The eighth racket of the world, Czech Karolina Pliskova, beat the American Serena Williams, occupying the 16th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/4, 4/6, 7/5 in the quarterfinal of the Australian Open.
Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours and 10 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Plishkova completed nine aces, never made a mistake in serving and sold five break points, and the 37-year-old Williams filed a full twist, made four double mistakes and made four breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2: 2. In the semifinals of the Australian Open, Pliskova will face off against Japanese Naomi Osaka.