American professional tennis player and seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams on Thursday crushes the Ericsson Open champion Katerina Siniakova of Czech Republic and advanced to the third round of the Rogers Cup.
The 37-yr-old Venus Williams concluded as the runner-up in Montreal three years before, was required to draw on all of her vast experience prior to she eventually prevailed Siniakova 7-5, 7-5 in an exhilarating second-round fight that lasted for one hour and 39 minutes.
Williams cracked Siniakova’s six-match triumph streak in style as she crushed 32 winners, counting 12 aces, whereas making just nine unforced errors all through the two-set thriller. With the victory, Williams now set up an extremely-anticipated pre-quarterfinal fight next to No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina, who beat Russia’s Daria Kasatkina 7-6, 6-4.
Williams, will be pursuing her third U.S. Open crown subsequently month following reaching the Wimbledon and Australian Open finals this year, had former registered her first-ever win in Toronto when she rebounded strongly to post a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Irina-Camelia Begu in a rain-hit opening encounter.