Serena Williams Upset At U.S. Open


Published on September 11 2020 6:13 am
Last Updated on September 11 2020 6:14 am

Serena Williams was upset in her U.S. Open semifinal Thursday by Victoria Azarenka, falling to the Belarusian player 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.

The loss means the 38-year-old Williams again fell short in her effort to get a 24th Grand Slam single title to tie the record. Azarenka will play for the championship Saturday against Naomi Osaka of Japan, who defeated American Jennifer Brady in their semifinal Thursdday 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-3. The men's semifinals will be played today.