Serena Survives, Advances To US Open Semifinals

    Serena Williams takes one step closer to fulfilling her quest to grab her 17th grand slam major, defeating her opponent K. Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 in US Open Quarterfinals.

    The Shadow League on Twitter

    Serena Williams advances to the semis of the #USOpen! https://t.co/VqHSW3uvew

    The roads were rocky with the younger Williams sister being down 3 – 1 in the first set but the Queen got her swag and swing right to prevail.

    US Open Tennis on Twitter

    @serenawilliams ups her level and gets back on serve against Pliskova in the 1st set! #USOpen https://t.co/oONOzmkW8x

    In between matches, Serena Williams was asked to weigh in on Colin Kaepernick and Nike’s “Just Do It” Campaign that they both happen to be a part of. The moment wasn’t lost on her when speaking with the press. 

    BBC Sport on Twitter

    Serena Williams has praised Nike’s new Colin Kaepernick advertising campaign, calling it a “powerful statement”. https://t.co/ZjGdMN17ll

    Williams will now face Anastasija Sevastova who took out defending 2017 US Open Champ Sloane Stephens in the Quarterfinals.