World No.29 Wang Qiang outplays the No.8 seed Serena Williams to defeat her 6-4, 6-7(2-7), 7-5 in the third round of the Australian Open 2020 on Friday. In one of the major upset of the tournament, Wang took revenge of her US Open 2019 6-1, 6-0 defeat to Williams.
With this defeat, Williams’ quest for a 24th Grand Slam title ended with her earliest loss at the Australian Open since 2006. On the other hand, Qiang records her best record at a Grand Slam tournament as she reaches the fourth round of a major event for the first time.
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Wang broke Serena Williams once to secure the first set
In the second meeting between the two players, the opening set saw no break of serves till 4-4 as the two players managed to hold their serve. However, after recovering from a few breakpoints, Wang earned three break chances against Serena Williams as the American lost focus and got broken at love.
Williams levelled back the match
Wang sealed the match with the third set victory
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