Current Affairs Global - 6 July 2014

1. Host Brazil, Germany, Argentina and Netherlands are the teams which entered into the Semifinal round of the FIFA World Cup currently being held in Brazil. This is Germany-s fourth consecutive semifinal entry while Argentina entered into the Last-4 round after 24 years.


Brazil will play against Germany in the first semifinal match while Argentina will take Netherlands in the second one.


2. Sixth seed Petra Kvitova of Czech won her second women's singles Wimbledon title after defeating Canadian 13th seed Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets in the final match held yesterday. Kvitova, who also won Wimbledon Women-s single title in 2011, completely dominated the match to win by 6-3, 6-0 in only 55 minutes. This was also the first Grand Slam final for Bouchard.