay and Hantuchova wraps up the second set tie-break 7-2

Williams celebrates her win

In an incredible deciding set, Williams recovers from her injury to break the Slovakian twice to seal a 6-2 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 win



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