The emotion of meeting "a legend," as she said before the meeting, and certainly not having done as she wished, was too strong for the young Dayana Yastremska. The 18-year-old Ukrainian broke down in tears when she shook hands with Serena Williams, who sent her in the third round on Saturday in just over an hour (6-2, 6-1).
the Australian Open. The American then consoled her opponent. "They were great, do not cry," she said. You are so young. You played really well. "
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"I saw that she was very excited and I liked that," Serena added in a press conference. She was not just there to play a good game, but to win. She wanted to win. It really broke my heart. But she has talent and it's good to see that attitude. "
In the next round, the youngest of the Williams sisters will not find her oldest. Venus was beaten by Simona Halep, the world No. 1 (6-2, 6-3). It promises a shock in the 8th final.