January 13, 2010
Serena advances to semifinal in Sydney
Serena defeated Vera Dushevina 6-2, 6-2 in quarterfinal action at the Medibank International (Sydney). The match lasted 61 minutes. Serena won 21 of 24 1st serve points (88%) and 8/15 second serve points (53%). She also served 6 aces along side 3 double faults. Serena has advanced to the semifinal where she will face Aravane Rezai of France (who defeated Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-0).