Serena Williams easily advanced to the semifinals of the US Open with a dominating victory over Wang Qiang.
Williams, the No. 8 seed, defeated No. 18 seed Qiang, a two-time winner on the WTA Tour, 6-1, 6-0 in just 44 minutes for her 100th career singles win in the season’s last Grand Slam tournament.
Williams advances to play Elina Svitlonia, the fifth-seeded Ukranian who knocked off No. 16 seed Johanna Konta of Great Britan. She is pursuing the Grand Slam singles titles record. She has won 23 majors, six at the Open, which she last won in 2014. Margaret Court holds the all-time mark with 24. Williams last won a Slam at the 2017 Australian Open.
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