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US Open: Serena Matches Her Easiest Win Over Venus

Serena shook off an early ankle injury to win seven straight games and seize control in perhaps her most dominant performance since giving birth to her a daughter a year ago on Saturday.

Serena Williams equalled her most-lopsided victory ever in 30 professional meetings with sister Venus Williams, beating her 6-1 6-2 on Friday in the third round of the US Open tennis.

Serena shook off an early ankle injury to win seven straight games and seize control in perhaps her most dominant performance since giving birth to her a daughter a year ago on Saturday.

The sisters’ earliest meeting in a Grand Slam tournament in 20 years was over early, with Venus unable to do anything to blunt Serena’s power, even after the crowd tried desperately to get behind her early in the second set.

They had not played this early in a Grand Slam since Venus won in the second round of the 1998 Australian Open in their first meeting as pros, and only once over the next two decades had either won so decisively, when Serena won by the same score in a semifinal victory in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2013.

Source: OkayNG.com

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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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