New York: Serena Williams has entered the semi-finals of the US Open and with this victory, she has taken a strong step towards the 24th Grand Slam. In the men’s category, second seed Dominic Theme and third seed Danil Medvedev have also reached the semi-finals.
Serena made a stunning comeback after losing the first set in the quarter-finals played at Arthur Ace Stadium, defeating unseeded Svetana Pirinkova of Bulgaria 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in a match that lasted more than two hours. . With this victory, he has entered the US Open semi-finals for the 11th consecutive time and now he is only two wins away from Margaret Court’s record 24 Grand Slam titles.
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Third seeded Serena said after the win, “You don’t want to start the match this way but you want to differentiate the match in this way.” Now they have to face Victoria Azarenka, who has reached the semi-finals of the US Open for the first time since 2013. Of the 22 matches played between Serena and Azarenka so far, the American player has won 18 times. Including the 2012 and 2013 US Open finals.
Also in the men’s quarterfinals, last year’s runner-up Danil Medvedev defeated compatriot Russian player and tenth seed Andrei Rublev 7-6 (6), 6-3, 7-6 (5). At the same time, second seeded Austrian player Theme also defeated Australian 21st seed Alex de Minaur 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 and made it to the final 4. Now Theme and Medvedev will be face to face in the semi-finals. The second semi-final of the men’s section will be played between fifth seed Alexandr Zverev and 20th seed Pablo Carina Basta.