Ser­ena Wil­liams beats big sis­ter

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

LON­DON - Ser­ena Wil­liams ex­tended her mas­tery over big sis­ter Venus, and kept alive her bid for Grand Slam history. In the 26th ca­reer meet­ing be­tween the sib­lings, Ser­ena dom­i­nated with her steady serve and big hit­ting from the back of the court to win 6-4, 6-3 on Cen­tre Court in 1 hour, 8 min­utes, ex­tend­ing her Grand Slam win­ning streak to 25 matches. The win sent the top-ranked Ser­ena into the Wim­ble­don quar­ter­fi­nals as she bids for a fourth straight Grand Slam ti­tle, a feat last ac­com­plished by the younger Wil­liams in 2003. If Ser­ena can tri­umph again, only the U.S. Open would stand in her way of be­com­ing the first player to com­plete a cal­en­dar-year Grand Slam - a sweep of all four ma­jors in the same sea­son - since St­effi Graf in 1988.

Ser­ena Wil­iams

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