Serena Williams surpassed Roger Federer for most Grand Slam match victories in tennis’ Open era with No. 308, a 6-2, 6-3 win over Yaroslava Shvedova to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals.
Williams hit a tournament-leading 126-mph serve, pounded 11 aces, won 28 of 30 points when a first serve landed in, and didn’t face a break point against the 52nd-ranked Shvedova. The top-seeded Williams is 308-42 at major tournaments, a .880 winning percentage, and is now three more wins from her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, which would break a tie with Steffi Graf for the most in the Open era, which started in 1968.
So let’s do:
1. Serena Williams surpassed Roger Federer for most Grand Slam match victories in tennis’ Open era with _____.
Source – The Hindu