Sublime Serena Beats World Number 1 Halep, Storming Aussie Open Quarters

Jan 21 - by AFP for SportPesa News

The 37-year-old American beat the Romanian world number one 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to set up a last eight clash with Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova

Serena Williams of the United States reacts in her fourth round match against Simona Halep of Romania during day eight of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 21, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. PHOTO/GettyImages

  • Serena Williams ground down top seed Simona Halep in an epic three-setter to take her quest for a record-equalling 24th major into the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday

MELBOURNE, Australia- Serena Williams ground down top seed Simona Halep in an epic three-setter to take her quest for a record-equalling 24th major into the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday.

The 37-year-old American beat the Romanian world number one 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to set up a last eight clash with Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova.

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