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The semifinals start at the US Open thursday. They are five storylines to watch out for on 11 in New York day.
One wonders if Venus Williams and her group took copious records during her 6-4, 6-4 second-round loss to Elina Svitolina, as her sis Serena now gets set to handle the entire world No. 5. Serena, the favourite in this semifinal matchup, most likely won’t need any support, but just a little additional game-planning never harmed anyone. Serena is on an objective as of this year’s US Open. Irrespective of her one set hiccup against 17-year-old Caty McNally, she’s got dismantled your competition. In her quarterfinal, she laid straight straight down one of several all-time smackdowns on 18th-seeded Wang Qiang, winning 6-1, 6-0 in 44 moments. Svitolina, who may have yet to drop just one set, should offer the test that is toughest yet for the 23-time major champ. Serena has a head-to-head that is 4-1 throughout the Ukrainian, but destroyed their final conference during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Continue reading