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!

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

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”.

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

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