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Another high for Serena Williams, wins her 300th Grand Slam match win

Serena Williams, who compiled a 25-2 edge in winners during the encounter , ironically had no clue about her historic 300-win milestone until she was questioned about it in a post-match interview.

Serena Williams

American tennis superstar Serena Williams, the defending champion and six-time  Wimbledon winner  overwhelmed Annika Beck 6-3, 6-0 in just 51 minutes on Centre Court, advancing to the fourth round with her 300th career Grand Slam match win.

The world number one Williams, who compiled a 25-2 edge in winners, wasn’t aware of the 300-win milestone until she was asked about it in a post-match interview.

”Was it? Cool. Oh, nice,” she said with a laugh. ”I had no idea. That’s awesome, right? That’s good, right? I think that’s a lot of matches.”

Williams’ latest win broke the  tie at 299 wins with Chris Evert and now ranks second in the Open era behind Martina Navratilova, who went 306-49.

In case Serena wins Wimbledon this edition, she will equal Steffi Graf’s record, who has won 22 Grand Slam titles.

IANS

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