At duel of former world number one for the quarterfinals of the Austra Openlia, Serena Williams She played splendid tennis and made the top four in the first Grand Slam of the season. It was 6-3 and 6-3 for the youngest of the sisters about Simona halep, that in this way tied Roger Federer with 362 tournament wins Major, being the two most winners.
At 13th confrontation between the two, the American made strong at Rod Laver Arena and expanded the lead over her opponent to 10-3. In a first set where he had a extraordinary level and deployed all his hierarchy, a break made the difference to close it 6-3.
The second sleeve got off to an indecisive start. With four breaks in the first five games, both Williams and Halep showed why they knew how to lead the WTA rankings. Nevertheless, Serena was the most accurate to take the partial 6-3 and and the game.
For a place in the final, Serena will face another former number one: Naomi osaka, who knocked out Su-Wei Hsieh 6-2 by double.