Serena Williams bests Alison Riske 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the quarter in London on Tuesday. Williams will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Barbora Strycova in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Serena won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after dropping her serve in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 7th (3-4) game. The American broke back 3 times in the 6th (3-3), in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game before winning the set.

2nd set.

Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that the American conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).

3rd set.

Riske enjoyed quite a good start of the set after breaking Williams in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, Williams found the way to come back to break Alison 3 times in the 2nd (1-1), in the 4th (3-1) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

After this encounter, the head to head between Williams and Riske is 1-0 for Serena.

Highlights Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske Wimbledon – London

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1st
Williams
Riske
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
2nd
Williams
Riske
4-6
4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Williams
Riske
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Serena Williams vs. Barbora Strycova – H2H and stats

Williams will face Strycova in the semifinal.

This will be the 4th time that Serena Williams and Barbora Strycova clash against each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Williams (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on grass.

The last time that they locked horns, Williams won 7-5 6-4 in the 4th round in Melbourne back in 2017.

Serena Williams in London

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