Serena Williams creates history in US open quarter-finals


Serena Williams set a new record by slamming a record of 308 victories with a win over Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in US Open in New York.

The athelete, 34, won 6-2 6-3 to pass Roger Federer in the all-time list of matches won at the tennis majors.

She moves on to the quarter-finals where she will face Romanian fifth seed Simona Halep, who beat Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 7-5.

“It’s a huge number,” Williams said of her record 308th win.

“I think it’s very significant actually. I think it’s something that just really talks about the length of my career, in particular. I’ve been playing for a really long time but also given that consistency up there, that’s something that I’m really proud of.”

After Williams win , she express her feelings and said that

“She’s the best player in the world,” said Halep. “I don’t have to be afraid or to have emotions because I have nothing to lose. It’s just a huge challenge for me.”

Wefornews bureau

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