Australian Open: Serena beats Halep and faces Osaka in the semi-finals

By TPN/Lusa, in Sport · 16-02-2021 11:49:00 · 0 Comments

American tennis player Serena Williams defeated Romanian Simona Halep, world number two, today and qualified for the semi-finals of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, to be held in Melbourne Park.

In one of the most anticipated duels in the quarterfinals, the number 11 of the WTA ranking, seven times champion of the 'major' of the Antipodes, surpassed the 2020 semifinalist, 29, in two sets, with the partials of 6 -3 and 6-3, in an hour and 21 minutes. In the semi-finals, Serena Williams, who is looking for the 24th Grand Slam title, will face Japanese Naomi Osaka, champion of the United States Open and also former world number one.


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