WEDNESDAY'S FORECAST Cloudy. High of 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius). TUESDAY'S WEATHER Mostly cloudy. High of 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius). TUESDAY'S WOMEN'S QUARTERFINALS No. 7 Simona Halep beat Zhang Shuai 7-6 (4), 6-1; No. 8 Elina Svitolina beat Karolina Muchova 7-5, 6-4; No. 11 Serena Williams beat Alison Riske 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Barbora Strycova beat No. 19 Johanna Konta 7-6 (5), 6-1.
STAT OF THE DAY 37 — Number of Grand Slam semifinals reached by Serena Williams, tying Steffi Graf for the third most in the professional era but still 15 behind Chris Evert's record of 52. QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I have always been an Avenger in my heart. Maybe I'm super strong, I don't know." - Serena Williams after being asked what she did to draw a $10,000 fine for damaging a court during a practice session before the tournament.
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