When Serena Williams wrote a history book at the Australian Open – Tennis Sports

Serena Williams made her debut at the Australian Open in 1998 and didn’t play the best in the opening round in Melbourne before winning the title in 2003. After winning seven trophies in Melbourne Park, Serena became a down-under legend. One comes four years ago.

In search of its elusive 24th major title, Serena made a strong start in this year’s Melbourne campaign, winning three straight set games and advancing to the final 16. Win and put all your rivals far behind and write history again.

Thus, Serena became the only player in history to win at least 90 in three different majors, achieving that at Wimbledon and the US Open, adding the Australian Open to its impressive list. Chris Evert has won more than 90 US Open wins with Wimbledon, and Serena is now standing alone after achieving it in three different major events. No one will join her for the next few years.

Serena took only 56 minutes to leave Laura Siegemund in the first round, defeating the Germans 6-1 and 6-1 after showing a dominant serve and return. In the second round, Nina Stojanovic was helpless against the spectacular Americans, and Williams won 6-3, 6-0 in 69 minutes.

Serena Williams has become the only player to win 90 in three majors.

In the third match, Serena overwhelmed Anastasia Potapova 7-6, 6-2, reaching the final 16 of the 16th in Melbourne, marking her milestone 90th victory.

Potapova wasted two set points on the serve with an opener 5-3 and collapsed in a tight tiebreaker to lose the ground. When Serena pulled back the break, the Russians started the second set on the break before wasting their advantage in the next game.

Williams broke again in Game 4 and took the next one home with the winner of the service, opening a 4-1 advantage. The American, who served 4-2, placed a backhand winner, broke 5-2 to sign a deal, proceed to the next round, and move on to another major record that will be hit in the future. I did.

– Tennis Sports

When Serena Williams wrote a history book at the Australian Open When Serena Williams wrote a history book at the Australian Open

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