Serena Dominates While Federer Is Shocked

Jonathan Grant | September 4th, 2019

It might not have been Central Park, but it was certainly a stroll for Serena Williams at the US Open in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. Facing off with 18th-ranked Qiang Wang of China, Williams, swept the first two sets and did so by only losing one single game, winning it 6-1, 6-0 to walk into the semi-finals.

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In the men’s half of the bracket, Roger Federer wasn’t so lucky. He perhaps showed the first chink in his armor, falling due to fatigue at the hands of 78th-ranked Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in five sets. Dimitrov (3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2) had never managed to beat the Swiss superstar before, but this night in New York City was different, with the 38 year-old being denied a chance to add to the 20 grand slam titles he already had.

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