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Miami Open: Serena Williams beats Lisicki to bag 700th career win

  • World number one Serena Williams struggled against Sabine Lisicki before prevailing 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-3 over the German to win the 700th match of her career and reach the semi-final of the Miami Open.

    In the process, the American made 51 unforced errors. She later admitted that “today wasn’t my best day”. 

    Williams will now play Romania’s Simona Halep, who defeated Sloane Stephens 6-1 7-5.

    Meanwhile, Britain’s Andy Murray came back from behind to defeat Dominic Thiem 3-6 6-4 6-1 in the men’s quarter-finals. 

    Tagged as: Serena Williams, Germany, Sabine Lisicki, semi-final, Miami Open, Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens, Andy Murray, Dominic Thiem, tennis, sports news