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Serena Williams overwhelms Svitolina and will play her tenth final of the Open

Serena Williams overwhelms Svitolina and will play her tenth final of the Open

Serena Williams, the eighth seed, beat the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, fifth seed, in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, in the semifinals of the United States Open for the tenth time and won for the tenth time a place in the grand final of this tournament.

The 37-year-old American, who is seeking her seventh title at the US Open, and the twenty-fourth Grand Slam, will rival the winner of the second semifinal between the Swiss Belinda Bencic, thirteenth seed, and the Canadian Bianca Andreescu, fifteenth favorite.

It was the sixth game between Williams and Svitolina, 24, with a 5-1 lead for the former world number one, and it barely lasted one hour and 10 minutes.

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Williams, with her powerful tennis from the back of the court, always established the rhythm and although she decided six opportunities for Svitolina to break her serve, she did not allow it, and she did it once out of three, for in 44 minutes to ensure the first sleeve.

The story was repeated in the second, with Williams intractable from the back of the court and when he went up to the net, and in the third game he already achieved the second break of the game, to have completely cleared the way to victory.

Before the delirium of the New York fans, who filled the stands of the Arthur Ashe Stadium, Williams greeted them euphorically from the center of the court after achieving the victory that brought him a little closer to the desired title of a Grand Slam and a tournament that will be It has resisted him since 2017 when he started it with the triumph at the Australian Open.

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Williams finished the game with six aces and just one double fault, in addition to achieving 24 points won with the first serve of 28 attempts.

Serena also managed 33 winners and 20 unforced errors, in addition to winning 11 points in 16 raises to the net and making 3 breaks of 7 possible.

Svitolina, who was contesting her second consecutive Grand Slam semi-final (she did it earlier at Wimbledon), finished the match with just 11 winners, 17 unforced errors, 5 aces and 4 double faults. He barely went up to the net 7 times and was able to win 2 goals against Williams’ powerful game from the back of the court. EFE

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