Serena Williams has another chance to win a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title after demolishing Elina Svitolina to the US Open final.
Williams, ranked eighth, is aiming for her first Grand Slam victory since giving birth in September 2017.
Williams ’ preview of the men’s semi-finals underscores why she is the winner Williams is already regarded by many to be the biggest woman competitor ever, but will not be content until she has leveled-and then overtaken-Australian Margaret Court’s complete Grand Slam matches.
After the hard birth of Olympia’s child two years earlier, which nearly cost Williams her lives, she entered the Wimbledon Finals-plus last year’s contentious US Open showpiece against Naomi Osaka-without capturing what had already been a notable resurgence with another significant victory.
Serena Williams Williams saved all six break points she faced against Svitolina The 24-year-old Ukrainian has one of the most impenetrable back-to-back games on the WTA Tour, yet she couldn’t maintain Williams in check.
Canada’s 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu will meet the six-time champion in the final in New York on Saturday. In a gripping match, Andreescu defeated 22-year-old Swiss Belinda Bencic 7-6 (7-3) 7-5, winning the last five games of the match.