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US Open 2020 LIVE Updates – Serena Williams Vs Sloane Stephens

US Open 2020 LIVE Updates - Serena Williams Vs Sloane Stephens

The third round of US Open 2020 witnesses the clash of two American former champions Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens on the Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows, New York. Williams makes an incredible come in the match after dropping the opening set, she sends off her compatriot from the US Open and seals a 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory!

Set Three – Serena Williams Books Her Fourth Round Spot!

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 HIGH-QUALITY TENNIS!

Sloane earns the first point by slicing from the net, then a wise lob from Serena baffled her young compatriot. Brutal hitting from Serena left Stephens helpless and Serena had two match points.

Wasting no time, she seals the match on the first match point.

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 5-2*

Hefty serves give Serena an advantage of 30-0 in the game, and then with Sloane’s forehand error, she leads by 40-0. And a point later she closes out the set with her 12th ace of the match.

Serena on a mission… UNSTOPPABLE! 

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 4*-2

With one-way traffic on Serena’s road, a tantalizing winner on the first point of the game left Sloane bamboozled! However, she finds her way and stays in the match at 4-2 in the decider.

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 4-1*

Long rallies working in favor of Stephens she established a 30-0. With Serena immediately bouncing back the scoreline becomes 30-30. Serena produces a second serve ace for a 40-30 lead, with Sloane widening her forehand, Williams backs up her break!

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 3*-1

Sloane begins with an unforced error on her backhand side and as they continue to prevail, Williams earns three break points in the final set. Sloane saves two of them as Serena widens her forehand and hits the other return on the net. Also, she saves the third one as Serena fails to reach the ball.

But in the next two points, Williams earns the advantage and then Sloane hits a wide stroke and simultaneously Serena capitalizes the break.

Serena BREAKS!

Watching Mamma!

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 2-1*

With Serena wearing her emotion on her sleeve and playing some powerful baseline tennis she withstands the tough returns from Stephens and manages to hold on to her service game.

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 1*-1

Sloane makes an ideal start with a 40-0 lead and in no time she closes serve for a love hold.

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2, 1-0*

Once again Serena makes a feisty start with ace serves in the games and comfortably holds to 15.

Look who’s in the house!

Stats!

Set Two – Lopsided! Serena Williams Seals the Set

Williams Vs Stephens: 2-6, 6-2

A net chord point goes in Sloane’s way at 15-15 and Serena making a classy return and Sloane flawing, Williams earns two set points. With wasting no time, the third seed seals the set on the first set point.

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 2-5*

A spectacular service game from Serena, she has made just five unforced errors in the set so far and holds her serve to love.

LOVE HOLD!

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 2*-4

Serena lead by 30-0 on Sloane’s serve then Stephens comes up with two massive groundstrokes and balances the game at 30-30. Williams earns a break point but fails to capitalize as Sloan’s winner denied it.

Two points two unforced error from Sloane finally gives Serena the break in the match.

Serena BREAKS!

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 2*-3

American legend begins the game with a 40-15 lead and with Sloane beautifully controlling the tennis ball she pushes the game to deuce. Serena makes a challenge error and Sloane gains a break point. But with Serena not giving up, she strikes out the break point and holds her serve.

Serena survives a mini-SCARE!

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 2-2*

Stephens dictates the game on her serve and produces an easy hold.

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 1*-2

Stephens gets into trouble as Serena begins to dominate with her serve, but she manages to control the ball with feisty winners. Serena showing some fearless attitude she comfortably holds her serve.

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 1-1*

Serena struggles to answer Sloane’s serves and as the 23-time Major champion hits a wide forehand Stephens makes a hold.

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2, 0*-1

Williams opens the game with a 40-0 lead in the and then makes a hold at 40-15.

Set One – Sloane Stephens Takes the Set!

Williams Vs Stephens: 6-2

Stephens makes a love hold and advances one step closer to her fourth round at US Open 2020. She made only five unforced errors in the match so far!

Williams Vs Stephens: 5*-2 Double Break Up Stephens!

Fearless tennis from Serena end, but Sloane continues to force her to make mistakes. Stephens plays some terrific attacking tennis, Serena swings between defensive and offensive tennis. With a sharp backhand, she balances the game at 30-30

However, with her errors prevailing and Stephens leads by 5-2 in the opening set.

Williams Vs Stephens: 4-2*

Stephens begins with a beautiful forehand passing shot and with unplayable returns Williams earned two breaks at 40-15. 2017 New York champion effaces both the points and then earns an advantage with the 10th winner of the match. With Serena flawing her backhand, Sloane leads in the first set 4-2!

Williams Vs Stephens: 3*-2

Solid game from Serena as she unleashes her vintage shots. However, Sloane being firm she meets another break point at deuce. Williams erases the break point but the next slice backhand lands on the net give Sloane an advantage again.

Serena earns a game point with a passing shot, but a double fault brought the game back to deuce. With an inside out backhand winner and fourth ace of the match, Serna holds!t

Williams Vs Stephens: 3-1*

Sloane continues to play wisely with her serves and Serena’s mistakes and winners aid her to consolidate her break.

Stephens backs up her break!

Williams Vs Stephens: 2*-1 Stephens Breaks!

Serena made an ideal start with a 30-0 lead, but two unforced errors balanced the game at 30-30. With Stephens making Serena’s play challenging, she earned the advantage one deuce, and with Serena slamming a wide stroke, Sloane breaks!

Williams Vs Stephens: 1*-1

Sloane plays her game and finishes it with an elegant backhand winner!

Williams Vs Stephens: 1-0*

Williams makes a hold with a massive first serve at deuce and Stephens making a backhand error on the next point.

 

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