Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams Outplays Johanna Konta

  • Serena Williams, a six-time champion, defeated Britain's Johanna Konta and reached Australian Open semi-finals. Williams won 6-2 6-3 and will next be facing Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

    Seeded ninth, Konta, reached the quarter-finals on a 18-set winning streak and nine match, but could not make it to the semi-finals.

    With two wins, Williams will easily be able to claim an Open-era record 23rd major title.