Heavyweight Tennis player, Serena Williams has reclaimed bragging rights after she defeated world No.1 Simona Halep to earn a spot in the Australian Open Quarterfinals.
In an intense clash and arguably one of the most exciting matches of the tournament, Serena edged with a 6-1,4-6,6-4 result.
Speaking after the match, she said: “it was an intense match and there were some incredible points. But I love playing tennis. It’s really cool to be back out playing on this court”
“I really needed to elevate my game. She’s the number one player in the world. I’m such a fighter. I just never give up.”
The 37-year-old American beat the Romanian world number one 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to set up a last eight clash with Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova.