Serena Williams continues to be alive within the U.S. Open, defeating No. 2 Anett Kontaveit Thursday night to maintain her farewell tour going. The victory was a formidable one, as she got here out on prime vs. a prime participant regardless of solely enjoying in 4 matches complete this yr previous to the start of the event.
After the match, Williams was requested whether or not she was “shocking herself” by her success to date. Nonetheless, she simply laughed the query off.
“I’m simply Serena, you realize,” she stated.
Contemplating Williams has 23 main titles, it’s unlikely that there’s something on the tennis court docket that she doesn’t imagine she will be able to accomplish.
Throughout her match, Williams appeared to have all of New York on her aspect, as the stars were out to look at her once more on Thursday night time. Since each match has the potential of being her final, the environment will proceed to be loud, and the crowds will proceed to be on her aspect.
And who is aware of, perhaps a deep run is looming. In spite of everything, she is Serena.
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