Serena Williams

Serena Williams defeated Timea Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

19 times Grand Slam champion Serena Williams reached to the French Open Final by defeating Timea Bacsinszky, but she had to fight not only against Bacsinszky but also with the over heat in the court and also with her illness. Due to illness and tiredness Serena lost the first set to Bacsinszky by 4-6.

When crowd was waiting for another unexpected result the world number one and Paris champion in 2002 and 2013 fought back like a champion and thrashed a 6-3, 6-0 win in second and third set. It was her 10 semi-final win in a row which she finally won by 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.

In the 29 degree heat , Williams demanded more and more ice-towels during changeovers and Williams’s coughing spurts became so loud that they echoed around the arena courtesy of the courtside microphones.

“I kept trying to find the energy and keep fighting. I wasn’t feeling well,” said Williams

Read more here:: Serena Williams defeated Timea Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

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