From one Williams to another.
Saturday defeated the last of Simona Halep, the american veteran Venus Williams 6-2, 6-3 in the third round of grand slam tournament Australian Open.
the victory was the Romanian ready to ottendedelsfinalen, where the opponent is the sister of Serena Williams.
Halep, who is seeded as number one in the women's tournament, spent 78 minutes to send the 38-year-old Venus Williams out of the tournament.
twice she broke the american serve in the first set, while she herself fending off five out of five breakbolde.
the Beginning of the second set featured servegennembrud from both players, but at the post 3-3 took Halep governance and snatched the three parties on the strip.
the French Open-winner Halep reached the final of last year's Australian Open. A finale, as the Danish Caroline Wozniacki won in dramatic fashion.
Halep is, however, come to the tournament in Melbourne this year with a dirt run-up in the baggage. She was without a coach and had lost the last five matches up to the Australian Open.
In the first two rounds and struggled, she barely passed through the grueling tresættere. Saturday's performance was the most convincing from the Romanian so far.
Now, the former verdensetter Serena Williams has won 23 grand slam titles in the ladies'.
Simona Halep and Serena Williams have duelleret nine times. The eight of them ended with a victory for the american.
Recently, they met in the US Open in 2016, which Williams won in three sets. The american has won the last four showdowns between the two players.
Serena Williams, who is seeded as number 16 in this year's Australian Open, had it easy in the third round.
She allowed just the Ukrainian teen Dayana Yastremskaat to win a total of three parties in the one-sided showdown that ended 6-2, 6-1.
the Showdown was over after an hour and five minutes.