Williams alleviated previous ninth-seed Johanna Konta 6-2 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday to move into a 10th successive grand slam semifinal and closer to a record 23rd significant.
Serena Williams makes 10th straight grand slam semifinal at Australian Open
Despite the loss, Konta stated dealing with Williams was most likely among the very best experiences of her life.
“Credit to her, she played a practically ideal very first set,” Konta informed press reporters. “I felt she did extremely well.
“She simply revealed and reveals why she is who she is.”