Venus Williams wins match stopped by rain four times

LONDON -- Five-time women's Wimbledon champion Venus Williams made it through the rain and into the fourth round by overcoming 29th-seeded Darya Kasatkina of Russia 7-5, 4-6, 10-8.

The match on No. 1 Court was delayed four times by rain, including once with Williams holding a match point at 7-6 in the third set. When play resumed, Kasatkina saved the match point and held to 7-7.

Four games later, the eighth-seeded Williams broke to end the contest, with Kasatkina slapping a forehand into the net on the final point.