Montreal: America's top tennis player Serena Williams Has made it to the semi-finals of the women's singles category of the Rogers Cup. Williams performed brilliantly on Friday night, defeating Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-4 in straight sets. Williams played brilliantly throughout the match and Osaka could not break his service even once. Are. Williams will take on Mary Bauzkova in the semi-finals.
The first match after the US Open last year was between the two
Despite this defeat, Osaka will remain on the first spot in the WTA rankings. During this match between the two players, there were strong winds, but Williams did not let his level of play fall. It was Serena's first encounter after the final of the US Open last year. After the match, Williams said, "We haven't played since New York, Osaka's performance in the last match was strong. I just wanted to win this game just because she has beaten me twice so I give my best today Wanted
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Did not look back after making the lead from the start
After registering an easy win in the first set, Williams started well in the second set and took a 2â€“1 lead. After this, he did not look back. This is Serena's first win against Osaka, there have been three matches between the two players so far. Williams will face Mary Baujkova of the Czech Republic in the semi-finals. During the match between Mary Bauzkova and Simona Halep, Halep had dropped out of the match due to a heel injury.
Serena outdoes Osaka to reach the semi-finals of # RC19!
The three-time champion also becomes the winningest player in Rogers Cup history, eclipsing Sanchez Vicario's record by notching a 33rd singles win in Canada. pic.twitter.com/L4TUy5bVuA
– Rogers Cup (@rogerscup) August 10, 2019
Such was Serena's journey so far in the tournament
Former World No-1 Serena, playing for the first time since losing the Wimbledon final this year, defeated Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrovova in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 in the quarter-finals in the women's singles round of 16 on Thursday. Made place Prior to that, Serena had defeated Alice Mertes 6-3, 6-3 in the first match of the tournament on Wednesday. American player has won this title three times
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