US Open: Serena Williams qualifies for quarter finals

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Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Yaroslava Shvedova in the US Open Last 16

Serena Williams made light work of her last 16 clash with Yaroslava Shvedova – taking just 68 minutes to ease into the quarter-finals at the US Open in New York.

The world No 1 defeated the Russian-born Kazakhstani 6-2, 6-3 to see her surpass Roger Federer’s tally of 307 singles wins on tour.

The American legend will face Simona Halep in the quarter-finals after her earlier 6-2, 7-5 victory over Carla Suarez.

Serena Williams in action Serena Williams in action

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