Written by Staff Writer
06 Sep, 2016 | 1:03 pm
World number one Serena Williams set a new Grand Slam record of 308 victories with a win over Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan at the US Open in New York.
The 34 year old American, won 6-2 6-3 to pass Roger Federer in the all-time list of matches won at the tennis majors.
She moves on to the quarter-finals, where she will face Romanian fifth seed Simona Halep, who beat Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 7-5.
Speaking of her 308th Grand Slam win, Williams said that it is’a huge number’.
Halep has lost seven of eight matches against Williams but hopes that will at least keep the pressure off in their quarter-final.
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