• Serena Williams breezes into US Open quarter-finals after setting record for Grand Slam match wins

    Serena Williams breezes into US Open quarter-finals after setting record for Grand Slam match wins

    Another day, another record for Serena Williams.

    The American’s 6-2, 6-3 victory over Yaroslava Shvedova in the fourth round of the US Open on Monday means she is now the all-time Grand Slam match wins record holder with 308, surpassing Roger Federer’s total.

    Williams now bids for win No 309 in the quarter-finals on Wednesday against Simona Halep, the Romanian against whom she has a dominant 7-1 head-to-head record.

    Williams, 34, said: ‘I think it’s really exciting. I just think winning 308 matches […]