Serena Williams [USA], the world's first-ranked women's tennis player, ranked 6-1 in the world's 116th place Shelby Rogers [USA] in the top-seed open singles quarterfinals held in Lexington, Kentucky on the 14th. , 4-6, 6-7. According to the Associated Press, 38-year-old S. Williams was the first in eight years to lose to a player under 100th place.
The women's tour resumed from last week with an interruption due to the new coronavirus, and S. Williams was the first race after the restart. Aiming for the 24th victory in the four major tournaments, the team will participate in the US Open that opens on 31st. [Joint]