|Serena Williams bulldozed Wang Qiang in the quarter-finals of the US Open. — AFP Photo|
NEW YORK — Serena Williams earned her 100th win at the US Open on Tuesday with a brutal 6-1, 6-0 demolition of Chinese 18th seed Wang Qiang in just 44 minutes to set up a semi-final clash with Elina Svitolina.
Six-time US Open champion Williams smacked 25 winners against Wang, who
"Wow, wow," said Williams, who brought up a century of US Open wins to move to within one of the all-time record held by Chris Evert.
The 27-year-old Wang had not lost a set en route to her first Grand Slam
However, she was powerless to stop the Williams onslaught at Arthur Ashe Stadium, winning just four points in the second set and 15 in total.
"When I play someone who is playing really
"Physically I'm feeling great. More than anything I'm just having fun every time I come out here."
Williams is now two wins shy of capturing her 24th career Grand Slam title to match Margaret Court's all-time record. — AFP