6-time US Open champion Serena Williams reached the second round of the US Open. He recorded a record 102nd win in the tournament on the occasion of Betty Olympia's third birthday. She now became the highest match-winning player in both the Men's and Women's categories. He broke the record of Chris Evert of America. On the other hand, elder bear Venus Williams was eliminated for the first time in the first round of the US Open. This was his 22nd US Open tournament.
39-year-old Serena defeated Christie Ann of America 7-5, 6-3 in straight sets. But Venus was beaten by Carolina Muchova 6-3, 7-5. This was the fourth time in the last five Grand Slams when Venus was eliminated from the tournament after losing the opening match.
I am very happy with this win: Serena
After reaching the second round, Serena said that it was the first time that there were no spectators to cheer. But I kept my motive nonetheless. This is Serena's first straight-set win when tennis starts again. They are very happy about this.
Serena has a chance to win the 24th Grand Slam
He said that after many years I won in straight sets. I knew that if I believed in myself, I would be successful in doing so. She has won 74 matches in the first round of the Major tournament while losing in a single. Serena has a chance to win the 24th Grand Slam. If she succeeds in doing so, Margaret will be on par with winning the Court's all-time Grand Slam record.
Andy Murray won the match that lasted 4 hours
Here, Andy Murray of Britain also reached the next round of the US Open. They beat Yoshihito Nishioka 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4), and 6-4 in a 4-hour hard-fought contest. After losing the first two sets, the British player made a strong comeback and won the next two sets in a tiebreaker. After this, the match was won by winning the last set. This is the first time they have entered a Grand Slam tournament since the 2019 Australian Open.
Muguruza also in the second round
At the same time, former French Open and Wimbledon champion Spain's Garbine Muguruza also reached the second round. He defeated Nao Hibino of Japan 6-4, 6-4 in straight sets. Muguruza also reached the final of the Australian Open this year, but could not win the title. She was defeated in the final by Sophia Kenin of America.