Serena Williams break the record after winning her 308th match against Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in Flushing Meadows. Leads her to be the most Grand Slam victories in the world of tennis. Serena Williams surpassed Swiss great Roger Federer being on the top (Williams – 308, Federer – 307) according to Sports Center.
She has .880 winning percentage and a record of 308-42 at major tournaments, and now she is pursuing the Open Era wherein she only need three more victories for her 23rd Grand Slam singles title because of the 6-2, 6-3 game with Shvedova.
Williams said that “it is a really huge number” something that she is really proud of. It was indeed an important day for the Williams as they both have a game changer. Serena’s elder sister Venus just lost a match with Karolina Pliskova on a 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 game last Monday.
On the very first part of the game against Yaroslava Shvedova, William swatted an ace that sets the mood of the game. Williams is as powerful and graceful as ever, she just had three lost point service as reported by Ed McGrogan.
As said in an interview, Williams has no plan on stopping or retiring. She is still enjoying all of her achievements that she didn’t even know that it is possible. She is turning 35 herself on the 26th of September.
We also know that Serena Williams is a four-time Olympic gold medalist before the Rio Olympics happened last month.
Another Milestone game last Monday is when Andy Murray won over Grigor Dimitrov in a straight set. Resulting in the 22nd time of him reaching the quarterfinals in his past 23 Grand Slam tournaments. Murray also sets a record of being in the fifth spot for fastest serve in this year’s US Open (141 miles per hour).
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