Serena Williams is gradually and strongly moving forward in the Australian Open and inching closer to the quarter-finals after she recently won a difficult 3 set victory against Aryna Sabalenka who is world 7th at the moment.
Now Serena Williams has a tough journey forward in order to win her 24th big title that will be record-tying.
Record-Making Opportunity For Serena Williams
Serena William has to win against the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd best of the world in order to tie her records with Margaret Court. Her forthcoming match is against Simona Halep who is currently No. 2. In case she wins, Serena will then face Naomi Osaka, world No. 3 in the semi-finals. In the end, she has to face Ash Barty, world No. 1.
Serena successfully bears Sabalenka with a 6-4 then 2-6, and 6-4 victory and stopped Sabalenka’s ATP 2021 journey.
She has won 8 out of 23 significant Down Under. She has also reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the thirteenth time in her career. After the match, she spoke about how important this win was for her as she did not want to leave the tournament just yet.
Serena informed that she gets her source of inspiration from Venus, her elder sister, who got out of ATP in the 2nd round due to her ankle injury. She stated that Venus keeps her focused and helps her get past any hurdle in a confident and calm manner.
In the upcoming matches, Serena will be facing a 2-time winner of the Grand Slam, Simona Halep. Serena feels thrilled to be a threat to all her competitors despite considering several of them as potential Grand Slam Winners in the future.