Serena Williams: I Watch My US Open Semifinal Loss Every Night To Get Ready
by Tom Gainey | January 20th, 2016, 12:32 am
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It’s a long way to go, but Serena Williams could meet nemesis Roberta Vinci in the Australian Open semifinals. Of course Vinci is the woman who ended Serena’s historic run at a Calender Grand Slam last September at the US Open, a loss Serena says she still uses as motivation.

“I watch it every day,” Serena semi-jokingly said. “Every night to get ready.”

After tough first round match, Serena used that motivation to bloww out Su-Wei Hsieh today 61 ,62. She’ll next face teen Russian Daria Kasatkina who beat Venus last week.

“I don’t think it’s gonna be easy,” Serena said. “Any time someone is beating Venus they are more than likely playing really good. So I definitely will be ready for that. I obviously will ask Venus what she thought of the match, and I’m sure Patrick will know everything about her match and stuff. He’s really good at studying.”

This fortnight, Serena is seeking an 22nd Grand Slam which would tie Steffi Graf’s Open Era record.


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3 Comments for Serena Williams: I Watch My US Open Semifinal Loss Every Night To Get Ready

Wog Boy Says:

Her sister Venus has been fined $5.000 for not turning up at the press conference after defeat to Konta.


Gypsy Gal Says:

Wogboy thanks for that piece of info,i like Venus,but ive lost alot of respect for her now….


Sarah Says:

I think she can survive without the $5.000 :)

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