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World No. 8 tennis star Serena Williams paved her way towards the final showdown of US Open 2019 after defeating World No. 5 Elina Svitolina by 6-3, 6-1 in worth-watching semifinals. In-form Serena Williams who is performing like a rebel in ongoing US Open tournament toppled the Ukranian opponent with ease. The 37-year-old American legend started off the game in a very aggressive manner. She didn’t give any chance to the strong contender to create any momentum at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City. As a result, she comfortably sealed both sets in the game. With this impressive win, Serena also recorded her 101st victory in the US Open event.

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After clinching the semifinals against Ukrainian professional, World No. 8 tennis player Williams said, “I felt more prepared this tournament. I mean, Wimbledon, I probably had a week to prepare, so that was amazing. Australia, I was super-prepared. I just feel like I actually had time to train”.

The American sensation will next face Canadian star Bianca Andreescu in the final showdown. World No. 15 Andreescu booked her spot in the grand finale after beating Swiss veteran Belinda Bencic in the semi-finals by 7-6 (7-3), 7-5. Both the star players will play the grand final round on September 8th at Arthur Ashe Stadium. If Serena clinched the finals successfully then she will mark her 24th major title in tennis career so far. It will be interesting to see who will lift the lustrous trophy of US Open 2019 at the end.

Serena Williams made her way to the semifinals after thrashing World No.18 Wang Qiang of China with a scoreline of 6-1, 6-0. Williams took just 44 minutes to dethrone Chinese star on Tuesday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. While on the other side, Svitolina shocked British star Johanna Konta with a great margin of 6-4, 6-4 in the quartes in order to set her meeting with Serena Williams in next round.

In men’s singles, Grigor Dimitrov progressed to the semifinals after defeating World No. 3 tennis great Roger Federer in a historic five-set match. The Bulgarian Star clinched maiden 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over third-seeded superstar in the edgy nail-biter. He will next take on World No. 5 Daniil Medvedev of Russia who defeated Swiss veteran Stan Wawrinka in the quarters with a close margin of 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

 

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