US Open

Serena advances to 4th round at US Open

2019-08-30 21:31
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Serena Williams (Getty Images)

New York - Serena Williams, chasing her 24th Grand Slam title to match Margaret Court's all-time record, advanced to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday by defeating Czech Karolina Muchova 6-3, 6-2.

The 37-year-old American, seeking a seventh US Open title, will next face Croatian 22nd seed Petra Martic.

US Open results on Friday (x denotes seeding):

Men

3rd rd

Roger Federer (SUI x3) bt Dan Evans (GBR) 6-2, 6-2, 6-1

Alex de Minaur (AUS) bt Kei Nishikori (JPN x7) 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Women

3rd rd

Johanna Konta (GBR x16) bt Zhang Shuai (CHN x33) 6-2, 6-3

Karolina Pliskova (CZE x3) bt Ons Jabeur (TUN) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

Serena Williams (USA x8) bt Karolina Muchova (CZE) 6-3, 6-2

Petra Martic (CRO x22) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x12) 6-4, 6-3

Ashleigh Barty (AUS x2) bt Maria Sakkari (GRE x30) 7-5, 6-3

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