New York (AP) – Serena Williams has reached the third round of the US Open in 93 minutes after a sovereign performance. Two days after the record victory against her compatriot Kristie Ahn, the 38-year-old tennis player from the US beat Russian Margarita Gasparjan 6: 2, 6: 4.
With her 102nd victory at the Grand Slam event, Williams caught up with Chris Evert in tournament statistics, who has won 101 games in the history of professional tennis in New York. Against the world ranking 117. Gasparjan now managed to give Williams the 103rd victory.
In the battle for a place in the round of 16, there is an American duel between two former tournament winners. On Saturday, six-time US Open winner Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens will face each other. The 27-year-old won in New York in 2017.